Promoting Rice Field Fisheries in the Cambodian Mekong Delta

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In partnership with the Fisheries Administration (FiA) and GIZ, WorldFish recently conducted an exposure visit focusing on best practices for the management of rice field fisheries (RFF) in Kampong Thom province. The visit was attended by representatives from the Community Fish Refuges (CFRs) committee in the Mekong Delta and the upper Mekong provinces.

The primary objective of the visit was to explore and learn about the management and conservation of fisheries resources through CFRs. The 4-day study tour brought together 58 participants, including 9 women from FiA-DAD, CFR committee members, GIZ, WorldFish, ANKO, and local authorities from 9 provinces. The visit encompassed immersive experiences in CFR projects in the Boeng Phouk, Boeng Laork, Boeng Kaek Ngout, and Trapeang Andeuk communities, allowing participants to engage with local stakeholders and gain practical insights into successful management strategies.

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Vichet Sean

Mak Sithirith

Country Manager, Cambodia

Eisen Bernardo