WWF-Laos signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Provincial Agriculture and Forestry Office of Sekong province | WWF

WWF-Laos signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Provincial Agriculture and Forestry Office of Sekong province

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21 September 2018
11 Jul 2018: WWF-Laos signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the provincial agriculture and forestry office (PAFO) of Sekong province that extended the activities of Avoidance of Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Xe Sap National Protected Area and the surrounding area in Salavan and Xekong Province.
 
Mr. Somphone Bouasavanh, WWF-Laos country director, and Mr. Somvang Khammavong, head of Sekong PAFO in Sekong province signed the MoA.
 
The related province officials as well as a WWF-Laos representative and project team attended the signing ceremony. Over the 6-month period from Jul to Dec 2018 a forest rangers/patrolling team will be formed, and forest inspection and camera traps will be more regularly monitored. Additionally, livelihoods in villages near protected areas or project sites will be supported, and awareness about forest and wildlife protection will be promoted.
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