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Maldives opens loans to harvest sea cucumbers in Laamu atoll

Harvesting sea cucumbers in Laamu atoll.

Harvesting sea cucumbers in Laamu atoll.

The Maldives has opened loans again for the “Mariculture Enterprise Development Project”, operated jointly by the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), to harvest sea cucumbers.

Loans will be issued this time to conduct the project in the islands of Dhan’bidhoo, Kalaidhoo and Isdhoo in Laamu atoll. Loan application forms are available from the councils of the three islands and the fisheries ministry’s website.

According to the ministry, applications are to be submitted between July 2 and 12. The fisheries ministry stated that loans will be granted to total 150 individuals from the three specified islands in Laamu atoll.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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