DA-BFAR joins the SOCSKSARGEN Federation of Fishing and Allied Industries, Inc. (SFFAII) in kickstarting the 23rd National Tuna Congress and Trade Exhibit with the theme, “Adapting Strategies Responsive to Global Challenges.”

During the opening of the Trade Exhibit, DA-BFAR National Director Atty. Demosthenes R. Escoto delivered a message of support highlighting the importance of the country's tuna fisheries amid challenges and changes in nature such as rising sea temperatures, exacerbated by climate change, among many other industry concerns. He also shared ...

The DA-BFAR, together with the DILG, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other relevant stakeholders, conducted a two-day consultative workshop on the development of the National Plan of Action for Small-Scale Fisheries.

The training workshop aims to assist the NTWG develop the NPOA and implement the SSF Guidelines through several activities and workshops. Ms. Rebeca Andong, Fisheries Specialist and SSF Project Coordinator and Mr. Len Garces, Consultant of FAO Philippines, led the presentation of the project overview and guidelines, issues, opportunities and ...

SARANGANI BAY RESTOCKED WITH 10M BANGUS FRY

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) acknowledges Finfish Hatcheries Inc. (FHI) and the local officials of the municipality of Malapatan, Sarangani, for leading the restocking initiative of over 10 million bangus fry in the waters of Lun Masla, Sarangani Province, on August 5. FHI operations manager, Dorie Ticao, ...

“Tugon ng Lokal at Sambayanan: Buhay at Kabuhayan, Isang Pagsasama-sama para sa Kanlurang Dagat ng Pilipinas”

The collaborative efforts of the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Tanggol Kalikasan, and various national agencies and stakeholders culminated in a successful three-day National Summit for West Philippine Sea (WPS) held on August 2-4, 2023, in Pasay City ...

Maligayang Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

Nakikiisa ang Kawanihan ng Pangisdaan at Yamang-Tubig sa Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) at sambayanang Pilipino sa pagdiriwang ng “𝐁𝐮𝐰𝐚𝐧 𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐢𝐤𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐚" ngayong Agosto 2023, na may temang “𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐨 𝐚𝐭 𝐦𝐠𝐚 𝐊𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐢𝐤𝐚: 𝐖𝐢𝐤𝐚 𝐧𝐠 𝐊𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐲𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐚𝐧, 𝐒𝐞𝐠𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐝, 𝐚𝐭 𝐈𝐧𝐠𝐤𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐚𝐠𝐩𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐩𝐚𝐝 𝐧𝐠 𝐊𝐚𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐚𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐩𝐮𝐧𝐚𝐧”. Ang pagdiriwang ay alinsunod sa itinakdang ...