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welcome to tambuyog
development center

Founded in 1984, Tambuyog called attention to declining fishery resources and unabated poverty in coastal communities through interdisciplinary research, creative information and education campaign, community organizing, policy advocacy and constituency building.Tambuyog traces its roots in the communities along Lingayen Gulf in Pangasinan, where researchers from the University of the Philippines conducted research and organizing. Hence, the name tambuyog, a Pangasinense word for carabao’s horn which symbolizes the call for unity. Its founding was a response to the situation where efforts in community development were focused mainly on peasants and the agriculture sector, while the issues of the fisherfolk remained at the peripheryAn important result of Tambuyog’s work after a decade is the substantial amount of data it has gathered on the political, social and economic situation in coastal communities, and the status of various aquatic resources and the coastal environment. Linking the biological with social, economic and political analysis, Tambuyog developed an alternative model or approach to development—community-based coastal resource management (CBCRM).READ MORE

News and Events

MFRL ARTICLES

Jan
18

Tambuyog  in partnership  with  Denmark-based  non-government  organization PUGAD,  o... ...read more

Life after Yolanda.

Jan
18

The Philippines government’s proposal for a 40-m no-dwelling zone, in the wake of Typhoon Yolanda, should be ... ...read more

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