Masbate gets fish landing center
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has transferred to the local government of Masbate the administration of the fish landing center of Baleno.
The Philippine Information Agency reported that the fish landing center was part of BFAR’s efforts to improve the condition of the people of Masbate, who look to the sea for their livelihood.
The report said the fish landing center has a storage to maintain the freshness of the catch and ensure a good price for the fishermen.
The facility could also be used as a venue for training to give fishermen an alternative livelihood source during times of calamities.