The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will conduct a free online training on fisheries technology on June 30 and will accommodate 30 participants in the MIMAROPA region on a first-come-first-served basis.

Fisheries regional director Elizer Salilig said Thursday that the training will be open to residents of any provinces in the MIMAROPA region.

“Ang target natin ay ang ating aquaculture kasi di ba meron tayong ALPAS, ‘yong Ahon Lahat, Pagkaing Sapat (ALPAS) Kontra sa COVID-19. Magbibigay kami ng password kung sino yong mga sasali,” he said.

The Regional Fisheries Training and Fisherfolk Coordination Division (RFTCD) of the bureau in cooperation with the Regional Fisheries Information Management Center (RFIMC) will handle the e-learning activity to disseminate the knowledge on nurturing livelihood in fisheries and other sources of income is related to marine resources.

The bureau stated that the online learning is also in compliance with the Executive Order No.112 s.2020 and Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) omnibus guidelines which limiting a large number of gatherings to contain the spread of the virus.

“Dahil sa may COVID na walang physical (interaction), ngayon lang ‘yan. Kailangan na may ginagawa tayo kahit nagka-pandemic kahit through phone, ngayon zoom, continue pa rin ang support sa ating fisherfolks,” he said.

The regional office advised participants to secure stable and fast internet connection and answer the training form of the bureau:

Registrants must wait the confirmation from the bureau as participants through

The link will be sent by RFTFCD-MIMAROPA through the participant’s email an hour before the scheduled start of e-learning at 9:00 in the morning.