United Nations
#OceanAction27475
Improving the effectiveness of coastal and marine resource management in the Philippines
by Marine Conservation Philippines (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
Objectives-
Enhance the effectiveness of fisheries code and NIPAS Act MPAs through long-term monitoring and research.
Use data to inform all stakeholders, build the capacity of managers and decision makers, and create science-based management and planning documents to ensure that coastal resources are protected and in a way that lines up with current scientific consensus and relevant ecological data.
Support all stakeholders in the enhancement of protected areas, through improving stakeholder inclusion and community based-management, and site selection and ecological networking.
Progress reports
Dec/2019
Enhance site selection of MPAs through establishing a ecosystem-based approach to site selection
Dec/2022
Establish equitable MPA management plans for all project areas
Dec/2023
Complete Coastal Resource Management Sections in Local Climate Change Action Plans in all project areas
Dec/2023
Establish Municipal Integrated Coastal Resource Management Plans in all project municipalities
Staff / Technical expertise
Skilled, innovative and passionate team developing and spearheading an rigorous approach to consistent ecosystem monitoring
Basic information
Time-frame: March 2015 - Foreseeable Future
Partners
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Government); Negros Oriental MENRO and MAO (Government); Negros Oriental Environment and Natural Resources Division (Government)
Ocean Basins
  • North Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Philippines
Other beneficaries
Philippines Coastal Resource Users (Coastal Communities and Fisherfolk)
Contact information
Jonathan Baines, Conservation Manager, jon@mcp.email,
Negros Oriental, Philippines
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