From land to sea
The Program consists of the development and creation of financial structure for Marine Protected Areas and Terrestrial areas , notably a blended-finance approach, in order to protect terrestrial and maritime wildlife and traditional communities. It is a partnership between local actors and governments, as well as international stakeholders, in which a broad approach will be put in place for the protection and sustainable livelihoods activities. The program location involves two major areas: Verde Island Passage MPA network, Calamian Island MPA networkMPA network. It is located in a biodiversity hotspot and will positively impact mangroves, coral reefs and seagrasses on a remarkable region in Western Pacific Ocean, namely the Coral Triangle.
Protection of more than 30'000 ha of mangroves, coral reefs and seagrasses
Coral Triangle, Philippines
Conservation, Restoration and Sylvo-aquaculture
Job generation, especially for women and coastal protection
Combination of activities: nature-based tourism, blue carbon credits and development of sylvofisheries
Protection of one of the most biodiverse ecossytems in the world