Establishing the First Locally Managed Marine Area on the Northern Busuanga Coast

Latest update May 2, 2019 Started on September 17, 2018

The Banua locally managed marine area in Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines seeks to innovate new ways to include local communities in low volume/high quality ecotourism to be net positive to the ecosystem. Utilizing both philanthropic and distributive models for tourism development commercial activities within no-take marine sanctuaries will generate well paying jobs, increase food security and rehabilitate severely damaged coral reef ecosystems.

September 17, 2018