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NFR Conducts Orientation on Climate Change, DRR, Philippine Government Addresses Illegal, Unreported,
 

Committee on Ecology Approved ICM Bill on First Reading

On August 12, 2015, the Committee on Ecology, which was presided over by Congressman Amado Bagatsing, approved House Bill ___ or the Integrated Coastal Management Bill on first reading. The Bill’s principal sponsor, Party-list Representative Raymund Democrito Mendoza of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines thanked the NGOs for Fisheries Reform, Inc. (NFR) in […]

Photo 2- Fishing community in Barangay Anibong in Tacloban    City in the aftermath of Yolanda.

NFR Conducts Orientation on Climate Change, DRR, & Fisheries Management

Seven Non-Government Organizations, each specializing in fisheries as well as environmental and coastal resource management and conservation hosted a two-day orientation seminar from August 3-4, 2015 for community-based coastal resources management practitioners at the Institute of Social Order in Ateneo de Manila University Campus. The activity received funding support from OXFAM. New staff and as […]

NGOs Open Public Forum on Resettlement Issues in Tacloban City

Internally  displaced persons, Civil Society Organizations from different sectors, Non-Government Organizations, International Non-Government Organizations and representatives from the academe and the Local Government Units all over Tacloban City have  gathered at the Leyte Park CCA Hall last July 22, 2015 to discuss one of the most pressing issues revolving around Post-Yolanda Recovery and Rehabilitation Phase […]

Climate Change, DRR, & Fisheries Management: Finding the Connections

November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) brought massive destructions in Eastern Visayas and nearby regions, leaving thousands of people dead and millions of people affected whose homes were damaged and livelihoods imperiled. Indeed, the world’s climate is changing. These changes tooka vast impact on our ecosystems, human civilization and society. Nowadays, human-induced activities are […]

7th Drafting Committee Meeting for the IRR of RA    10654

Philippine Government Addresses Illegal, Unreported, & Unregulated Fishing

With its commitment for a sustainable use of the sea and its resources, on June 10, 2014, European Union (EU) issued ‘yellow card’ warning to the Philippines for its weak efforts to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU). In its press release, the major shortcoming that was identified by the giant economic bloc of […]

Managing and Protecting the Sea and Its Resources: Fishers Work for A Sustainable and Resilient Community

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Women and Self-Help Group: Continuing to Rebuild Lives

04-NFR-EU_SHEG-CS-Apr-7-2021_EU-Disclaimer_FNL This case story presents the SIKAT’s (Sentro para sa Ikauunlad ng Katutubong Agham at Teknolohiya) disaster rehabilitation and recovery program in Maliwaliw, Island in Salcedo, Eastern Samar through the Self-Help Group, a post disaster response after the occurrence of Typhoon Yolanda in Eastern Visayas with focus on the marginalized women. Disaster rehabilitation aims to […]

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Squash Noodles Livelihood Support: Towards Improving Fishers’ Incomes and Resilience

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Creating A Space for Healing:CERD’s Psychosocial Care Efforts in Fisherfolk Communities During Disasters

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Statement of Support to Municipal Fisherfolk Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

We, the Pangingisda Natin Gawing Tama (PaNaGaT) Network, a coalition of fisherfolk and non-government organizations which support the strict and full implementation of Republic Act No. 10654, or the Amended Fisheries Code, would like to highlight and commend the important role of our fisherfolk in securing available and safe food in the COVID-19 pandemic. Our […]

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NFR Culminates Tacloban Project w/ Fisherfolk Food Bazaar

On October 19-20, 2016, a two days fisherfolk food bazaar was conducted by NGO’s for Fisheries Reform at City Hall Grounds, Tacloban City. . Representatives from different fisher folks association in Tacloban City such as the TaclobanFisherfolks Urban Association (TFUA), Old KawayanFisherfolks Association (OKFA), St. Vincent Women’s Fisherfolk Association, St. Vincent Women’s Fish Processing Association […]

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Youth Leadership on Marine Conservation

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Policy Writeshop on Risk Insurance & Cancabato Bay Management Plan

On September 27-28, 2016, a two days policy writeshop was conducted by NGO for Fisheries Reform at Ritz Tower de Leyte, Tacloban City. Representatives from different fisher folks association in Tacloban City such as the TaclobanFisherfolks Urban Association (TFUA), CabalawanFisherfolks Association, Old Kawayan Women’s Association, Old KawayanFisherfolks Association (OKFA) St. Vincent Womens’Association, Rural improvement club […]

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Food Safety & Good Manufacturing Practices w/ DOST

September 21, 2016 – The NGO’s for Fisheries Reform (NFR) in coordination withOXFAM launched the three-day training course on Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).Research Specialist II, Imelda Picorro, of DOST Leyte facilitated the entire training with the help of NFR staff, Hannah Hipe, and NFR community organizer, Christina Cartalla. The participants came from […]

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Training Course on Aquaculture Technologies for Seaweeds & Oyster

On august 31-September 3, 2016, a training course was conducted by the NGO for Fisheries Reform (NFR) at Brgy. Old Kawayan, Tacloban City, Leyte wherein high ranked staffs from SEAFDEC were invited to be the resource speakers. Different fisher folks association in Tacloban City, Leyte attended the said event. Tacloban Urban Fisherfolks Association (TUFA) was […]

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