Protection and restoration of coastal ecosystems for improved adaptation to climate change in the Philippines
03/11 - 06/14
This project is part of
GIZ and its partner Rare Conservation are supporting the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and selected coastal Local Governments Units with the aim of improving the governance of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), not only to increase climate change adaptation but also to conserve the countries unique marine biodiversity as a contribution to the regional Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI). Based on proven concepts, this will be achieved through capacity building and financial support. For securing sustainability, special emphasis will be laid on community involvement and awareness creation.