Processed Meat Products banned, Food Processors equipped

One of the pressing issues among the hog raisers in Batanes nowadays is the oversupply of pork meat. This may be attributed to increased number of swine raisers and decreasing number of tourists’ arrival due to lean season. Over the last year, local producers increased their production level as shortage on pork supply was reported and as they were encouraged by the good price. Amidst this pork supply issue in […]

 

Arts Behind Bars

The Provincial Government of Batanes and the DOST – Provincial S&T Center had established project for the inmates thru the project “Provision of Livelihood for the Inmates in Batanes”. This is to give them the chance to earn for their families while serving their sentences. The project which was initiated last year, enabled the inmates of the provincial jail to undergo training on handicrafts or Ivatan tokens, especially on bag […]

 

BIFASA Trained for Safety Officer 2

The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. 02 in collaboration with the Batanes Island Food and Accommodation Services Assoc, Inc. conducted a Training on Basic Occupational Safety and Health (BOSH) Course at HRTC, Provincial Capitol, Basco, Batanes last Oct. 2 to 4, 2019.  The training, a response to the request of BIFASA, aimed to prepare participants (caterers, restaurant and hotel owners and staff) to formulate and implement occupational […]