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Reporting on the FFEM financing agreement for the project to restore coral reefs in Shark Fin Bay in the Philippines, Ouest France highlights awareness-raising among the local communities

“Sea Academy for fishing villages in the Philippines” reads the headline of an article in Ouest-France regional news. In the article, the president of the Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation, Frédéric Tardieu, details the project activities: creating small maritime protected areas, restoring mangroves and coral reefs, and reintroducing fish.  The article also explains how the local communities are involved in the project, especially through training courses on managing the marine protected areas.

The project to restore the biodiversity of the coral reefs in Palawan in the Philippines was recently the subject of an FFEM financing agreement.