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COASTAL AND MARINE ECOSYSTEMS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
 
A Ridge to Reef Concept in the Cordilleras
 
 
 
GOAL
 
Achieve the sustainable and effective management of the national coastal and marine biodiversity, thereby addressing the long-term problems of its degradation and improving the quality of life of the coastal communities.
 
 
LEGAL BASES
 
Republic Act No. 7586 - National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act

Executive Order No. 533 - Integrated Coastal Management Strategy (ICM)

Executive Order No. 797 - Coreal Triangle Initiative National Plan of Action (CTI - NPoA)

 
COMMUNICATION OBJECTIVES
 
1. Deliver and inculcate sound information on the condition and use of coastal resources and prioritize issues that need to be addressed;
 
2. Clearly communicate to the people the importance of preserving and protecting the productivity and biological diversity of coastal ecosystems and maintain amenity values;
 
3. Effectively convey/elucidate the spatial scale of the CMEMP which spans the mountain to sea or the ridge-to-reef approach;
 
4. Support in tailoring coordination and harmonization mechanisms to fit the unique aspect of each particular government setting and the concerned resource stakeholders;
 
5. Assist in overcoming the sectoral and intergovernmental fragmentation that exist in today’s coastal management efforts;
 
6. Popularize policies developed to encourage effective implementation and action on the ground;
 
7. Guarantee the active participation of all stakeholders in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of CMEMP; and
 
8. Present to all stakeholders the overall accomplishments of the CMEMP;
 
 
COMPONENTS
 
1. MPA Network Establishment and Strengthening
2. Biodiversity - Friendly and Social Enterprise Development
3. Capacity Building
4. Technical Assistance
5. Knowledge Management
6. Social Marketing and Mobilization
7. Monitoring and Evaluation
 
 
ACTIVITIES FOR THE CORDILLERA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
 
1. Social Marketing and Mobilization Enhancement Training
2. Regional Database and Webpage Development
3. CEPA - Conduct of Special Events such as Month of the Ocean, CTI Day,
    International Coastal Cleanup, and other Environment Events
4. Hiring of Extension Officer
 
 
FY 2017 ACCOMPLISHMENTS
 
 
Orientation 
 
              2017-07-26 145639    2017-07-26 1456592017-07-26 145616
 
 
Database
 
 
Other Accomplishments