SUMILAO, Bukidnon (Aug. 5)- The Regional Fisheries Training and Fisherfolk Coordination Division (RFTFCD) of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region 10 (BFAR-10), capacitated 17 Fisheries Extension Workers (FEW) from the different municipalities in the provinces of Misamis Oriental and Camiguin at the Kisolon Freshwater Fish Production and Regional Training Center (KFFPRTC).

This ‘Training of Trainers’ on Municipal Management and Capture Fisheries Technology (Payao Management Plan Formulation) with the intent to equip these individuals with the knowledge, expertise, and resources necessary to effectively manage the municipal fisheries and address the crucial problem of overfishing.

The participants are all recipients of a unit of Payao from BFAR-10 for the calendar year 2022.

The bureau, through its Provincial Fisheries Offices of Misamis Oriental and Camiguin, came about this 3-day training on Municipal Fisheries Management, Big Brother Small Brother Concept in Capture Fisheries, and Active and Passive Fishing Gears to continue to pave the way to sustainable fisheries in all coastal areas in the region.

To advance the facilitation of the skills training, technical personnel from the Provincial Fisheries Office of Camiguin and Misamis Oriental with the active support of their Provincial Fishery Officers, Evie Lumingkit, Arlene B. Novo, and RFTFCD officer-in-charge, Kristine Galarrita. (CLViajante/JOTadena/BFAR10)