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EPL Pollinate helping communities protect forests and bees

Publication date 09 January 2023 | 22:15 | ICT

Eager to contribute to society, Sem Srey Touch set up an enterprise focusing on the supply of quality honey from Cambodia’s northeastern provinces to help preserve forests in protected areas and safeguard wild bee populations.

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