BFAR PRESS RELEASE | DA-BFAR awards Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan 2020 winners

Three municipalities from Luzon and Visayas were awarded as outstanding coastal communities by the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) during the Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan (MMK) 2020 awarding ceremony and the Month of the Ocean Celebration on Tuesday, May 31, in Pasay City. Conferred by DA Undersecretary for Agri-industrialization and continue reading : BFAR PRESS RELEASE | DA-BFAR awards Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan 2020 winners

MALINIS AT MASAGANANG KARAGATAN 2020 AWARDING CEREMONY

Tunghayan ang pagbibigay-pugay at pagkilala sa tatlong munisipalidad na nagpamalas ng kani-kanilang natatanging pagsisikap upang tanghaling kampeon ng Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan: The Search for the Most Outstanding Coastal Communities. Mapapanood ang selebrasyon LIVE, 9 AM, bukas dito sa official FB page ng Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Central Office. #TagapagtaguyodNgMalinisAtMasaganangKaragatan #MalinisatMasaganangKaragatan #OneDA continue reading : MALINIS AT MASAGANANG KARAGATAN 2020 AWARDING CEREMONY

BFAR Press Release | GOVERNMENT AND PARTNERS AIM TO IMPROVE LIVES OF FILIPINO FISHERFOLK THROUGH FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

A program that aims to raise the economic status of Filipino fisherfolk by capacitating them on financial management was launched on May 23, in Quezon City. DA-BFAR, one of the proponents of the Financial Education Program along with Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, BDO Foundation, and the USAID’s Fish Right Program through the PATH Foundation PH continue reading : BFAR Press Release | GOVERNMENT AND PARTNERS AIM TO IMPROVE LIVES OF FILIPINO FISHERFOLK THROUGH FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Testimonya Ng Tagumpay | STARTED OUT AS A FOOD-FOR-WORK INITIATIVE CLEANING SUMLANG LAKE SIX YEARS AGO

Under the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources’ Balik Sigla sa mga Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) program, Sumlang Fisheries Association was awarded 30 pieces of drums, bamboos, fishing nets, 10,000 pieces of tilapia fingerlings, and 97 sacks of feeds. These implements were used by the association to create a now tourist attraction where visitors can continue reading : Testimonya Ng Tagumpay | STARTED OUT AS A FOOD-FOR-WORK INITIATIVE CLEANING SUMLANG LAKE SIX YEARS AGO

KAPITAN KRESS BAYANING MANGINGISDA AT MAGSASAKA SEARCH 2022

The Bureau supports this activity which is truly timely and relevant as the nation also celebrates the whole month of May as Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month. The DA-BFAR congratulates all the winners of the Search, especially Mr. Rolando Rabang from Bacnotan, La Union and Mr. Monte Manalo from Batangas City, Batangas, hailed as Grand Winners continue reading : KAPITAN KRESS BAYANING MANGINGISDA AT MAGSASAKA SEARCH 2022

Deep Dive Fridays | MANTRA RAYS

#DeepDiveFridays | Highly intelligent and highly threatened, manta rays are the largest rays in the world. These beautiful sea creatures can be found in various tropical, subtropical and temperate ocean waters across the globe. “Manta” means blanket or cloak in Spanish, referring to their large, flat, diamond-shaped bodies, which have distinct triangular pectoral fins. Mantra continue reading : Deep Dive Fridays | MANTRA RAYS