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5th Year Anniversary Mangrove Tree Planting @ Barangay Lawin 11, Cavite City, Philippines
by Alpha Phi Omega International Service Fraternity and Sorority (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
The objectives of the 5th Anniversary Mangrove Tree Planting are to promote, create community awareness and outreach while implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals # 14, 13,12,11, 4, and 3.
With multisectoral partnerships and collaborations coastal cleanups, mangrove tree planting, urban gardening, eco bricks are executed using locally sourced inputs and materials with local government units and military government troops.
Follow-up mechanism is in place using social media such as Facebook and Email and mobile phones.
Since this project was conceptualized by the Alliance of Proactive Organizations- Center for Environmental Advocacy APOCEA - United Arab Emirates APOCEAU with APO Cavite City as implementing partner
Progress reports
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Community or Locally Managed Marine Areas
  • Integrated Coastal Management
  • Ecosystem-based Adaptation
Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels
Type of commitment
  • Coastal carbon sinks/blue carbon
  • Carbon capture and sequestration
  • CO2 emission reductions (energy efficiency, renewable energy, etc.)
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
  • Compliance, monitoring and enforcement
  • Reduction and elimination fishing practices and gear that destroy/degrade marine habitat
  • Ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF)
  • Eco-labelling, traceability, certification programmes
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
  • Marine protected area with partial protection
  • Multiple use marine protected area
  • Locally or community managed marine areas
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
  • Access to market-based instruments
  • Transfer of fishing technology
  • Access to coastal fishing grounds
  • Access and capacity building for eco-labelling and traceability systems
  • Community empowerment for fisheries management
February 2019
Mangrove Tree Planting
June 2019
Urban Gardening
November 2019
Coastal Cleanup
September 2019
Coastal Cleanup
Staff / Technical expertise
All Stakeholders from NGO's
In-kind contribution
In-kind contribution will come from stakeholders
Other, please specify
Training and awareness will come from APOCEA UAE and APO Cavite City
Basic information
Time-frame: 2019 May - 2020 February
Alpha Theta Pirates (NGO) Alliance of Proactive Organizations, Center for Environmental Advocacy (APOCEA) United Arab Emirates (UAE) APO CEA UAE (NGO) Alpha Phi Omega Cavite City - APOCACI (NGO) Philippine Coast Guard - Cavite City (Government) Philippine Air Force - 15th Strike Wing (Government) Barangay Lawin 11 Officials (Government) Philippine Navy - 125h Auxilliary Squadron (Government) Department of Education (Government) CENRO - City Environmental Office (Government) EMB -DENR - Environmental Management Bureau (Government)
Ocean Basins
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Ramon Franco, APOCEA UAE Country Director , Monchf@gmail.com , +971 56 825 4340
Room 8, 3rd Floor, Lions Bldg. Candelaria St. Fronting Ecoland Bus Terminal, Davao City , Philippines
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