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State of Oceans and Coasts of the Philippines

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
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Only Available Online
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The Philippines’s National SOC Report provides information on the status of seas and coasts of the Philippines, including the national ocean economy; quantity and quality of resources the coastal areas; and the existing and potential uses of such resources. The report also aims to contribute to the blue economy assessment and monitoring progress on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA), the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), other international agreements subscribed to by the Philippines, and related national laws and policies on oceans and coasts.


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This NSOC report aims to:

  • Compile data and information collected from different concerned agencies and organizations to serve as baseline information related to the country’s ocean economy, coastal and marine resources and environment, socioeconomic
  • ...