Linking mangrove conservation with sustainable livelihood

Linking mangrove conservation with sustainable livelihood

As part of its continuing efforts to provide livelihood opportunities, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) conducted a coastal assessment in the municipalities of Roxas and San Vicente, Palawan on January 7-9, 2020 to explore possible projects for the fisherfolk communities. Led by Roberto Ballon, a fisherfolk leader known for building sustainable livelihood for coastal […]

Growing Organic in Palawan

Growing organic

With the convergence of leading funding institutions known as F4, the farmers in the Northern Palawan Corridor are not only helping in conserving the rich biodiversity in the area, they are reaping the benefits of successful enterprise through herbal and organic farming.   Formerly a Kaingin farmer, Merly Galvan Lagrosa is now enjoying sustainable income […]

Converging efforts for Palawan’s biodiversity and its people

Converging efforts for Palawan’s biodiversity and its people

Roxas, Palawan – While the province of Palawan is renowned for its pristine beaches, the island is also known for its rich biodiversity. Called the last frontier of the Philippines, Palawan boasts almost 700,000 hectares of forest cover according to 2010 data of the Forest Management Bureau, capable of supporting a wide variety of species […]

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