Province of Guimaras

Country
Philippines
Site Description

Guimaras is an island-province and the smallest province in Western Visayas that only covers a land area of 60,457 ha. The province is basically agricultural with mangoes, palay, coconuts, vegetables, livestock, poultry and fishing as major products. Its major industries are tourism, fruit processing, coconut processing, fish farming, handicrafts making, mining, quarrying and lime production.

Governor's / Mayor's Information
Samuel T. Gumarin,MD,MPH

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SDG Targets

    SDG 6 Clean Water and Sanitation

6.1 Reduce the proportion of untreated wastewater being discharged into drainage systems, rivers and coastal waters

6.4 Increase in number of people with access to secure and safe potable water in accordance with national water quality crieteria and/or standards

6.5 Increase in watershed areas covered by integrated coastal and water resources management plans

    SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

11.2 Increase in access to solid waste management systems, including waste reduction, recycling and reuse in accordance with national guidelines and/or regulations

11.3 Increase availability and accesibility to safe and inclusive green public spaces

    SDG 13 Climate Action

13.1 Reduction in the number of households that are highly vulnerable to the hazards of climate change and other natural and manmade disasters

13.3 Improve Education, awareness raising and human institutional capacity in climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction, and early warning

    SDG 14 Life Below Water

14.1 Scale up the protection and conservation of marine and coastal ecosystems and resoiurces that are socially, ecologically and/or economically significant as a percentage of the areal extent of coastal and marine areas within the jurisdiction of the local government

14.3 Increase the number of coastal and marine tourism sites that are recognized as sustainable tourism and/or ecotourism sites in accordance with national guidelines and standards and other relevant standards if national standards do not exist