Promoting aquaculture in the Philippines through free delivery of fish fingerlings

Photos’ credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) – Description: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)

The arrangement of such aquaculture support is managed by the local government units (LGUs) and the Provident Fund Offices (PFOs). Fish fingerlings shown in one photo are either delivered or picked up in the or by the respective provinces or municipalities.

The second photo shows packs of fingerlings that were picked up by one of the municipalities in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) to be dispersed to their constituent fisherfolk beneficiaries. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in cooperation with CAR provide fingerlings at no cost as input assistance to improve the fisheries production in the region as well as provide fish sufficiency and alternative livelihood to the aquaculture operators.


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