Barili Marine Sanctuary

Year established: 
2001
Area: 
15.90
Management: 
Local, community managed
Location: 
Barili, Cebu
Philippines
History: 
The sanctuary was established in 1990 with the initiative of San Rafael Cabacungan (SANRACA) Fisherfolk Resource Management Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SFRMMPC). We went to Gilutongan and saw the difference a sanctuary makes to the waters. So we (people's organization) decided to have a marine sanctuary.
Rating: 
Year of rating Rating system Rating score
2008 CCEF MPA Rating (38 pts) MPA is sustained - Very good. Level 4