Category: Position Papers & Materials

GTO ask for suspension of FAO 233-1

GTO has send a letter on March 7, 2012 to BFAR Dir. Atty Asis G. Perez to ask for the suspension of FAO 233-1. 12-03-07 FAO 233-1 suspension request GTO – PDF  

Wednesday March 14th, 2012 in Position Papers & Materials | Comments Off on GTO ask for suspension of FAO 233-1

GTO Forbidden Seashells Poster

GTO has created a poster which shows all the forbidden seashells by law in the Philippines. We encourage all companies working with seashell to download this poster and display it in their office.  The poster can be used as a guideline to know what is allowed to be exported.  All shells on this poster are […]

Friday July 22nd, 2011 in Position Papers & Materials | Comments Off on GTO Forbidden Seashells Poster

Position Papers

GTO has written 2 position papers on the economic impact of the shell and shell craft sector. Position Paper – PDF – read paper in browser Economic Impact Paper – PDF – read paper in browser You can download all position papers and read them with a PDF reader.

Friday July 1st, 2011 in Position Papers & Materials | Comments Off on Position Papers

GTO Position paper on proposed ban

  SEA SHELL AND SHELL CRAFTS INDUSTRY SECTOR OF CEBU POSITION PAPER ON THE PROPOSED TOTAL BAN AND PROHIBITION ON THE EXPORT OF ALL SPECIES OF SEA SHELLS AND MARINE LIFE   WHERE AS, In light of the recent developments concerning the smuggling and the eventual apprehension and confiscation of corals and other endangered marine […]

Friday July 1st, 2011 in Position Papers & Materials | Comments Off on GTO Position paper on proposed ban

Economic Impact Paper

  Possible Ban on Seashell and Marine Export products Economical Impact Employment The fishing industry is the main supplier for seashells for the shell and shell craft export business, which are 99 % either a waste product of the food chain or dead collected on beaches. NSO estimates that there are 1,428,000 individuals working in […]

Friday July 1st, 2011 in Position Papers & Materials | Comments Off on Economic Impact Paper