Category Archives: tuna congress

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 […]

Gov’t to implement stringent tuna conservation measures

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 6 Sept) – The government will implement more stringent conservation measures to ensure the proper management of the country’s dwindling tuna resources. Undersecretary Eduardo Gongona, national director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), said these mechanisms were set in the updated National Tuna Management Plan (NTMP) of […]

Gov’t to implement stringent tuna conservation measures

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 6 Sept) – The government will implement more stringent conservation measures to ensure the proper management of the country’s dwindling tuna resources. Undersecretary Eduardo Gongona, national director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), said these mechanisms were set in the updated National Tuna Management Plan (NTMP) of […]

20th National Tuna Congress set for Sept. 5 to 7 in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 04 September) — Tuna industry stakeholders will gather here on Wednesday to tackle various challenges affecting the industry and set fresh strategies to sustain its competitiveness in the global markets. Rosanna Bernadette Contreras, executive director of the Socsksargen Federation of Fishing and Allied Industries Inc. (SFFAII), said Tuesday that around […]