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Committee on Ecology Approved ICM Bill on First Reading

On August 12, 2015, the Committee on Ecology, which was presided over by Congressman Amado Bagatsing, approved House Bill ___ or the Integrated Coastal Management Bill on first reading. The Bill’s principal sponsor, Party-list Representative Raymund Democrito Mendoza of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines thanked the NGOs for Fisheries Reform, Inc. (NFR) in […]

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Photo 2- Fishing community in Barangay Anibong in Tacloban    City in the aftermath of Yolanda.

NFR Conducts Orientation on Climate Change, DRR, & Fisheries Management

Seven Non-Government Organizations, each specializing in fisheries as well as environmental and coastal resource management and conservation hosted a two-day orientation seminar from August 3-4, 2015 for community-based coastal resources management practitioners at the Institute of Social Order in Ateneo de Manila University Campus. The activity received funding support from OXFAM. New staff and as […]

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NGOs Open Public Forum on Resettlement Issues in Tacloban City

Internally  displaced persons, Civil Society Organizations from different sectors, Non-Government Organizations, International Non-Government Organizations and representatives from the academe and the Local Government Units all over Tacloban City have  gathered at the Leyte Park CCA Hall last July 22, 2015 to discuss one of the most pressing issues revolving around Post-Yolanda Recovery and Rehabilitation Phase […]

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Climate Change, DRR, & Fisheries Management: Finding the Connections

November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) brought massive destructions in Eastern Visayas and nearby regions, leaving thousands of people dead and millions of people affected whose homes were damaged and livelihoods imperiled. Indeed, the world’s climate is changing. These changes tooka vast impact on our ecosystems, human civilization and society. Nowadays, human-induced activities are […]

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7th Drafting Committee Meeting for the IRR of RA    10654

Philippine Government Addresses Illegal, Unreported, & Unregulated Fishing

With its commitment for a sustainable use of the sea and its resources, on June 10, 2014, European Union (EU) issued ‘yellow card’ warning to the Philippines for its weak efforts to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU). In its press release, the major shortcoming that was identified by the giant economic bloc of […]

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