Life and Nature project team followed up the progress of the organization of the project inception workshop that will be organized on 17 August 2017 at Himawari Hotel, in Phnom Penh.

Life and Nature project meeting

In general, everything was on track.

It is to note that the Life and Nature project is implementing by FAO Cambodia through close cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and coordination with other government line ministries/departments such as General Directorate of Agriculture of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, etc. The project is funded by Global Environment Facility with a total budget of approx. 5 million for implementing in 4 selected watersheds in Preah Vihear, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap and Ratanakiri in the duration of 5 years from 2015 to 2019.

The project inception workshop will be chaired by H.E. Say Sam Al, minister of the Ministry of Environment and Ms. Nina Brandstrup, FAO representatives with the participation of approximately 80 participants from the four pilot watersheds. Government officials from relevant government ministries & department at the national and sub-national level will also attend the workshop.