Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino III recently led the distribution of P4.5 million worth of fishing equipment to the province’s fisherfolk.
The Pangasinan politiko awarded gill nets and fish processing kits to 73 fisherfolk associations from all over the province.
Espino lauded the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for its support to the provincial government.
He also called on the fisherfolk to take good care of their new equipment.
Espino said the fisherfolk should look to add other sources of income so they can help their families.