Press Release: DA-BFAR’S Relief and Recovery Operations Reach More Odette-Stricken Fisherfolk Communities

The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) continues to expand its relief and recovery drive in coastal communities affected by Super Typhoon Odette. DA-BFAR’s multi-mission vessels have been deployed to fast-track the recovery of Odette-stricken coastal areas. More than Php 6 million worth of relief goods ...
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#BFARStatement | DA-BFAR’s Clarification Statement on Reports of Voluntary Installation of VMM in PH-Flagged Commercial Fishing Vessels

The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) clarifies that the installation of the vessel monitoring system (VMS) and electronic reporting system (ERS) for commercial Philippine-flagged fishing vessels, as provided for under Section 119 of the Fisheries Code (RA No. 8550) remains mandatory.There have been news reports ...
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M/V DA-BFAR ARRIVES IN SURIGAO DEL NORTE

M/V DA-BFAR ARRIVES IN SURIGAO DEL NORTE The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) delivered FRP supplies and materials and relief goods to Odette-affected fisherfolk in Surigao Del Norte. The effort is part of DA-BFAR’s relief and recovery operations, dubbed as Operation Bangon, for Odette-stricken coastal ...
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#BFARPressRelease | DA-BFAR starts up relief and recovery operations for Odette-stricken coastal areas

The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has mobilized its floating assets, including its multi-mission offshore vessel, BRP Lapulapu (MMOV 5001), to conduct relief operations in areas isolated by Super Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). The first official leg to a series of relief operations, DA-BFAR’s ...
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#BFARPressRelease | DA-BFAR Inaugurates New Legislated Hatchery in Perez, Quezon

In the government’s effort to boost the country’s aquaculture production by providing more local sources of fry, the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, in partnership with the Local Government of Perez in Quezon, inaugurated today, December 13, 2021, a new multi-species marine hatchery constructed in the ...
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