Managing Boracay as ancestral land and as protected landscape
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The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) through Undersecretary David Erro, perhaps in its desire to please the President who wants to convert the entire Boracay island into a land reform area, has boldly announced that from 30 centimeters to one meter of topsoil imported from other places will be dumped on some portions of the island to make these arable and suited for agriculture.
Contreras, A. (2018, June 07). Managing Boracay as ancestral land and as protected landscape. The Manila Times, pp. A4, A5.
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Protected areas; Land use; Agriculture; Sustainable development; Management; Pollution; Coastal waters; Marine ecology; Legal aspects; Ecosystems; Governments; Ecotourism; Private sector; Economics; Recreation; Joint ventures; Financing; Protection; Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR); National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP); Protected Areas Management Board (PAMB); Erro, David
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