DA-BFAR, National Scientist condemn the destruction of marine resources in the West Philippine Sea

National Scientist Dr. Edgardo D. Gomez presented a comprehensive study on the damage inflicted to marine biodiversity and economic productivity by China’s increased militarization in the region.

DA-BFAR, Smart unveil mobile app for vessels registration

The Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) will employ the so-called Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless solutions of Smart Communications to speed up and ensure the accuracy of its upcoming nationwide registration of municipal fishing boats.

DA-BFAR deploys floating assets for Ruby quick response and relief operations

In light of the onslaught of Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit), the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has deployed its multi-mission boats for quick response and relief operations in Ruby-affected areas. A total of 10 units of MCS and 26 units of 30-footer patrol boats located in strategic areas along the Ruby “corridor” are ready for use in relief activities.