BFAR holds 3-day gender training
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) XI will conduct a three-day Gender and Development (GAD) training for project leaders and implementers to institutionalize women empowerment and gender equality in the Bureau's operation on February 19-21, 2014..
4-month closed season for Davao Gulf approved
Members of the National Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (NFARMC) approved the proposed establishment of a four-month closed season for the Conservation of Small Pelagic Fishes in the Davao Gulf during a Conference held in the city yesterday..
PHL to ask safe passage of PHL boats along Indon's EZZ
DAVAO CITY, Feb 14 (PNA) -- The Philippines is set to ask Indonesia to grant Philippine vessels safe passage through its Exclusive Economic Zone (EZZ) during the Joint Committee on Bilateral Relations meeting to be held in Jakarta on February 24 and 25 this year..
Fisheries laws to be discussed in NFARMC gab in Davao
DAVAO CITY -- Fisheries officials are set to discuss economically-significant fisheries laws in the city from February 11-15 with the back to back conferences of the National Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (NFARMC) and the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (FARMC) Coordinators..
Davao Oriental reef areas endangered
DAVAO CITY -- Up to 27 coral reef areas in San Isidro, Davao Oriental are in danger of destruction due to dynamite fishing activities in the province..
Help of Indonesia to Filipino fishing industry sought
DAVAO CITY -- The Philippines-Indonesia Border Committee Chairmen's Conference, held here last Wednesday, has committed to bring to higher authorities a request to allow Philippine-flag fishing vessels to pass through the Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in going to high seas to conserve time and money..
More certified fish examiners needed in Davao region
DAVAO CITY, Feb 5 (PNA) -- The Fisheries Resource Protection and Law Enforcement Section-Quick Response Team (FRLPS-QRT) has revealed that there are only 11 certified fish examiners in Southern Mindanao but this is expected to increase once the result of the Fish Examiner's Exam last week will be out soon..