PACPI Welcomes New Member

February 1, 2016, Cebu, Philippines – PACPI has added Byrd International Seafoods Cebu, Inc. as its 6th member to its roster of exporters. The action was undertaken after the Maryland-based company Byrd International joined NFI Crab Council to advocate for corporate stewardship. “At Byrd, we take pride in the consistent quality of our crab meat,” […]

ECOFISH and PACPI Look Toward Seafood Watch ‘Yellow’ in Bohol ECOFISH

At the end of June, the USAID-ECOFISH team held a stakeholder meeting to present their annual report, and findings for the LB-SPR assessment of the BSC fishery in Bohol. Project partners include PACPI, the Provincial Government of Bohol, the Provincial Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), and BSC fisher communities.  Interim results from the […]

Bangkok Conference Discusses Blue Swimming Crab Sustainability

November 18, 2015, Bangkok, Thailand – Various blue swimming crab stakeholders looked into long-term sustainability of the crab industry in the recently concluded BSC FIP Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. FIP Managers, Industry players, and NGOs came together to review fisheries improvement projects (FIPs) on the management of blue swimming crab stocks across the region. The […]

BFAR Conducts First ever Stakeholders Consultation on Joint Administrative Order for Blue Swimming Crab

Looks like it’s going to be a busy 2016 as several initiatives have been planned out after the recently concluded consultative dialogue on the Joint Administrative Order for the Conservation of Blue Swimming Crab held in Iloilo City, the first ever consultation since the passing of the law. August 27, 2015, Iloilo City – An […]

3 Municipalities in Northern Iloilo Becomes The New Recipients of Blue Swimming Crab Juveniles

September 30, 2013, Iloilo City. Around 62,000 Blue Swimming Crab (Portunus pelagicus) or Kasagjuveniles were released in the municipal waters of Anilao, Banate and Estancia between September 26 to 30, 2013. These reseeding activities were all coupled with information drive that emphasizes the importance of protecting all immature and/or gravid Blue Swimmer Crabs and their habitat to […]