DA-BFAR 9 Awards Plaque of Appreciation to KADIWA on Wheels Exhibitors

On January 29, 2024, the Regional Office 9 of the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) recognized the invaluable contributions of the exhibitors who participated in KADIWA on Wheels CY 2023. In a ceremony held at the office, a Plaque of Appreciation with grocery gift packs was presented to the awardees as continue reading : DA-BFAR 9 Awards Plaque of Appreciation to KADIWA on Wheels Exhibitors

DA-BFAR 9 AND RARE PHILIPPINES COLLABORATE IN EMPOWERING SIBUGAYNON FISHERFOLK LEADERS

DA-BFAR 9 and RARE Philippines have collaborated to empower Sibugaynon fisherfolk leaders. The two-day activity, titled “Towards Strengthening MFARMC Leadership in Zamboanga Sibugay,” was conducted on January 30-31, 2024, for the second batch of Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Councils (MFARMCs) representatives. The event aimed to boost the efficacy of MFARMCs across the 13 continue reading : DA-BFAR 9 AND RARE PHILIPPINES COLLABORATE IN EMPOWERING SIBUGAYNON FISHERFOLK LEADERS

DA-BFAR 9 Awards MMK Prize to LGU-Dimataling

The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Regional Office 9 bestows another plaque of commendation and a substantial cash prize of one million pesos to LGU-Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur. The accolade recognizes the municipality outstanding achievement for winning 2nd place in the CY 2022 Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan (MMK) Program search for continue reading : DA-BFAR 9 Awards MMK Prize to LGU-Dimataling

DA-BFAR 9 Advances Local Bangus Broodstock; 5,000 Fingerlings Successfully Moved for Sustainable Fry Production

n a significant stride towards achieving the goals of the National Bangus Development Program, the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Regional Fisheries Office 9 successfully transferred 5,000 Bangus fingerlings from the nursery pond of the Mampang Brackishwater Demonstration Fish Farm (MBDFF) to its broodstock pond on January 9-10, 2024. The objective continue reading : DA-BFAR 9 Advances Local Bangus Broodstock; 5,000 Fingerlings Successfully Moved for Sustainable Fry Production

IN PHOTOS || On January 5, 2024 the DA-BFAR Region 9 witnessed the inaugural harvest of Bangus from the High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Marine Fish Cage Project awarded to the Western Alicia Fisherfolk Association at Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay. The initial harvest from one out of two fish cages yielded a total volume of 5.541 tons continue reading :

EMPOWERING COASTAL COMMUNITIES: TWO-DAY TRAINING ON SOLAR SALT PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY SPURS GRASSROOTS GROWTH IN ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR

The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Regional Office IX through the Fisheries Production and Support Services Division (FPSSD), Regional Fisheries Training and Fisherfolk Coordination Division (RFTFCD) and the Provincial Fishery Office of Zamboanga del Sur, in collaboration with the Local Government Units of Vincenzo Sagun and Dimataling in Zamboanga del Sur continue reading : EMPOWERING COASTAL COMMUNITIES: TWO-DAY TRAINING ON SOLAR SALT PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY SPURS GRASSROOTS GROWTH IN ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR

DA-BFAR 9 ERMCSOC OPERATIVES AND LOCAL POLICE APPREHEND 2 COMMERCIAL BOATS FISHING WITHIN DAPITAN WATERS

The Zamboanga del Norte Operatives of DA-BFAR 9 Enforcement and Regional Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Operation Center (ERMCSOC) and the Local Police of Dapitan City apprehended two commercial fishing boats fishing within the municipal waters, in violation of the Amended Philippine Fisheries Code on August 23, 2023, while on board Multi-Mission Patrol Boat (MMPB) 3023 continue reading : DA-BFAR 9 ERMCSOC OPERATIVES AND LOCAL POLICE APPREHEND 2 COMMERCIAL BOATS FISHING WITHIN DAPITAN WATERS

DA-BFAR IX TURNS OVER A 62-FOOTER PURSE SEINE FISHING VESSEL TO SFF

The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Region IX recently conducted a turn over ceremony of the 62-footer steel-hulled Purse Seine Fishing Vessel to the Sindangan Fisherfolk Federation (SFF) on August 8, 2023, at Sindangan Port, Barangay Calatunan, Zamboanga del Norte. The said ceremony commenced with a traditional blessing of the vessel continue reading : DA-BFAR IX TURNS OVER A 62-FOOTER PURSE SEINE FISHING VESSEL TO SFF