Dear online visitors and readers,

It is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you all to the official website of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 9. We are delighted to have you here with us as we showcase the important work that we do to promote sustainable fisheries and aquaculture development in the Zamboanga Peninsula region.

As a government agency tasked with protecting our precious marine resources and improving the lives of our fisherfolk, we understand the importance of having an online presence that can reach a wider audience and keep you up-to-date on the current news and expansions in our sector.

Our website is your gateway to the latest material about BFAR Region 9’s programs and services, as well as our achievements, challenges, and ongoing plans. Here, you will find a wealth of data on various topics, including our programs and projects, services, events, and other initiatives.

As our agency embarks on a journey towards digital transformation, we are committed to providing you with timely and accurate information about the state of our fisheries and aquatic resources, and we hope that our website will be a valuable resource for you.

We encourage you to explore our website and learn more about the various programs and projects that we have implemented to support our fisherfolk, improve the quality and safety of our seafood products, and protect our marine ecosystems. We also welcome your feedback and suggestions on how we can improve our website to better serve your needs.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website, and we hope that you will find the information that you are looking for. We look forward to engaging with you and keeping you informed of the newest developments in our sector in line with our vision for “Serbisyong Tapat, Isda’y Sapat, Mangingisda’y Angat!”


Al-zath K. Kunting, RFP (SGD)
Regional Director