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Bureau Trains Personnel on Fish Price Monitoring

1 May 2012, at 1:00am

PHILIPPINES - To better serve the public in monitoring the price of fish sold in public markets in the region, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Caraga is set to train its personnel.

According to Shane Eviota of BFAR-Caraga, as forefront government agency mandated to monitor the prices of fish and other marine products, BFAR personnel must be oriented on market price monitoring to effectively serve the public by way of monitoring the status of the price of these products sold in leading public markets in the region.

Mr Eviota further said after the personnel have undergone such training, they will be assigned to different public markets in the region to conduct price monitoring of marine products, especially fish.

The official also said through the orientation-training, data that will be collected by BFAR personnel as to the prices of fish and other marine products will be made systematically, accurately, and in place.

Mr Eviota added this will be used for crafting policies and implement programs to strengthen the services of the bureau to the public, in support to the good governance of the present administration.

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