The Coastal Conservation & Education Foundation (CCEF) through its SEALED Project has partnered with the three (3) Marine Protected Areas in Tulapos & Binoongan-Enrique Villanueva and Olang-Maria in developing their eco-tourism program which is part of their sustainability plan. Thus, a formal discussion through a convergence meeting was held last February 4, 2020 at Bellview Siquijor, Siquijor.
The attendees include the provincial tourism officer of the province of Siquijor, Engr. Cle Bern Paglinawan, municipal tourism officers of Enrique Villanueva and Maria municipality, municipal agriculture officers, selected PO managers from the 3 MPA sites and other guests. Discussion during the convergence meeting focused on the tourism plan of the province and the selected municipalities. During the discussions, CCEF’s future work on the ecotourism plan will be focused on the programs and services that may be developed through the Project SEAled, and will be incorporated with the tourism plan of the Province of Siquijor.