News and Public Affairs

New Tacloban Fish Port Now Ready for Trading
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TACLOBAN CITY, June 9 (PNA) - The new city fish port is now ready for occupancy, but the process has been hounded by opposition of fish traders to transfer to the new facility.
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Fiberglass Boats to Patrol Over Municipal Waters in EV
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The BFAR in Eastern Visayas is set to launch locally fabricated fiberglass patrol boats in the coastal towns of the region to combat illegal fishers.
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Farmers’ Field Day
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RICE-FISH CULTURE BFAR-Provincial Fisheries Office in coordination with the Provincial Government of Eastern Samar through its Provincial Research and Extension Center conducted Farmers’ Field Day.
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2015 Regional Seaweed Industry Forum
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BFAR 8 conducted the 2015 Regional Seaweed Industry Forum on April 16-17, 2015 at Sabin Resort Hotel, Ormoc City.
>> the Seaweed Industry in Eastern Visayas! ...Going Forward --->



Gender and Development '15
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Region 8 BFAR conducts training on Gender Mainstraiming and Utilization of GAD Checklist
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Re-standardizing the NSAP Methodology and Orientation on CFLC
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BFAR 8 conducted seminar-workshop on Re-standardizing the NSAP Methodology simultaneously with the Orientation on establishment of Community Fish Landing Centers under the TARGET program.
>> FLDT's and NSAP Enumerator seminar-workshop



BFAR 8 Employees Geared Up For Coastal Clean-up Drive
This activity is one of the highlights of the 50th Fish Conservation Week Celebration with the theme “Pangisdaang pinagyaman ngayon; henerasyong sagana sa panghabang panahon".
>> Coastal Clean-up continous :)



The National Payao Program
10,000 fisherfolks from Eastern Visayas seen to benefit from National Payao Program.
>> BFAR completed the deployment of 70 fish aggregating devices



FishR now in EV
Fisheriesfolk Registration 2013 Launching at Tacloban City Convention Center.
>> FishR 2013 launching



BFAR 8 unveils first deep sea seaweed park
Global warming has greatly affected the seaweed production in shallow waters. To address this concern, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) crafted the Deep Sea Seaweed Park Program.
>> First deep sea seaweed park



BFAR 8 joins Women's Month Celebration
A photo essay on BFAR 8's mangrove planting activity last March 14, 2013 in celebration of International Women's Month
>> BFAR 8 adopts a mangrove area for Women's Month '13