The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 3 conducted a successful Regional Orientation recently, at the BFAR 3 Training Hall about the implementation of the National Shellfish Livelihood Project.

This government initiative aims to boost the livelihoods of coastal communities through sustainable shellfish farming. The orientation provided stakeholders with crucial insights into best practices, ecological considerations, and the economic potential of shellfish cultivation.

BFAR Region 3 officials outlined plans for capacity-building programs and support mechanisms, emphasizing the region’s role in contributing to the success of the national project. The event marked a promising beginning for collaborative efforts toward a sustainable and prosperous future for the shellfish industry in BFAR Region 3.