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ACIAR Regional Coral Restoration Networks Project

Regional Coral Restoration Networks and Appropriate Technologies for Larger-Scale Coral and Fish Habitat Restoration in the Philippines and Australia

Funding Agency: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

Project Leader: Maria Vanessa B. Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Co-Project Leader: Patrick Cabaitan, Ph.D., Ma. Cecilia M. Conanco, Ph.D.

Project Duration: December 1, 2020 to October 31, 2024


The project aims to significantly increase the scale, efficiency, resilience, and sustainability of coral and fish habitat restoration interventions on degraded reef areas by establishing coral restoration networks with communities and local government units and innovative techniques to rapidly reverse declining coral and fish assemblages and restore essential reef ecosystem services in four regions of the Philippines.

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