SAMA-SAMA SA PAG-ALPAS. To prevent food scarcity in this troubled time, Regional Director Wilfredo Cruz leads the distribution of 103,000 sex-reversed GET EXCEL tilapia fingerlings and 98,000 bangus fingerlings to fish growers of Dinalupihan, Hermosa, Orani, Samal, Abucay and Orion, all in Bataan.
In line with the mandate of the Department of Agriculture, the ALPAS or Ahon Lahat, Pagkaing Sapat COVID-19 program aims to ensure a food-secure nation more so during this emergency period of a pandemic when there is a global tightening of food supply. Thus, the immediate mobilization of support to fish farmers, in this case, in the form of fingerling assistance.
The awarding was done in 6 separate programs held in the municipalities served. With the unending support of the local government officials, BFAR Central Luzon will continue to conduct activities such as this to ensure that food is made available and affordable to help fight the threat of hunger. (Photos by FB)