This course is a community-based, holistic and integrated approach to managing coastal resources. It focuses on enhancing local capacity in developing and implementing projects to ensure the sustainability of coastal resources and livelihood for the local community. The course also equips participants with necessary knowledge, attitude and skills in mainstreaming CBCRM into current development policy and practice.
“Coastal resource management is a participatory process of planning, implementing and monitoring sustainable uses of coastal resources through collective action and sound decision-making.” — Philippine Coastal Management Guidebook Series, 2001
(Photo: Members of PRRM’s partner fishers’ federation PUMALU-MV on patrol along Manila Bay’s coast.)