PASO, BFAR hold interfacing with fishery sector in Catanduanes
by OA Privaldos
Catanduanes Province (27 February) -- The Bureau of Fishery and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Bicol and the Provincial Agricultural and Services Office (PASO) in this province have slated a series of interfacings with concerned sectors on the different programs and projects of the government on the sectors' development.
The duo agencies also intend to strengthen the organization of the Fisheries Aquatic Resource Management Councils (FARMCs) in the 11 municipalities to identify common predicaments of the involved sectors, consequently, address them through the agency's intervention and community cooperation
Among the projects and programs are BFAR and PASO need to intensify among FARMC's include fishery law enforcement, formulation of municipal fish ordinances, coastal resource management and new trends on mud crab culture, seaweed culture, and post harvest technology.
Other activities will be the harvesting of grouper cultured in fish cage in Caramoran, test planting of seaweeds in Pandan, and launching of aquasilviculture in Magnesia del Sur in Virac.
The 24-day event will start in Caramoran, then Bagamanoc, Panganiban, Viga, Gigmoto, Baras, Bato, Virac, San Andres, San Miguel and Pandan.
This routinary activity of PASO and BFAR will be held from February 10 until March 5. (BUCAL/PIA) [top]