|headed by Mayor Pepito Lo, recipient of the Gawad
Kagalingan Award for Outstanding Local Government Unit; San Andres, Catanduanes
OIC municipal agricultural officer Rolly Canada, Gawad Kagitingan Award
for Courageous and Selfless Action in Fishery Law Enforcement; and the
BFAR Region V Unlad Pangisdaan, School-on-the-Air Program, Gawad Kagalingan
Award for Promoting Fishery Programs and Development.
For the Fish Conservation Week celebrations in Bicol, de la Vega said
that regional activities were conducted to significantly highlight the
"BFAR5 conducted fingerling dispersal in the six Bicol
provinces, Information Education and Communication (IEC) regional contest
for students, public consultation on RA 8550 of the Philippine Fisheries
Code and Fisherfolk Leaders Assembly participated in by variious Provincial
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Councils (FARMCs), and lecture
series and cooking demos on different fishery technologies," according
to de la Vega.