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Strengthening Shark Conservation in the Philippines

  • Proponent: Philippine Seatizens, lnc. (Save the Philippine Seas)
  • Amount: Php 800,000.00
  • Project Start Date: October 17, 2016
  • Project End Date: October 17, 2017
  • Grant Type: Constituency - Building Grants
  • Area: Visayas
  • Grant Status: Past

Project Goals and Objectives

Strengthen marine biodiversity conservation by building constituencies for shark and ray protection, policy advocacy, and sanctuary management

Outputs and Outcomes

Reviewed and updated shark conservation plan with clear tasking and monitoring system; Revised proposed Senate bill on shark protection; At least 100 participants well informed and actively participated in the workshops; 30 youths/ students informed and knowledgeable shark conservation champions in the country; At least 100 photo exhibit visitors; 4 schools and universities reached out during the campaign; Media coverage and press conference and articles published; Updated baseline data; Final shark conservation House Bill;Draft management plan 

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