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April, 26 2014 09:01:00

German delegates visit GIZ development projects

The delegates from the German Parliamentary Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development visited Au Tho B hamlet, where a project on planting and protecting forests is being carried out. — Photo thst.vn

SOC TRANG (VNS)— A delegation of German parliamentarians yesterday inspected projects aided by the country's Development Cooperation organisation (GIZ) in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.

The delegates from the German Parliamentary Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development visited Au Tho B hamlet, where a project on planting and protecting forests is being carried out.

Thach Soal, head of the forest management team, told them that forests had developed well since the project was launched in 2009 and about 300 local households had benefited from more responsible use of natural resources.

In Lai Hoa commune, the guests inspected a project supporting eroded breakwaters by using bamboo T-fences to cover their base. . — VNS

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