Kien Giang province recovers protective forests

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has recovered its protective forests along coastal areas by enlisting the help of local residents to plant and protect mangrove trees. The management board in cooperation with the local households and organisations that protect mangrove forest buffer zones has protected the forests well.

Local authorities have helped the households to breed aquatic species, including instructing them in techniques and providing financial support for breeding new aquatic species like ba khia (Sesarma mederi), a mangrove crab species.

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