Economic policies and the sustainable development of coastal resources in the Philippines.

The link between environmental trends and economic policies is examined. The assessment of the past and present economic policies affecting the use of coastal resources in the Philippines showed that these policies have accelerated the rate of degradation of coastal resources. The current situation demands not only the reorientation of economic policies, but also other related actions to attain sustainable development of coastal resources.


Padilla, J.E., De los Angeles, M.S. (1992)
NAGA 15 (3): 36-38