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Hun Sen bans industry fishing at Tonle Sap lake permanently

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday extended indefinitely a ban on commercial fishing in Tonle Sap lake, citing ongoing illegal fishing to the detriment of local villagers. The premier had first imposed the ban on 35 fishing lots in the lake in August, as a result of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012022954765/Business/hun-sen-bans-industry-fishing-at-tonle-sap-lake-permanently.html

Hun Sen Ends Tonle Sap Fishing Lot System

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that he would permanentlycance all 35 fishing lots on the Tonle Sap lake – which had already been suspended in recent months – and turn them into a conservation zone to protect the lake’s pressurized wild fisheries, on which ...

Dwindling water supplies put dry-season rice haul in danger

Dry-season rice farmers in some areas west of the Tonle Sap River and in eastern provinces are appealing to the government for help as the reservoirs they rely on for irrigation are drying up faster than usual, farmers and officials said yesterday. Officials at the ministries ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012012754188/National-news/dwindling-water-supplies-put-dry-season-rice-haul-in-danger.html

Japan Loans over $53 Million to Improve Agriculture and Education

Cambodia will receive a concessional loan package of $53.3 million US dollars from Japan to restore the irrigation canal system and another $700,000 dollars grant aid to enhance education materials for minerals resources and topology department of the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC), the ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

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