Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Management Program (CMEMP)

Article by SDS Admin Published on February 15, 2019

Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Management Program (CMEMP)
This program by the DENR-BMB aims to comprehensively manage, address and effectively reduce the drivers and threats of degradation of the coastal and marine ecosystems in order to achieve and promote sustainability of ecosystem services, food security, and climate change resiliency. It covers all the NIPAS marine protected areas, marine key biodiversity areas and adjacent municipal waters. This program will directly contribute to SDG 14.2 which aims to sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems and will indirectly support SDG 14.5 targeting to conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information.

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