NSAP-CALABARZON CONDUCTS FOUR-DAY TRAINING ON BASIC STOCK ASSESSMENT TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

To standardize implementation procedures/methodologies of stock assessment vital in the management and conservation of resources for sustainable development of fishing grounds, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region 4A (BFAR 4A) – National Stock Assessment Program (NSAP) conducts a four-day training on: “Basic Stock Assessment Tools and Techniques” for the newly hired NSAP Data continue reading : NSAP-CALABARZON CONDUCTS FOUR-DAY TRAINING ON BASIC STOCK ASSESSMENT TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

ILLEGALLY CAUGHT FISH CONFISCATED DURING CHECKPOINT OPERATION IN PAGBILAO, QUEZON

At around 2240H, last February 16, 2021, while conducting a joint mobile-checkpoint operation at Brgy. Ikirin, Pagbilao, Quezon, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources 4A – Fisheries Resource Protection Group (BFAR 4A-FRPG) in coordination with the Local Government Unit (LGU) and Philippine National Police (PNP) of Pagbilao, Quezon flagged down a private vehicle (jeepney) continue reading : ILLEGALLY CAUGHT FISH CONFISCATED DURING CHECKPOINT OPERATION IN PAGBILAO, QUEZON

SHELLFISH ASSESSMENT IN PAGBILAO AND PADRE BURGOS, QUEZON

As part of the Shellfish Development Program, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources 4A (BFAR 4A) conducts assessment and regular monitoring to assure that oysters are safe for human consumption and have an acceptable level of toxins and microbiological contaminants. The recent assessment on September 3, 2020, showed acceptable levels of E. coli bacteria continue reading : SHELLFISH ASSESSMENT IN PAGBILAO AND PADRE BURGOS, QUEZON

BFAR 4A DISPERSES TILAPIA FINGERLINGS

In response to the requests for livelihood assistance under the Fisheries Development Program-Fisheries Production and Distribution, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources 4A (BFAR 4A) through the Fisheries Prouction and Support Service Division (FPSSD) and Provincial Fisheries Office (PFO)-Laguna dispersed 55, 000 pieces of tilapia fingerlings to fisherfolk and academe, last September 3, 2020. continue reading : BFAR 4A DISPERSES TILAPIA FINGERLINGS

BFAR 4A-NFRDI PLANNING WORKSHOP ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF FISHVOOL

The BFAR 4A in collaboration with NFRDI embarks on another project as they commence the workshop and focus group discussion on “Data Validation on Capture Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectors using Fisheries Vulnerability Assessment Tool” or FishVool, on September 2-3, 2020. As an accessible information contributor, FishVool aims to develop and offer a simple and effective continue reading : BFAR 4A-NFRDI PLANNING WORKSHOP ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF FISHVOOL

PLEDGE OF COMMITMENT TO “GOOD GOVERNANCE AND NO TO CORRUPTION”

The officials and employees of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) support the advocacy of Secretary William D. Dar of the Department of Agriculture (DA) on “Good Governance and No to Corruption”. This is in response to the President’s call for transparency and integrity in all government offices. Simultaneously, BFAR officials and employees continue reading : PLEDGE OF COMMITMENT TO “GOOD GOVERNANCE AND NO TO CORRUPTION”

AWARDING OF FISHERY ASSISTANCE TO THE FISHERFOLK OF QUEZON

BFAR-4A kicks-off “Bangka Mo, Gawa Mo” program for the municipalities of Real, Infanta, and General Nakar in Quezon province. 20 fiber glass-reinforced 20-footer fishing boats will be constructed by the 40 beneficiaries themselves. They will be trained and supervised by BFAR technical personnel. The kick-off ceremony was led by Quezon First District Representative, Congressman Wilfrido continue reading : AWARDING OF FISHERY ASSISTANCE TO THE FISHERFOLK OF QUEZON