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Friday, August 01, 2014
Fisheries Leads Economic Growth in Northern Mindanao
PHILIPPINES - The Northern Mindanao economy has posted a 5.6 per cent growth in 2013, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), due in part...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Government Sends More Support to Typhoon-hit Fishing Industry
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources is delivering thousands of fishing equipment items in aid of the Yolanda-affected...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Basilisa Town Benefits from Marine Fish Cage Project
PHILIPPINES - The town of Basilisa in Dinagat Islands recently received a Marine Fish Cage Project worth P2.5 million from the Department of Agriculture-Caraga Region....
Friday, June 13, 2014
Philippines to Comply with EU Fishing Standards to Avoid Ban
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is working on meeting the standards of the European Union on fishing, according to the Department...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Philippines Reports Agriculture, Fisheries Growth Despite Typhoon Yolanda
PHILIPPINES - Despite the devastation brought about by Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) during the latter part in 2013, Philippine agriculture still managed...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Government to Enforce Temporary Fishing Ban in Davao
PHILIPPINES - Following the success of the closed season in Zamboanga last year against overfishing, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is closing...
Panabo City Conducts Tilapia Hatchery Seminar
PHILIPPINES - The City Government of Panabo through the City Agriculturist Office (Cagro) conducted a Tilapia Hatchery Seminar at Barangay Consolacion on May 12,...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Nueva Vizcaya Intensifies Support to Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
PHILIPPINES - The provincial government through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAgrO) continues to provide free tilapia fingerlings to various fish farmers and...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
New Hatchery to Boost Fishery Production in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The northwestern part of the country now has a steady source of quality fingerlings for fish farmers after the initial production conducted at the...
Monday, May 12, 2014
Government Urges Farmers to Practice Responsible Aquaculture
PHILIPPINES - With the occurrence of El Nino in the country, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is advising fish farmers to practice responsible...
Friday, May 09, 2014
Government to Conduct Tilapia Farming Training at Congress
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) region 2, in collaboration with the Local Government Units of Isabela and SN Aboitiz, is set to...
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Government Warns Fish Farmers About Antibiotic Use
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned fish cage and fish pond operators against feeding fish stocks with antibiotics to hasten...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Philippines Reports No Fish Kill Despite Hot Weather
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines provincial fishery office is closely monitoring possible incidents of fish kill in the province due to higher temperature during the...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Fish Farmers Trained on Organic Tilapia Production
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Regional Fisheries Training Center (RFTC) of the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
More Private Investment Needed in Philippines Hatcheries
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is calling for more investments in hatcheries as Region 1 alone accounts for 25 per cent of milkfish...
Monday, April 21, 2014
Nueva Vizcaya Farmers Receive Free Tilapia Fingerlings
PHILIPPINES - At least 220 farmers in this town recently received free tilapia fingerlings from the local government unit, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Government Turns Over Assistance to Earthquake-Stricken Bohol
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala and Governor Edgardo Chatto have jointly signed a Memorandum of Agreement which officially kicks off the implementation...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Saline Tilapia Research Completed in Dagupan
PHILIPPINES - Saline tilapia, or tilapia mollibicus, was developed in Dagupan City through 15 years of research through the joint collaboration of Filipino and French...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Government Gives P33 million to Rehabilitate Damaged Farms and Fish Cages
PHILIPPINES - THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has given around P33 million to the Provincial Government Capitol to rehabilitate aquatic farms...
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Government to Rehabilitate Fishing Communities Damaged by Typhoon
PHILIPPINES - P1.71 billion has been released to the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) for the rehabilitation of fishing...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Government Boosts Local Tilapia Supply
PHILIPPINES - The Provincial Agriculture Office has released some 120,000 tilapia fingerlings into Pangasinan’s river systems to boost the province’s tilapia...
SEAFDEC Provides Technical Assistance to Seaweed Farmers
PHILIPPINES - Researchers from Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) in Iloilo City recently visited the coastal municipalities of Zamboanga del...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Fishermen Invited to Invest in Mariculture Park
PHILIPPINES - The Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte (PGLDN) invites businessmen and fishermen to invest in its mariculture park in the town of Sultan Naga...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Philippines Enacts Blue Swimming Crab Sustainability Regulation
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture has published a Joint Administrative Order (JAO) regarding the conservation and regulation of Blue Swimming...
Friday, February 07, 2014
Fisheries Production Decline due to Fuel Price Hike, Climate Change
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office has attributed the decreased in last year’s commercial fisheries production...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Fishery Sector Workers Urged to Register for National Database
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is reiterating its call to all workers in the Cordillera fishery sector to register for the national...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Fisheries Still Affected by Oil Spill in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Fisherfolk in Estancia, particularly Barangay Botongan hit by an oil spill, are still warned by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, not...
Friday, January 17, 2014
Harmful Algal Bloom Affecting Philippines Shellfish
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned the public not to catch or eat shellfish from some coastal waters due to the presence...
Rice Eel Turned from Pest to Profit
PHILIPPINES - The rice eel (Monopterus albus) has been considered by many farmers as a pest, but last year it turned out to be a dollar-earner according to Director...
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Gonzaga to Expand Seaweed Production Areas
PHILIPPINES - With a good market for seaweed products in the region, the Local Government Unit (LGU) will expand its production areas in Gonzaga....
 
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