The success of this programme will help boost local socio-economic development and create stable and sustainable livelihoods for smallholders in Ca Mau, he noted.
Dam operator says Xayaburi HPP does not retain water or sediments, which can be discharged through Surface Spillways and Low Level Outlets, and is not the cause of drought in the Mekong.
Support needed for the Sok An Phnom Kulen Centre for Orchid Research and Conservation in Siem Reap province to catalogue and conserve more than 500 species of rare and endangered orchids.
In October last year, the two countries were about to start cross-border rail transportation but floods damaged the railway, so Cambodian authorities delayed the move.
Plans are also underway to link the pipeline to the capital of Laos, Vientiane, and to southern China.