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PIA Press Release
2010/06/29

Siquijor fisherfolks undergo BFAR skills training

By Rizalie Anding Calibo

Province of Siquijor (29 June) -- Around 150 local folks, mostly women in coastal communities here, participated in the series of livelihood and skills training on food processing and fishery product development jointly conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), region 7 and the BFAR-Regional Fishery Training Center of Carmen, Cebu in coordination with the provincial government of Siquijor.

The first of the series of training was conducted in Enrique Villanueva municipality with 29 participants, 19 of which are women; followed by barangay Talayong of Lazi town, 32 participants, 21 of which are women; San Juan town, 17 participants, all women; Larena town, 24 women and only 2 men, Maria town, all 22 women and another in Enrique Villanueva town, also all 24 women participants.

The training, according to BFAR-Siquijor provincial head Warren Inao, aims to create viable alternative products out of the different fishery products in the province to further enhance the earning capabilities of the fisherfolks and their families.

Participants were members of the People's Organizations in different municipalities, composed mostly of women, most of which are wives of fishermen who were actively involved in aquamarine production.

Inao said that the skills training is part of the BFAR's support services program geared towards the improvement of the product primarily produced in the locality.

"Hopefully, this will open up to another livelihood and employment opportunities that allows fisherfolks and members of their families earn additional income," he said.

Aside from the new skills acquired from the various trainings, Inao said, participants were given the initial assistance in the form of kitchen utensils through the POs that serve as the organization's starting capital.

Meanwhile, Inao encourage other participants to avail of the training, request of which, can be done through the Office of the Municipal Agriculturists and the Municipal Mayor. (PIA-Siquijor) [top]

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