Department of Agriculture
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
Regional Office No. 5
San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur
Telefax: (054) 361-2326
May 31, 2011
OUTSTANDING FISHERIES COUNCIL
OUTSTANDING FISHERIES COUNCIL. Wilfredo Chavenia (middle), Chairman of the Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (MFARMC) of Tiwi, Albay received from President Benigno S.
Aquino III a trophy and presidential citation for winning the 2010 Gawad Saka Search for Outstanding FARMC during the awarding rites were held at Rizal Hall, Malacanan Palace on May 23, 2011. Also in photo are (from left) Agriculture Undersecretary for Special Concerns Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Agriculture Undersecretary for Field Operations Joel Rudina, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, Tiwi Mayor Jaime Villanueva, BFAR OIC-Director Gil Adora, BFAR-5 Regional Director Dennis del Socorro, Tiwi Vice-Mayor Jose Climaco and MFARMC Vice-Chairperson Jose Condat.
The annual Gawad Saka Search is undertaken by the Department of Agriculture nationwide to recognize the commendable accomplishments of small farmers, fishers, and various agri-fishery groups to their respective communities and to the nation's food self-sufficiency and security, and economy. (rcanabe)