The Department of Agriculture- Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) Regional Office 9 awards a cash prize of PHP 500,000 in a ceremonial turn over by FMRED Chief Erlinda M. Puy, MDM, representing Regional Director Al-zath K. Kunting to Hon. Joel M. Ventura, Mayor of Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte in recognition of the LGU’s achievement as the 3rd place winner in the CY 2022 Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan (MMK) Program search for Outstanding Coastal Communities in the region. The program is designed to honor commendable initiatives and contributions of coastal LGUs towards the goal of sustainable fisheries management.