Mahintana takes part in the BFAR Orientation on Fisheries Administrative Order 263

Message of support by Glenn Padro, Chief, Fisheries Management and Regulation Division (FMRED) (left); newly selected regional representatives per sector (top)

Mahintana Foundation, Inc., through the Ridge-to-Reef Program participated in the orientation of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources XII (BFAR XII) on Fisheries Administrative Order 263 series of 2019 (FAO 263) otherwise known as “Establishment of Fisheries Management Areas (FMA) for the Conservation and Management of Fisheries in Philippines Waters” on March 25, 2021 at Koronadal City.

The objective of the FMA is to provide a science-based, participatory, and transparent governance framework and mechanism to sustainably mange fisheries consistent with the principles of Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management anchored on food security and supplementary livelihood for poverty alleviation consistent with the objectives of the Amended Fisheries Code.

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