|PFDA attends Fisheries ManCom Meeting with DA chief|
Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) attended the Fisheries Management Committee Meeting led by Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Dr. William D. Dar to discuss policy directions and ways forward in the industry via teleconference on June 18, 2021.
Together with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), Secretary Dar presented a scaled-up action plan for the fishing sector. In addition, the Regional Daily Food Fish Commitment for NCR was also discussed during the meeting.
Before the meeting ended, the DA chief gave his directives to all the participants to continuously support the fisheries sector and work towards food security with prosperous and empowered fisherfolk.
PFDA Operations Services Department Manager Mr. Eric M. Sims, PFDA-NFPC Port Manager Ms. Luz P. Ortiz, and PFDA-NFPC Market Operations Division Officer-In-Charge Mr. Melvin A. Rabang attended the meeting.
(Mark Angelo N. Perez – Public Information Division with reports and photos from Kristine Joy S. Tuazon – PFDA - NFPC)