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BFAR 3 Celebrates Farmers and Fisherfolk Month  

City of San Fernando, Pampanga – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region 3 opened recently the annual celebration of Farmers and Fisherfolk Month highlighted by the installation of a Regional Fisherfolk Director who shall sit and assume the role and position of a BFAR Regional Director for the whole month of May.

Since 2005 under the BFAR Fisheries Order No. 80 which was mandated by a Malacanang Executive Order (EO 240) the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources celebrates the Mangingisdang Direktor program to which it was intended to further dramatize and popularize the fisherfolk empowerment and participation as government partners.

Lorenzo “Ka Enzo” N. Mapanao, MFARMC chairman of Dipaculao, Aurora was chosen as the RFD and will seat as Head of BFAR Region 3 from May 1-31, 2011. During the period, Ka Enzo will be engage in barrio immersions and different activities such as mangrove reforestation to address the concern of climate change, tilapia fingerlings dispersal, fish summit, and turnover of livelihood projects to fisherfolk groups.

The Mangingisdang Direktor Program is meant to draw awareness on the vital role of farmers and fisherfolk as backbone in the government’s poverty alleviation program.(photo by: D.Lamyong - BFAR3INFO)

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
   
       
       
       
     
     
   
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