News for August, 2017

Aileen Maypa | August 30, 2017

Over the years, many studies have documented that marine protected areas (MPAs) are effective tools for biodiversity conservation, fisheries benefits and livelihood through ecotourism. Since early 2000, CCEF has been a partner of Siquijor Province in various Coastal Resource Management Projects (CRM) including MPA establishment, monitoring and management. To date, the Province has 21 MPAs and its management comes with challenges and successes. One of the biggest MPA challenge is how to sustain enforcement.