4Ps beneficiaries help protect mangrove areas
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The beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) are helping protect the mangrove areas in this barangay and at the same time earning income for their efforts. DSWD Regional Director for Eastern Visayas Restituto Macuto said 52 4Ps beneficiaries are part of the group that protects the mangrove areas in Looc. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Director Leonardo Sibbaluca said the 18-hectare mangrove forest in this barangay is a sanctuary for birds and other animals. It is also a breeding area of several fish species, he added.
Cayubit, R. A. (2017, February 20). 4Ps beneficiaries help protect mangrove areas. Manila Bulletin, p. 8.
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Mangrove conservation; Mangroves; Mangrove restoration; Environmental protection; Ecotourism; Coastal zone management; Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD); Naravil Association; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Macuto, Restituto; Masbang, Edwin; Sibbaluca, Leonardo
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