Annual Closed Fishing Season Lifted in Davao Gulf, Commercial Fishing Operations Resume

Effective today, September 1, 2023, BFAR XI announces the lifting of the annual three-month closed fishing season in the Davao Gulf fishing grounds. This resumption marks the end of the ban on commercial fishing operators of bagnets and ringnets in the area. During the closed season, which lasted from June to August, small pelagic fishes continue reading : Annual Closed Fishing Season Lifted in Davao Gulf, Commercial Fishing Operations Resume

Learning by Doing

27 fish farmers, aged 24-78 years old, are now better equipped with aquaculture technologies after completing the Hands-on Training on Tilapia Grow-out Culture and Management at Santa Monica, Nuevo Iloco, Mawab, Davao de Oro. Patricia Araullo, BFAR XI OIC-Training Division, said that the training follows a hands-on approach, allowing fish farmers to increase their knowledge continue reading : Learning by Doing

BFAR SAAD Davao Region Distribution Production Inputs and Post-Harvest Materials to Fisherfolk Association in Kiblawan, Davao del Sur

𝗞𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗻, 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗼 𝗱𝗲𝗹 𝗦𝘂𝗿 – 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝟭𝟴, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 — Demonstrating an unyielding commitment to rural development, the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Davao Region successfully conducted the distribution of production inputs and post-harvest materials to 37 member-beneficiaries of the SAAD Program Phase 2 in Kiblawan continue reading : BFAR SAAD Davao Region Distribution Production Inputs and Post-Harvest Materials to Fisherfolk Association in Kiblawan, Davao del Sur

Tilapia Culture and Management

In a bid to enhance the skills and expertise of DA-BFAR SAAD Program Phase 2 beneficiaries, a two-day insightful training on Tilapia Culture and Management was held last August 10-11, 2023 at Municipal Nursery of Kiblawan, Davao del Sur. To enhance proficiency in freshwater fishpond management, the training targeted the officers and members of the continue reading : Tilapia Culture and Management

DA-BFAR Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program Phase II Capacitate San Isidro Fisherfolk Association (SISFA)

𝗦𝗔𝗡 𝗜𝗦𝗜𝗗𝗥𝗢, 𝗗𝗔𝗩𝗔𝗢 𝗗𝗘𝗟 𝗡𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗘, 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝟭𝟬, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 – Members of the newly organized San Isidro Fisherfolk Association (SISFA) of San Isidro, Davao del Norte gained technical insights on Tilapia culture and management in a three-day training conducted on August 7-9, 2023. Spearheaded by the technical personnel from BFAR XI-Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) and Provincial continue reading : DA-BFAR Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program Phase II Capacitate San Isidro Fisherfolk Association (SISFA)

Project Launching: Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Unveils Phasse II of the SAAD Program

𝐃𝐨𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐨, 𝐃𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐨 𝐎𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥, 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟑, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑— In a significant stride towards poverty alleviation and food security enhancement, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR XI) through the Provincial Fisheries Office (PFO) of Davao Occidental, officially launched the Phase 2 of the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program in collaboration with Local Government continue reading : Project Launching: Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Unveils Phasse II of the SAAD Program

Capacitating Talaingod SAAD Fisherfolk Association (TSFA) Throug Tilaptia Culture and Management

𝐓𝐀𝐋𝐀𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐎𝐃, 𝐃𝐀𝐕𝐀𝐎 𝐃𝐄𝐋 𝐍𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐄, 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟒, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑| The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) XI through the Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) of Davao del Norte in collaboration with the Local Government Unit (LGU) and Provincial Agriculture Office (PAGRO), successfully concluded a 3-day training session on tilapia culture and management in freshwater fishpond for the continue reading : Capacitating Talaingod SAAD Fisherfolk Association (TSFA) Throug Tilaptia Culture and Management

Multi-species Hatchery, Nursery and Fish Cage Culture Project

To intensify its partnership with the private sector, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources XI (BFAR XI) has partnered with FINTECH Ventures, Inc. to undertake a Multi-Species Hatchery, Nursery and Fish Cage Culture Project. The primary objective of this partnership is to address the country’s decline in the availability of quality and affordable fry. continue reading : Multi-species Hatchery, Nursery and Fish Cage Culture Project

Gad Training for Fisherfolk

“Isip usa ka inahan mas natun-an nako na dili diay nato kinahanglan i criticize atong mga anak kung unsa iyang kinatawo, kinahanglan diay nila atong pagsabot og suporta.” (As a mother, I realized that we don’t actually need to criticize our children’s gender preference; what they truly need is our understanding and support.”) Sheryl Roma, continue reading : Gad Training for Fisherfolk