DA-BFAR AWARDS BIGGER, UPGRADED FISHING BOATS TO QUALIFIED FISHERFOLK ASSOCIATIONS NATIONWIDE

The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has set sail its biggest ever distribution ceremony to date for its flagship program in fisheries development, the Capacitating Municipal Fisherfolk Program. On July 3, 2024, the Bureau awarded a total of 15 units of newly constructed 62-footer fiberglass reinforced ...

DA-BFAR, USAID Vow Stronger Cooperation Against Illegal Fishing

Quezon City, PHILIPPINES — The Department of Agriculture (DA) - Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Wednesday affirmed their commitment to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the country following the launch of a new fishery law ...

Strengthening Foundations: BFAR 8 SAAD Phase II conducts Social Preparation Activities in Daram, Samar

GANDARA,SAMAR - “Diri nala SAAD, kundi natuman na.” (It's not just a promise, but it's already fulfilled.) were the words of affirmation shared by Mr. Herminigildo Lotoc, President of the Yangta Fisherfolks Association (YFA), after attending the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Phase II Organizational Development and Financial Management ...

Fifty-sixth Meeting of the Council Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center

6–9 May 2024Tagaytay City, Philippines PRESS STATEMENT At the kind invitation of the Government of the Philippines through its Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources as the host, the Fifty-sixth Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council (56CM) was convened on 6–9 May 2024 in Tagaytay City, Philippines. In attendance at the ...

BFAR opens farmers, fisherfolk month celebration; conducts turn-over ceremony for Mangingisdang Direktor Program

The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) kicked off the Farmers' and Fisherfolk Month celebration with the symbolic turn-over ceremony for the Mangingisdang Direktor Program on May 6, 2024 at the BFAR Central Office.BFAR Officer-in-Charge Mr. Isidro M. Velayo, Jr. handed over the symbolic key of leadership ...