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Subic communities benefit from seaweed farming

Redondo Peninsula Energy, Inc. (RP Energy) recently partnered with the private and public sectors for a seaweed farming project that will benefit two barangays in the province. The memorandum of understanding with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 3, fisherfolk group Subic Bay Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Fisherfolk Association (SBIFARMFA), and Farm Capital Corporation, the company behind the brand Weedera. The collaboration involves the set-up of two pilot seaweed nurseries in Barangay Cawag and Barangay Matain in Subic. These nurseries will later expand into seaweed farms. RP Energy facilitated the establishment of the seaweed nurseries. The company is also responsible for the social preparation and coordination with the two beneficiary organizations of the project,  the Parola Fisherfolk Neighborhood Association (PAFNA), and Samahan at Ugnayan ng Mangingisda sa Matain (SUMAMA) of Subic.  At the signing of the MOU were Weedera president Neil Huele; RP Energy president Angelito Lantin; SBIFARMFA representative Reynaldo Miranda; and BFAR regional seaweed coordinator Marlon Alejandro. Also present were  Meralco PowerGen’s VP Litz Santana;, Sitio Parola leader Crystalyn Reyes; and RP Energy CSR officer Jason Gavina.

Topics: Redondo Peninsula Energy , Inc. , Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources , Subic Bay Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Fisherfolk Association
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