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Island's donation helping Sierra Leone

Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Phil Gawne MHK
Phil Gawne MHK

Money donated from the Isle of Man to Sierra Leone's fisheries industry is being well spent.

That's according to the chairman of the International Development Committee who has just returned from a visit.

Helping in a review of the World Bank's fisheries support project, Phil Gawne took part in discussions about the most effective use of funding to combat illegal fishing.

He was also able to evaluate the progress of projects supported by the IDC - which help people to trade their way out of poverty.

Mr Gawne says he's sure the Island's contribution is going to a good cause:


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