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 with a gross value of Php656,674.00.

The project is part of the DA-BFAR’s program to boost the local aquaculture production and, at the same time, improve the quality of life of the fisherfolk through livelihood interventions.