The National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (NFRDI) will be funding a project entitled: Coastal Resource Assessment of Zamboanga City anew worth PhP456,755.00 for a period of six (6) months, from May to October 2015. Resource assessment on corals, reef fishes, seagrasses and mangroves shall be conducted in five (5) pre-identified coastal barangays and islands, namely: Panubigan, Dita, Buenavista, Sacol and Manalipa. The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for this project is presently being finalized for review by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) and eventual signing.