Residents of El Nido have the opportunity to participate in the Eco-Biz Challenge, and win P50,000 to make their eco-friendly business idea a reality.
The competition will encourage business ideas that address four key environmental issues identified - food insecurity, fish catch decline, deteriorating water quality, and loss of mangroves.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a three-day workshop to assess the viability of ideas and develop key skills for new entrepreneurs, and to build local economic development support to increase the likelihood of their success.
Finalists will be selected on the merit of their idea which must have a positive impact on the environment and be commercially viable. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to:
How to enter?
Applications closing in July following a series of workshops.