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PIA Press Release
2010/08/06

Southern Leyte PENRMO empowers stakeholders in fish santuary management

By Erna Gorne

Southern Leyte (August 6) -- Six more marine protective areas also known as fish sanctuaries will soon be taken care of properly as soon as their respective Barangay Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Councils (BFARMCs) shall have undergone a 4-day management planning workshop thru the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Management Office (PENRMO), Coastal Fisheries Management Unit Officer Eva Abad disclosed.

Out of 46 fish sanctuaries identified in the province, 17 fish sanctuaries have already formulated their own 3-year Marine Protective Area (MPA) Management Plan from seven local government units after they have undergone the same planning workshop, Abad reported.

She further said that the provincial government of Southern Leyte has pledged financial assistance in the amount of P10,000 every year for every fish santuary with marine protective area plan. For the 17 fish sanctuaries with MPA management plans, their budgets as stipulated in the plan were even integrated in the Annual Investment Plan last year.

The six-fish sanctuaries coming from the municipalities of Padre Burgos with 4 fish sanctuaries and the other 2 comes from Malitbog, all of Southern Leyte will be the first batch to undergo management workshop on August 3-5, 2010 and the second batch of 7 fish sanctuaries from the municipalities of Tomas Oppus, Sogod, Lilo-an and San Francisco has been scheduled on September, 2010, she added.

The workshop aims to instill among the stakeholders of the fish sanctuaries in each barangay includes the improvement of fisheries productivity, protection of coastal habitat, marine biodiversity conservation and also the protection of mangrove such as planting and rehabilitation sessions, she said.

Abad recalled that before the level of awareness on the establishments of fish sanctuaries, their office were faced with strong resistance from the fisher folks. (PIA Southern Leyte/esg) [top]

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