Sailing to save our fishes
The arrival of the M/V DA-BFAR research vessel on the night of July 20, 2014 became a symbol of hope not only for the people of Southern Mindanao but for millions more all over the country who are not only relying on our fish resources for their daily supply of protein but also for their livelihood..
Duterte urge fishermen to support closed season
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte commended the concerned agencies for the implementation of the closed season for pelagic fishes from June 27-August 31, 2014 even as he urged fishermen in the Davao Region to comply with its provisions..
Gulf 'closed season'
to be enforced strictly
A team from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 11 and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will start monitoring the Davao Gulf as three patrol boats arrived in time for the enforcement of the "closed season for commercial fishing of pelagic fishes begins..
BFAR sends 3 patrol boats for closed season
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) National Director Asis Perez has sent three patrol boats to the Davao Region for the implementation of the "Closed Season for the Conservation of Small Pelagic Fishes in Davao Gulf" which started on June 27..
Closed fishing season in Davao Gulf begins
DAVAO CITY -- The closed season for the conservation of small pelagic fishes in the Davao Gulf officially started on Friday, but the Philippine Coast Guard still lacks big boats and equipment needed to monitor the area..
BFAR eyes 1-million roster
DAVAO CITY -- The Bureau of Fisheries Aquatic Resources (BFAR) hopes to register 1 million fisherfolk by July through the National Municipal Fisherfolk Registration Program in order to fulfill its commitment to national treaties and further improve its share in the European Union (EU) fish market..
22,666 registered fisherfolk in Davao Region
A total of 22,666 fisherfolk have been registered in the Davao Region as of May this year, nine months after the launch of the Municipal Fisherfolk Registration Program in Davao City..
Lupon MFARMC: sustaining its coastal resources
Fisheries management in the country used to be the sole responsibility of the national government but the Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (MFARMC) in Lupon, a Gawad Saka Awardee of the Agriculture Department in Region XI for two consecutive years now, has shown that fisheries management can be done even in the municipal level..
BFAR Patrol boats to monitor Davao Gulf fish ban
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will deploy a patrol boat to monitor the soon-to-be implemented commercial fishing ban in the Davao Gulf..
Role of farmers, fishermen
in development stressed
The City Agriculturist's Office (CAO) urged Davaoeños to give farmers and fishermen the recognition due them considering the important role they play in the development of Davao City and the entire country..