(1996-2004) Coastal Resource Management Project (CRMP) provided technical
assistance and training to coastal communities, local government units,
non-governmental organizations, and national government agencies to promote
improved management of coastal resource in the Philippines. It was funded
by the US Agency for
Based on the original Project design, CRMP was to end in September 2002. It was given a two-year extension aimed at building on the tremendous gains achieved during its original 7-year term in developing a critical mass of support for coastal resource management (CRM) among Philippine national government agencies, local government units and coastal communities.
management and technical support during CRMP's first 5 years was provided
by Tetra Tech EM Inc. and its team
firms -- Global Vision, Inc. (GLOVIS);
Coastal Ocean, Reef, and Island Advisors, Ltd. (CORIAL);
From 2000, Tetra Tech EM, Inc. assumed sole management of all Project components.
The Project also worked with other partners, including the Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation (CCEF); International Marinelife Alliance (IMA); Kabang Kalikasan ng Pilipinas-World Wildlife Fund-Philippines (KKP-WWF); Environmental Legal Assistance Center (ELAC); First Consolidated Bank Foundation, Inc. (FCBFI); Foundation for Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI); Visayas Central Fund (VICTO-VCF); US Peace Corps; Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication, Inc. (AIJC); Haribon Foundation, Inc.; Institute of Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC); Institute for Small Farms and Industries, Inc. (ISFI); Rtn. Martin "Ting" Matiao Foundation, Inc. (TMF); Silliman University Center of Excellence in Coastal Resource Management; University of the Philippine Marine Science Institute; Mindanao State University General Santos City; University of the Philippines in the Visayas, and the University of San Carlos.
To catalyze coastal resource management to a threshold that
expands nationwide and is sustained beyond the project.
OFFICE (effective up to September 2004)