Fisheries Management Areas Briefer - Oceana Philippines
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Report | January, 2021

Fisheries Management Areas Briefer


The Fisheries Management Areas (FMA) Briefer contains the brief background, legal bases, and salient features of the FMA system in accordance with the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources’ Fisheries Administrative Order (FAO) 263, series of 2019. It highlights  efforts of various stakeholders including Oceana and partners in the government and civil society sector in ensuring the effective implementation of science-based, decentralized and participatory FMA system in the Philippines. Lastly, it guides various agencies and stakeholders in the performance of their mandates under FAO 263.