USec. Drusila Esther Bayate, Chairman of NFARMC, members of the DA-BFAR officials led by Atty. Demosthenes Escoto, National Director and representatives from other national agencies, academe, Non-Government Organization (NGO) participated on the event.

The meeting paved way on the deliberation, presentation and apporval of the proposed Fisheries Administrative Orders (FAOs).

NFARMC is the recommendatory body to the Department of Agriculture. It was created to assist in the formulation of national policies for the protection, sustainable development and management of fishery and aquatic resources and the preparation of the National Fisheries and Industry Development Plan.