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Forty-five-year-old fisherfolk Jonel Vasquez gathers seaweeds on Johnson Island in Roxas, Palawan, the site of the P3.1-million project for start-up seaweeds nursery, production and marketing sub-project under the Agriculture Department's Project. The intervention will be supported by a global environment facility grant on natural resource management that aims to capacitate communities to conserve, protect and revive marine protected areas, fish sanctuaries, and other biodiversity areas. Palawan is one of the country's top seaweeds producers, contributing 24 percent of the country's total production.
Seaweeds farming. (2015, September 8). Manila Standard, p. B4.
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