Conservation of Aquamarine Resources for Ecological Development
Conservation of Aquamarine Resources for Ecological Development
This project intends to undertake community-based activities to develop and support the protection and conservation of Tantanang Bay, primarily focusing on the expansion and strengthening of the Bantay Dagat; conservation and rehabilitation of mangroves, upland areas and sanctuary; community organizing, and development of Comprehensive Environmental Plan for Alicia.It is expected that the project will also result to: increase the awareness and understanding of the PO role in governance; improve the skills in the performance of their functions; increase awareness among the people on the developments in the local development councils and FARMCs, and increase the level of participation and coordination with the Sangguniang Barangay.Tantanang Bay is shared by 16 barangays of the Alicia municipality. Covering an estimated 4,500 hectares, 75% of the local population depends on the Bay for livelihood – fish, shells and seaweeds.
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Project Snapshot

Nagkahiusang Mangingisda ug Mag-uugma sa Tantanang Bay
Area Of Work:
Grant Amount:
US$ 44,634.17
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 35,426.10
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Policy Impact
Protection, conservation and rehabilitation strategies and interventions will be one of the target output of the project. This is will be added to the national policy laws in establishing fish sanctuaries.
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The Royal Netherlands Embasy

Grantee Contact

Mr. Cristituto B. Batonghinog


Poblacion, Alicia
Zamboanga , Mindanao ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Rochelle Balitaan Villanueva
+63 2 2944082
Atty Rodolfo Ferdinand Jr Quicho
+63 2 2944082
+63 2 2944082


Biodiversity Management Bureau Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center North Avenue, Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila, 1101

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