The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-CAR holds the Harvest Field Day for the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) Program at Brgy. Quidaoen, San Juan on April 16, 2019.
The activity was graced by Regional Director Milagros Morales, BASIL National Focal Person Levita Zapanta, Eric Teodosio from the Philippine Crop Insurance Company (PCIC), San Juan Mayor Meynardo M. Bautista Jr., Philippine Statistics Authority Senior Chief Specialist Felixberto Perdido, Acting Provincial Fishery Officer Junior Cesar Martinez, staff from different agencies, fisherfolks, and brgy. officials of Quidaoen.
The Harvest Field Day monitors the progress of the production of program beneficiaries in the area.
During the program, Regional Director Milagros Morales urged the public and the fisherfolks to register at their respective municipalities to avail programs of the Bureau.
PCIC also introduced their programs and services and distributed check claims for those who have devastated crops and fishpens.
Mayor Bautista also expressed his deepest gratitude for having their municipality as one of the beneficiaries of the program. He hopes that more programs like these will reach their area to aid fisherfolks.
BFAR also distributed gillnets to fisherfolks during the program.
An open forum was also held to address the queries of the fisherfolks.