MEDIA STATEMENT OF THE FMA 4 MANAGEMENT BOARD ON THE RESULTS OF THE SARDINE STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATION DIALOGUE CONVENED BY THE DA-BFAR

The Fisheries Management Area 4 Management Board extend its appreciation to the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources for organizing a consultation dialogue on September 28, 2022 in Zamboanga City, which gathered key stakeholders of the sardine industry including the issues and concerns surrounding the sardine industry including the issue on the continue reading : MEDIA STATEMENT OF THE FMA 4 MANAGEMENT BOARD ON THE RESULTS OF THE SARDINE STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATION DIALOGUE CONVENED BY THE DA-BFAR

WET MARKET VENDORS IN METRO MANILA ON THE PRINCIPLE OF FOOD SAFETY AND GOOD MARKETING PRACTICES

As part of the Fish Conservation Week celebration last week, fish vendors from Commonwealth Market learned about proper fish handling and good marketing practices during the Orientation-Seminar held last September 14, 2022. Market supplies such as boots, aprons and polystyrene boxes were also distributed to help promote proper seafood handling and keep our fish safe continue reading : WET MARKET VENDORS IN METRO MANILA ON THE PRINCIPLE OF FOOD SAFETY AND GOOD MARKETING PRACTICES

THE PHILIPPINE IUU FISHING ASSESSMENT REPORT 2022: BUILDING UNDERSTANDING AND ACTION ON IUU FISHING IN THE PHILIPPINES

Over the years, international concern about IUU fishing has grown and has become increasingly urgent. More and more, the international community is emphasizing the need for strong policies and cooperation among nations to address the problem more effectively. As a party to international fishing agreements, a major fish producer, and a global marine biodiversity center, continue reading : THE PHILIPPINE IUU FISHING ASSESSMENT REPORT 2022: BUILDING UNDERSTANDING AND ACTION ON IUU FISHING IN THE PHILIPPINES

THE DA-BFAR HAS SIGNIFIED ITS SUPPORT TO THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF PALAWAN IN REALIZING THE GOALS OF STRENGTHENING RESPONSIVE, INNOVATIVE, AND PROACTIVE STEPS IN THE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF NARINE PROTECTED AREAS (MPAs) IN THE PROVINCE

The 2nd Palawan MPA Summit featured discussions that will strengthen the management of MPAs based on effective strategies and implementation of programs that are science-based and data-driven. The Summit also provided relevant updates on sustainable management of fishery resources in Palawan, specifically within its MPAs. Gov. Dennis M. Socrates, the governor of the province of continue reading : THE DA-BFAR HAS SIGNIFIED ITS SUPPORT TO THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF PALAWAN IN REALIZING THE GOALS OF STRENGTHENING RESPONSIVE, INNOVATIVE, AND PROACTIVE STEPS IN THE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF NARINE PROTECTED AREAS (MPAs) IN THE PROVINCE

BFAR PressRelease | DA-BFAR LAUNCHES FIRST OF 33 FRP FISHING BOATS PROJECT FOR MUBICIPAL FISHERFOLK

The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has set sail the first 62-footer fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) tuna handline fishing boat under the Bureau’s Capacitating Municipal Fisherfolk program in its inaugural ceremony at the Pacificfortia Marine Technologies Inc. Subic Facility in Subic, Zambales on Wednesday, September 21. Coined as DA-BFAR’s first-of-a-kind project continue reading : BFAR PressRelease | DA-BFAR LAUNCHES FIRST OF 33 FRP FISHING BOATS PROJECT FOR MUBICIPAL FISHERFOLK

DA-BFAR CENTRAL OFFICE EMPLOYEES JOINED THE INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP (ICC) DRIVE HELD AT THE MANILA BAYWALK DOLOMITE BEACH IN ROXAS BOULEVARD, MANILA ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER17, 2022.

The ICC is one of the largest annual massive clean-up of oceans, bays, and beaches. It is a global movement conducted simultaneously from different parts of the world participated in by volunteers who share the same passion for environment. #TagapagtaguyodNgMalinisAtMasaganangKaragatan #MalinisAtMasaganangKaragatan

#BFARPressRelease | DA-BFAR LAUNCHES 1ST PHILIPPINE IUU FISHING ASSESSMENT REPORT

The Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) released its first assessment report on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Philippine waters today, September 14, in a roundtable discussion organized at BFAR Central Office in Quezon City. The Philippine IUU Fishing Assessment Report 2021 presents estimates of the country’s overall continue reading : #BFARPressRelease | DA-BFAR LAUNCHES 1ST PHILIPPINE IUU FISHING ASSESSMENT REPORT

#SeafoodKADIWA |NEARLY 298.78 KILOGRAMS OF ASSORTED SEAFOOD WERE SOLD TO RESIDENTS OF NEARBY BARANGAYS, BULK BUYERS, AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES OF THE DA-BFAR CENTRAL OFFICE DURING THE CONDUCT OF SEAFOOD KADIWA NI ANI AT KITA ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15.

Facilitated by DA-BFAR’s Fisheries Industry Development and Support Services Division (FIDSSD), the Seafood KADIWA has sold about Php 65,670.00 worth of fishery commodities such as fresh bangus, tilapia, individually-quick-frozen (IQF) white shrimp, salmon head, deboned bangus, marinated bangus, smoked bangus, marinated scad, and assorted dried fish. The Seafood KADIWA was participated by suppliers from Zambales, continue reading : #SeafoodKADIWA |NEARLY 298.78 KILOGRAMS OF ASSORTED SEAFOOD WERE SOLD TO RESIDENTS OF NEARBY BARANGAYS, BULK BUYERS, AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES OF THE DA-BFAR CENTRAL OFFICE DURING THE CONDUCT OF SEAFOOD KADIWA NI ANI AT KITA ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15.