|PFDA Weekly Briefer for Weekly Fish Unloading from March 8-14, 2021 and Volume of Fish Sold at isDA ON THE GO as of March 15, 2021|
Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) has recorded a 3 percent increase in the volume of unloaded fish in all its Regional Fish Ports (RFPs) translated to 11,843.42 metric tons (MT), covering March 8-14, based on the 2-week comparative weekly report from the Operations Services Department (OSD).
The frontrunners in this growth are the Navotas Fish Port Complex (PFDA-NFPC) and Lucena Fish Port Complex (PFDA-LFPC) which registered a 27.22% (5,090.66 MT) and 34.18% (369.50 MT) growth, respectively.
To date, PFDA RFPs have already unloaded a total of 551,437.06 MT of fish since the start of the community quarantine last March 2020.
In relation to this significant increase in supply, PFDA’s isDA ON THE GO (iOTG) Project continues to deliver fresh - frozen and budget-friendly fish supply to its consumers within Metro Manila, and selected areas in Luzon.
As of March 15, the IOTG project has already sold a total of 99,647.20 kilograms of affordable fish and fishery products and has served more than 350,000 families.
(Report by Mark Angelo N. Perez and infographic by Paul Vincent Del Rosario - Public Information Division)