News and Public Affairs

BFAR 8 on its 69th Anniversary
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BFAR 8 joins the whole BFAR community in celebrating its 69 years of service. With the theme, “Counting and Continuing BFAR’s Best”
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Inauguration and Turn-over Ceremony of 2 CFLC's
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The Inauguration and Turn-over Ceremony of Community Fish Landing Center
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New DA execs visit Eastern Visayas
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Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol together with Undersecretary for Fisheries and BFAR National Director Eduardo B. Gongona visited the Eastern Visayas region on July 13, 2016
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Training on Wing Oyster Culture '16
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BFAR-8 conducted a trainer's training on Wing Oyster, Abalone and Pearl culture in Matalom, Leyte.
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Press Release
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
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
Establishing New Community Fish Landing Centers for Fisherfolk Empowerment
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Fisheries, Coastal Resources and Livelihood (FishCoral) Project
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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