[Press Release] Small fishers call for pro-people rehabilitation of Manila bay -Focus on the Global South

Small fishers call for pro-people rehabilitation of Manila bay The Duterte administration’s rehabilitation of Manila Bay is set to begin on 27 January but a group of municipal fishers around the bay are decrying the lack of community involvement in the P47 billion clean up, and are demanding a more pro-people rehabilitation plan. “The government’s…

[Press Release] Fisherfolk Call On Government: Save Philippine Fisheries, No to Reclamation of Manila Bay -PANGISDA

Fisherfolk Call On Government: Save Philippine Fisheries, No to Reclamation of Manila Bay Manila— Fishermen from various towns surrounding Manila Bay, led by Progresibong Alyansa ng mga Mangingisda or PANGISDA marked Fisherfolk Day with a fluvial parade. The parade which traversed the length of Manila Bay from Navotas, Las Piñas,Parañaque, Baseco to Philippine Senate aims…

Spare us from cleanup, Manila Bay squatters urge high court – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

Spare us from cleanup, Manila Bay squatters urge high court – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. By Jerome Aning Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: Inquirer.net, Filed Under: Philippines – Metro, Poverty, Environmental Issues, Judiciary (system of justice), Housing & Urban Planning, Human Rights MANILA, Philippines—An urban poor group has called on the Supreme Court not to…