Rheane Joy Senangote


Rheane Joy is a fisheries professional passionate about communicating science to the people. With more than four years of experience in communications and advocacy campaigns, she is the Information Officer of the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Regional Office VI in the Philippines. Her work in fisheries resource management and science communication has been instrumental in the conceptualization and implementation of the ‘Pahuway sang Baybay Campaign’ (Respite of the Sea) for the Visayan Sea Closed Season, material development in partnership with the USAID Fish Right Program, management of the official Facebook Page of the Bureau, and publication of their official news magazine, Haw-as. She is also the Founder of the Fisheries Communication Page called The Speaking Sea and regularly volunteers at the Iloilo Mega Book Fair. Her work and skills include Fisheries Policies, Fisheries Management Campaigns and Communications, and Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) planning and facilitation.