An Ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF) in Misamis Occidental, Philippines
- WorldFish, with funding support from the European Commission (EC), is undertaking a project with sites in Indonesia, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Tanzania. Titled Implementing an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) in Small-scale Tropical Marine Fisheries, the project commenced in December 2011 and is set to finish by December 2014. The project has adopted an EAF framework with the aim of improving small-scale fisheries (SSF) management in the four countries – a significant step to help reduce poverty. In the Philippines component of the project, the site covers eight coastal municipalities in the Province of Misamis Occidental, Mindanao.