Lake Mainit Biodiversity Partnerships Project

Site for the Lake Mainit Key Biodiversity Area

Socio-Economic Feature of Lake

 

 
SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE
Demography(within Lake Mainit watershed area)
Total Population 115,177
Male-Female Ratio 1.04:1
Total Households 23,530
Total Barangays 99 barangays
Religion and Culture
Dialects:Cebuano, Boholano, Surigaonon, Visayas and Leyteño
Ethno linguistic groups: Mamanwa
ECONOMIC PROFILE
Major Fields of Employment
1. Rice Farming 4. Government
2. Fishing 5. Private Sector
3. Coco farming 6. Business
AGRICULTURE
Major Crops
1. Coconut
2. Rice
3. Banana
4. Rootcrops (camote, cassava)
5. Other (Vegetables, corn and Abaca)
FORESTRY AND MINING
Major Forestry Products Major Mineral Products
1. Falcata 1. Gold
2. Gemilina 2. Limestone
3. Rattan 3. Copper
4. Timber
FISHING
Fishing Ground: Mainit Lake(Naturally grow fish, fish ponds and cages)

Major Commercial Species

Tilapia Bangkok (Catfish)
Pidianga (Goby) Kasili (Eel)
Bugwan Luyab
Hayuan (Mudfish) Carp
Isik (Shrimp
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