Filipino fisherman returns home after 63 days stranded at sea
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017, UNTV News
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has awarded a new fishing boat to fisherman Gino Jorolan. Jorolan is the fishermen from Davao Oriental who was stranded at sea for 63 days..
Threat looms over tilapia industry
Monday, June 12, 2017, SunStar Davao
THERE is an imminent threat on Tilapia industry following the warning released last May 26 by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that there is an outbreak of Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV), a highly-contagious disease among farmed and wild tilapia..
Closed season in Davao Gulf starts June 1
Friday, May 12, 2017, SunStar Davao
THE office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Davao Region urged fisherfolks to voluntary comply with the implementation of the "Closed Season for the Conservation of Small Pelagic Fishes in Davao Gulf" starting June 1 until August 31. BFARDavao regional director Fatma Idris..
Revitalizing Davao's seaweed industry
Sunday, April 09, 2017, SunStar Davao
AS THE Department of Agriculture (DA) eyes the revitalizing of seaweed industry in the country, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) conducts specific activities and provides planting materials in different areas in the city, specifically in Tibungco, to support DA’s campaign..
DA-BFAR Davao apprehends commercial fishing boat
December 9, 2016, Philippine Information Agency
DAVAO CITY, Dec. 9 – The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) apprehended on Wednesday, a 76-gross ton commercial fishing boat operating inside the municipal waters of Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental.
BFAR-11 declares open season for pelagic fishes in Davao Gulf
September 1, 2016, Philippine News Agency
DAVAO CITY, Aug. 30 (PNA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Davao Region or Region 11 announced the start of the "Open Season" for fishing in the Davao Gulf beginning September 1.