News and Public Affairs

Press Release
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The BFAR Region VIII launched culture of abalone, locally known as lapas (Haliotidae) in Brgy. Trinidad, Guiuan, Eastern Samar last April 28, 2016
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Press Release
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Towns in Southern Leyte receive patrol boats from DA-BFAR The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region VIII joined the whole community of Limasawa, Southern Leyte
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A Big Step Forward
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Establishing New Community Fish Landing Centers for Fisherfolk Empowerment
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Fisheries, Coastal Resources and Livelihood (FishCoral) Project
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The overall goal of FishCoral is to reduce poverty in poor coastal communities, improve food & nutrition security & increase household incomes in the Philippines.
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BFAR 8 Confiscated and Disposed RED TIDE Contaminated Shellfishes
RED TIDE ALERT!! Be safe. Be informed!
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52nd‬ Fish Conservation Week
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources - Regional Office No. 8 celebrates Fish Conservation Week with its year’s theme centers on nurturing the present resources for a bountiful sustainable harvest in the future, “Pangisdaang pinagyaman ngayon; henerasyong sagana sa panghabang panahon.”
>> BFAR celebrates Golden Anniversary of Fish Conservation Week



New Tacloban Fish Port Now Ready for Trading
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
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
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
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
Region 8 BFAR conducts training on Gender Mainstraiming and Utilization of GAD Checklist
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