COMMUNITY-BASED MARINE SANCTUARY MANAGEMENT AND LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT PROJECT
COMMUNITY-BASED MARINE SANCTUARY MANAGEMENT AND LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT PROJECT
The project aims at addressing the pressing problem of declining fish yield/fish catch of marginalized fishermen in Caramay brought about by the destruction of marine resources by illegal fishing activities, over-fishing, and intrusion of commercial fishers in prohibited zones. The project has eco-tourism component that serves to monitor illegal activities, reinforce advocacy on resource protection, and increase member's income, meanwhile providing tourism services to both local and foreign visitors.
 
Loading map...

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Maliliit na Mangingisda ng Caramay Producers Cooperative
Country:
Philippines
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 39,783.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 30,256.40
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PHI/72/03 GEF-RNE
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Coop women will be involved in livelihood production activities and tour guides in the eco-tourism component. Qualified women will be hired to support project operation. With this, women members equally share all benefits derived from the project.
Policy Impact
It focuses on resource protection twined with livelihood components which promotes sustainable utilization and management of coastal resources. This project is also innovative because of the establishment of community-managed research and demonstration site on the integration of conservation-oriented livelihood activities and RE in marine sanctuary management.
+ View more

Partnership

The Royal Netherlands Embassy

Grantee Contact

Mr. Rodolfo C. Derecho
Phone: (632) (48) 433-5945
 

Address

Caramay, Roxas
Palawan City , Region 9 , 5306

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Rochelle Balitaan Villanueva
Phone:
+63 2 2944082
Email:
Atty Rodolfo Ferdinand Jr Quicho
Phone:
+63 2 2944082
Fax:
+63 2 2944082
Email:

Address

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

Country Website