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EU Delegation and Cambodia's Ministry of Agriculture announces launch of Tonle Sap fishing community and coastal provinces support projects October 27,2021   |  Source: Khmer Times

Four EU-funded projects toward the support of the fishing communities in 10 Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve and coastal provinces in Cambodia were officially launched.

The EU Delegation to Cambodia and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) formally announced the launch of the four EU-funded projects on October 27. The announcement was made in a joint virtual workshop.

According to the Head of Cooperation at the EU Delegation to Cambodia, Bryan Fornari, the launch of the projects is an important stepping stone to the Covid-19 recovery plan in the region. The projects are aimed at supporting green growth, job creation, social services, and better protection of natural resources for the fishing communities in 10 Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve and coastal provinces.

If successful, the projects could bring in new economic opportunities and improved living standards for over 50,000 people.

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