'Yolanda' victims to get seaweed farm tools
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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has deployed its vessel F/V Tambakol on a mission to distribute seaweed farming implements to growers affected by super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan.) BFAR Executive Director Asis Perez said fishing vessel had with 19.8 tons of farming materials— including seaweed seedlings, nylon ropes, plastic twines and floaters—when it left Sangley Point, Cavite and sailed for Eastern and Western Visayas last January. In coordination with the local government units (LGUs) of Caluya Island in Antique and Iloilo and Palompon in Leyte, the bureau brought down seaweed farming materials estimated to benefit over 3, 000 seaweed farmers in the coastal areas.
Galvez, J. K. (2014, February 10). 'Yolanda' victims to get seaweed farm tools. The Manila Times, p. A6.
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