BFAR XI ventures Livelihood Opportunities for LSIs
November 3, 2020
DAVAO CITY—BFAR XI official, Dir. Raul C. Millana convened with Ms. Christina Mendrico of Mensahe TV and representative of E Grace Food last October 30, 2020. Ms. Mendrico introduced a sustainable project scheme and rationalized system for export-oriented and domestic-oriented enterprises, as well as support for micro, small and medium enterprises to qualified beneficiaries.
NEW FISHERIES ORDER ENFORCES VESSEL MONITORING MEASURES ON PH VESSELS AGAINST IUUF
October 20, 2020
The Philippines has intensified its monitoring, control and surveillance of its waters against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing through a new Fisheries Administrative Order, which now includes all Philippine catcher vessels to install Vessel Monitoring Measures (VMM) and Electronic Reporting System (ERS).
BFAR SECURING THE NATION’S FUTURE THROUGH FISHERIES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
October 14, 2020
Lelyn Hermetanio, 54 years old, is a resident of Prk. 1-A Lacson, Calinan, Davao City. Their family initially relied on the income of her husband, Armando Cadiz Maravillas as a local farmer in their community. But when her husband suffered stroke and rheumatic arthritis, it became difficult for their family to sustain the daily needs since they mostly depend on farming as their primary source of income.
BFAR XI strengthens FARMC
October 12, 2020
DAVAO CITY—Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (FARMC) in every province functions to guide the fisherfolk to craft their plans and programs as a consultative and recommendatory body to the local government units. Thus, empowering the FARMCs is ensuring food security and sustainability in the implementation of the different programs, including those that protect the sea from illegal activities such as dynamite fishing.