From Luzon to Mindanao: Reflections on environment, empowerment and livelihood sustainability

Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay – “Overwhelming”. This was how Ryan Dela Peña described his experience when he joined a coastal learning exchange organized by the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF). Eleven fisherfolks from Yakap at Halik Multi-Purpose Cooperative Quezon 2 (Yakap at Halik), and Ipil Action Group (IAG), together with the local government unit of Padre […]

Driving innovation and empowerment in coastal communities

Driving innovation and empowerment in coastal communities

Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay – A convergence of the local government, civil society organizations, and a group of fisherfolks can turn an impoverished coastal community into a bustling center of development and environmental conservation. This was proven by Brgy. Concepcion in the municipality of Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay as they worked for the re-emergence of their marine […]

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