Del Carmen named Caraga's best coastal town
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The Municipality of Del Carmen was recently named Caraga Region’s grand winner in the Malinis and Masaganang Karagatan (MMK) program of the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), which recognizes the most outstanding coastal communities across the archipelago. Situated in in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte province, the town was awarded for its exemplary efforts in protecting and conserving their marine environment set by the BFAR. The MMK program has five general criteria, which include absence of illegal fishing, observance of closed fishing season, establishment of marine protected areas, clean coastal waters without domestic and industrial wastes, and effective mangrove protection and rehabilitation program.
Del Carmen named Caraga's best coastal town. (2020, November 15). Daily Tribune, p. B14.
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