|PFDA explores Mindanao. The PFDA Top Management recently conducted a site visit in SANACOR, Sarangani Province. From the right - Engr. Danilo E. Caparos, Plant Manager, Engr. Eduardo Manalo, CMD-TSD, Mr. Marfenio Y. Tan, CEO, and Atty. Glen A. Pangapalan, PFDA General Manager.|
The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) is continuously exploring new opportunities to diversify programs and activities relevant to its mandate as the flagship government agency established to promote the development of the fishing industry through the provision of post-harvest infrastructure facilities and essential services.
Recently, the PFDA Top Management led by Atty. Glen A. Pangapalan, General Manager, and Engr. Miguel B. Lamberte, Jr., Assistant General Manager, visited various Mindanao-based and leading fishery and aquaculture sites.
The PFDA team is also joined by Atty. Jose Ruiz III, OIC Legal Division/Office of the Board Secretary, and Engr. Eduardo Manalo, Chief CMD-TSD.
The PFDA team conducted site visit in San Andres Aquaculture Corporation (SANACOR) in Alabel, Sarangani Province, July 22, 2020.
SANACOR contributes to an average production of 10,000 metric tons of high value catch like pompano, sea bass, shrimps and milkfish in the province.
Aside from this, SANACOR also provides employment opportunities to thousands of fishers and workers in the province.
The PFDA team met SANACOR officers - Engr. Danilo E. Caparos, Plant Manager, and Mr. Marfenio Y. Tan, Chief Executive Officer.
Sarangani Province is home to over 150 small and large companies engaged in aquaculture.
|PFDA explores Mindanao. The PFDA Top Management with Malalag Mayor Peter Paul Valentin; Mr. Pol Yuro, Municipal Administrator; Mr. Romulito B. Madrio, Port Supervisor, and Mr. Joseph Anthony Lanzar, Malalag Bay Fish Cage Operators and Fisherfolks Association President.|
Aside from SANACOR, the PFDA team also organized a meeting with the Malalag Bay Fish Cage Operators and Fisherfolks Association in Malalag, Davao del Sur, July 23, 2020.
The PFDA team met Mayor Peter Paul Valentin; Mr. Pol Yuro, Municipal Administrator; Mr. Romulito B. Madrio, Port Supervisor, and Mr. Joseph Anthony Lanzar, Association President.
Mindanao is considered to be an aquaculture haven in the Philippines. According to BFAR reports, The Mindanao contributed 42% percent of total aquaculture production in the country in 2012 composed of ponds, fish cages in fresh and marine waters, and mariculture of oysters, mussels and seaweeds. (Public Information Division with reports and photos from the PFDA - Office of General Manager and Office of the Assistant General Manager)