MAFAR to boost mangrove rehabilitation in Datu Odin Sinsuat
A total of 30, 000 mangrove propagules were planted on Wednesday, October 26, at Barangay Linek, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, to reforest/restore mangrove areas that are in a state of degradation due to natural and man-made destructions.
Spearheaded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform through Fisheries Resource Management Division implemented a mangrove rehabilitation project together with the Linek Fisherfolks Marketing Cooperative, which is the same time the beneficiary of the said project
This activity is expected to increase fishing production in the targeted sites by rehabilitating this important ecosystem.
Moreover, a brief orientation on the importance of mangroves and the proper method of planting was conducted for the beneficiaries.
47 members of the cooperative have joined hand-in-hand in planting the mangrove propagules together with MAFAR Maguindanao and regional staff.