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Regional Director Dr. Nilo Selim Katada led the official installation of 2022 Regional Fisherfolk Director Mr. Rolan F. Samontina, on Monday, May 16, in line with the celebration of the Farmers' and Fisherfolk's Month with the theme, "Modernisasyon at Industriyalisasyon Tungo sa Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita."

The regional fisherfolk directorship program is one of the highlighted events of DA-BFAR’s observance of the month-long celebration with its theme, “Mangingisdang Direktor para sa Matatag na Balikatan.”

For the month of May, RFD Samontina will sit as the Regional Director and get a glimpse of the DA-BFAR’s operations, to further dramatize the empowerment and participation of fisherfolk as government partners in the conservation, protection and management of the fisheries and aquatic resources.

 

News and Updates
Regional Fisherfolk Director Rolan F. Samontina formally ended his term as the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Caraga
Regional Director Dr. Nilo Selim Katada attended the 2nd Quarter Regional Management Committee (RMC) Meeting...
Regional Director Dr. Nilo Selim Katada led the official installation of 2022 Regional Fisherfolk Director Mr. Rolan F. Samontina, on Monday, May 16...
As part of its continuing efforts of advancing fisheries management in the region, the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Caraga, through its Fisheries Resource Management Section.....
DA-BFAR Caraga holds Workshop on Risk Assessment of Introduced Fishes in Lake Mainit
As a prompt response to the alarming threat of microplastic contamination in seaweeds, the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Caraga hosted a Consultation on the Looming Effects of multi-colored plastic straws in Seaweed Farming on May 5, 2022 held at the BFAR Provincial Fisheries Office in San Agustin, Surigao del Sur.
This May, we are celebrating the Month of the Ocean!
At least 40 seaweed growers from the Cayab Kinayan Seaweed Farmers Association in Barobo, Surigao del Sur and Baugo Seaweeds Association in Lianga, Surigao del Sur received...
The DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Caraga is continuously fabricating 30-footer fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) boats to be distributed to the fishing communities greatly affected by Typhoon Odette in Caraga region...
Regional Director Dr. Nilo Selim Katada led the official installation of 2022 Regional Fisherfolk Director Mr. Rolan F. Samontina, on Monday, May 16, in line with the celebration of the Farmers' and Fisherfolk's Month with the theme,
Lake Nato?s SAAD fish cage beneficiaries attend benchmarking trip to Nasipit Mariculture Park
1st National Mariculture Center Satellite Office, inaugurated in Caraga Region
Pendaliday named as the 6th BFAR Caraga Regional Director
DA-BFAR Caraga conducts I-FIT workshop assessment in Agusan del Norte
FISHERY FORUM WITH DA-BFAR CARAGA AND SURIGAO CITY LGU
DA-BFAR Caraga turns-over solar dryers to Barobo fisherfolk
DA-BFAR Caraga initiates community pantry on its 74th founding anniversary
DA-BFAR Caraga collaborates for AHON Aid
MAYA Internship Program
DA-BFAR Caraga, SIKAT holds I-FIT Workshop Assessment in Siargao Islands
New Chief FIRO appointed in DA-BFAR Caraga
DA-BFAR Caraga caps-off 2021 FFM celebration
DA-BFAR Caraga convenes fisherfolk representatives for Peace and Development Agenda
FishCORAL's Giant Clam Enhancement Project indicates new recruits
DA-BFAR Caraga sounds alarm on the status of Lake Himbang and Lake Nato of Esperanza
BFAR Caraga recovery interventions: to boost aquaculture in Agusan del Sur
FISHCOOP in Nasipit Mariculture Park launches Barangay Harvestahan
DA-BFAR Caraga turns over Jetty Port, CFLC in Cagwait, Surigao del Sur
DA-BFAR Caraga holds 2021 Regional Food Security Summit on Fisheries Sector
DA-BFAR Caraga kicks-off 2021 FFM celebration in Loreto, Agusan Sur
Linking Seaweed Growers Organization to Financing Institution in Surigao Sur
PFO ADS Baylo Elektro Project gains Volunteer Surenderees
Coordination Meetings with LGUs on Legislated Hatcheries
DA-BFAR Caraga FPLEG, PFO-ADS undertakes Information Drive on Electrofishing in Talacogon, ADS
PFO ADS, LGU La Paz collaborates for Lake Conservation Initiative
Strong Partnership for Efficient and Effective CIQ Boarding Operations in Surigao Port
DA-BFAR Caraga joins Consultation on the Regulation on Catching Puerulus Lobsters
Desamparados NHS in Talacogon AgSur Partners with DA-BFAR XIII PFO-ADS for Capacity Training of K-12 SHS Students
PFO ADS supports NTF-ELCAC Intervention in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur
DA-BFAR Caraga holds Climatology and Disaster Preparedness Training for IP communities
PFO ADS initiates 'Baylo Elektro' Project to Curb Illegal Electrofishing in Rosario, Agusan Sur
Ensuring Strong and Continuous Border Control
LGU Bayugan City gears for Aquaculture Production through SAAD Program for Fishery
DA-BFAR, UNDP-GEF, held a Mindanao-Cluster Stakeholders? Consultation Workshop for Octopus Management Framework Plan
OIC RD Katada attends CCAUSE Special Management Board Meeting
DA-BFAR Caraga New OIC RD visits Fisheries Quarantine Checkpoint in Pulang Lupa, Trento, Agusan Sur
PFO Agusan Sur launches ?Kalambuan sa Pangisdaan? Multimedia Program
DA-BFAR Turns-Over 1.8M worth SAAD Projects in San Agustin, Surigao Sur
Sperm Whale Found Dead Ashore in Baculin, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur
DA-BFAR XIII Celebrates 57th FishCon Week
Stranded megamouth shark released back into the wild
Balik Probinsya Program
BFAR 13 Brings Seafood Kadiwa to Claver, SDN and Surigao City
DA-BFAR 13 Continues To Curb IUUF Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
DA-BFAR Holds Training on the Preparation of Unified Fisheries Ordinances;
Dinagat to Intensify fishery law enforcement with patrol boats from BFAR
Claver Fisherfolk Beneficiaries Receive 15 Motorized FRP Boats
DA Secretary Turns-Over P40M Worth of Fishing Gears, Projects to Caraga Fisherfolk
Sec. Dar Releases Ulang, Hybrid Tilapia Seeds in Butuan
21st National Tuna Congress
BFAR Eyes Sustainable Strategy to Manage Fishery Resources
Anao-aon Fisherfolk Beneficiaries Receive P1.3M Worth of Motorized FRP Boats
BFAR Caraga holds Orientation on FAO 263 to Stakeholders of Fisheries Management Areas (FMAs)
15 th Techno-Forum Highlights Modernization of Agri-Fisheries Sector
BFAR Promotes Fishery Products in Tech Forum
BFAR Leads Oplan Bira in Placer, Surigao del Norte
IFAD holds (SIS) Mission for FishCORAL Project in Caraga
NFD Urges Strengthening of Fisherfolk
BFAR-Caraga Joins in the Celebration of 118th One Surigao
Patayon to Sit as BFAR-Caraga Mangingisdang Direktor in May
Technical Staff Attend AquaR Skills Training
BFAR-Caraga Joins DA in Information Caravan
BFAR Conducts Workshop and Oath Taking of New Mangingisdang Director
Fisherfolk Representatives in Caraga Elect New Director
Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) Orientation and Planning Workshop
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