Category Archives: BFAR

BFAR to establish more tuna conservation zones

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sept) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is planning to establish next year additional Tuna Conservation and Management Zones (TCMZ) in tuna fishing grounds within the country’s territorial waters. Rafael Ramiscal, chief of BFAR’s capture fisheries division, said Thursday they are working on the expansion of […]

National Tuna Management Plan launched on Thursday

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 04 September) — Government and tuna industry stakeholders will launch here on Thursday the newly-completed enhanced national management plan for tuna fisheries. The updated National Tuna Management Plan (NTMP) of 2018 will be formally presented to the industry and concerned sectors by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau […]