At People and the Sea, we strongly believe that real progress can only be achieved through a truly collaborative effort in all that we do. Establishing and maintaining a strong network is a key component of our work. This page offers an introduction to some of the people and organisations who share our vision of empowering communities to ensure environmental and social welfare. Please take the time to visit their websites to learn more.
SIKAT is a non-government, non-profit organization established in 1991 which aims to enhance coastal community resiliency by implementing Community-based Coastal Resource Management and Disaster Risk Reduction Programs, and promoting good governance in the Philippines.
“Gawad Kalinga,” translated in English means to “give care”, is a Philippine-based movement that aims to end poverty by first restoring the dignity of the poor. It employs an integrated and holistic approach to empowerment with values-formation and leadership development at its core. Established in 2003, The Foundation currently works with over 2,000 communities and has been recognized as the 2006 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee & 2012 Skoll Awardee for Social Entrepreneurship.
Green Fins, internationally coordinated by Reef-World, are the only recognised environmental set of standards with a comprehensive management approach to provide guidance and support for business owners and national authorities to promote best practices.
Rare inspires change so people and nature thrive.
Rare is helping local conservation leaders establish managed access and no-take fishery zones where fish stocks can recover while providing fishers with greater social and economic incentives to fish more sustainably.