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Thai Union Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cooperative Promotion Department, Fishery Cooperatives Federation of Thailand in Support of the Government Civil State Policy

(From left to right) - Mr. Thiraphong Chansiri, President & CEO, Thai Union Group PCL; Dr. Vinaroj Supsongsuk, Director General of the Cooperative Promotion Department and Mr. Wirat Iam-Ua-Yut, Chairman of the Fishery Cooperatives Federation of Thailand after jointly signing an MOU in support of the government Civil State Policy.

Recently, Mr. Thiraphong Chansiri, President & CEO of Thai Union Group PCL, jointly signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signalling Thai Union's cooperation and support with the government ‘Civil State Policy' with Dr. Vinaroj Supsongsuk, Director General of the Cooperative Promotion Department and Mr. Wirat Iam-Ua-Yut, Chairman of the Fishery Cooperatives Federation of Thailand.

The Civil State Policy works to improve fisherman's quality of life; reduce income inequality and increase employment and income. It is also aiming to build capacity for civil societies.

It is expected that more than THB 50 million worth of value will be added to aquatic animal farming. It is expected that this will help reduce the operational costs of over 3,000 fish farmers nationwide and the likelihood of Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing.

The MoU signing ceremony was held at the Cooperative Promotion Department, Bangkok, Thailand.