|Project Name||Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle - Southeast Asia|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Partnerships
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome||To be assessed.|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Output 1: Policy and institutional frameworks for sustainable coastal and marine resources management improved
Collection of 24,125 files consisting of digital GIS shapefile data, satellite imagery, technical studies and catalogue database have been completed. Fourteen staff in the MMAF have been trained on database management.
The study on live reef food fish trade (LRFFT) in Sulawesi region, together with the report on existing policies, laws, and regulations on coral reef fisheries, has been completed. The legalization on size limitation and management of live grouper fish trade (LGFT) in Indonesia through Director General of Capture Fisheries Circular and MMAF Ministerial Decree will be expected.
Output 2: Ecosystem-based approach to coastal and marine resources management pilot-tested
171 persons were trained on various aspects of coastal resources management and climate change adaptation as of 31 December 2016. The following training will be conducted by 30 June 2017:
-MPA management for local government staff of Provincial Marine and Fisheries Agency of North Sulawesi and District Marine and Fisheries Agency of Sangihe;
-Implementation of ecosystem approach to fisheries management (EAFM) for stakeholders in Kwandang Bay;
-Alternative fishing gears for fishermen around Sebatik waters to reduce sea turtle by-catch;
-Risk reduction management, solid waste management, first aid, and food security for coastal villages in RapRap, Arakan and Sondaken.
- The characterization and scoping of Kwandang Bay has been completed. The PMC will prepare the EAFM plan for Kwandang Bay by 30 June 2017.
Output 3: Effective project management established by ADB and the CT3 governments:
ADB fielded a review mission from 9-16 March 2017 and met with representatives from the coral triangle initiative (CTI) regional secretariat (RS) and the national coordinating committees in CTI Southeast Asian countries (CT3) from Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines. ADB has approved the proposed Youth Participation in ADB's 5th Asian Youth Forum and 50th Annual Meeting to be held during the first week of May 2017, and the Tri-national workshop on the establishment of a sea turtle marine protected area network and monitoring, control, and surveillance in the Sulu Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion to be held in Manado, Indonesia in May 2017. ADB has also approved activities for INO and MAL in January 2017.
|Geographical Location||Sulu- Sulawesi Ecoregion of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Consultations were conducted during the project design with the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia; the National Oceanography Directorate-Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Malaysia; and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines, who were then identified as focal agencies (EAs) under the project. State and regional authorities and CSOs were also consulted during project design.|
|During Project Implementation||
ADB will be the Executing Agency for the Project. The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia; the National Oceanography Directorate-Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Malaysia; and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines, which are the CTI focal agencies, will serve as implementing agencies and will provide in-kind support during project implementation. A raft of service providers, including research institutes, academe local CSOs and INGOs are involved as collaborating and/or implementing partners across the various project sites. Knowledge are being disseminated through book launches, experience notes, public presentations, IW learn and CTKN websites.
A mid-term review mission was fielded in November 2015. This was followed by a review mission from 9-16 March 2017.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Matsuda, Hideki|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||30 Mar 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|18 May 2011||-||18 May 2011||30 Jun 2015||31 Dec 2017||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,200,000.00||11,447,182.00||3,000,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||15,647,182.00||18 May 2011||8,874,209.09|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle - Southeast Asia: Protected Philippine Aquatic Wildlife Poster 1||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Aug 2015|
|Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle - Southeast Asia: Protected Philippine Aquatic Wildlife Poster 2||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Aug 2015|
|Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle - Southeast Asia||Technical Assistance Reports||Mar 2011|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Tales from the Coral Triangle: Philippines||Books||Sep 2016|
|State of the Coral Triangle: Malaysia||Reports||May 2014|
|ADB Southeast Asia Support to the Coral Triangle Initiative||Brochures and Flyers||Nov 2013|
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Celebrating Coral Triangle Day with a Beach Cleanup in the PhilippinesThousands of students, police officers and others picked up trash and debris surrounding Dumanquillas Bay.
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Students and Local Officials Replant Mangrove Forests in the PhilippinesIn an ADB-supported project, students and local officials join forces in the Philippine island of Palawan to replant mangrove forests and protect their coastal communities from floods, storm surges, and typhoons.
Saving Asia's Farm Lands from Climate Change with Salt-resilient RiceThe first harvest of salt-tolerant rice variety in Taytay, in the Philippine island of Palawan, may pave the way for local farmers to reclaim lands lost to saltwater intrusion and protect the livelihood of coastal communities.
Abalone and Seaweed Farming Sustain Better Future for Filipino FishermenA community of fishermen in the Philippine island of Palawan can now afford to send their children to school thanks to an ADB-supported abalone and seaweed farming initiative that also helps conserve the environment.
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