Mati City fisherfolk get landing facility
But nowadays, they have some proper equipment, plus 10 stainless steel tables and two chest freezers at the newly opened Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC), giving them the opportunity to expand their market and get higher prices for their catch.
“With the establishment of the CFLC, the fisherfolk will be able to bring their fish harvest in a clean facility where the fish will kept clean and fresh,” Benjamin F. S. Tabios, Jr., assistant director for administrative services of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), told BusinessWorld during the launch and blessing of the facility.
Mr. Tabios said the P2.85-million CFLC is the first in the Davao Region, and four more are under construction in the municipalities of Lupon, Banaybanay, Boston, and Governor Generoso, all in Davao Oriental.
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