Wednesday August 31, 2022

Khmer Times

An international meeting on fish and irrigation hosted by Cambodia’s Fisheries Administration and Australia’s Charles Sturt University kicked off in Phnom Penh on Tuesday following a two-day field trip to fishways in Pursat province.

The three-day programme brings together dozens of fish biologists and irrigation engineers from Cambodia and Laos along with other stakeholders.

These include the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the Mekong River Commission (MRC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

During Tuesday’s session, Inland Fisheries Research and Development Institute Deputy Director Tob Chann Aun gave an overview of projects integrating fish into irrigation in Cambodia.

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