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Fisheries Sector COVID-19 Recovery Project

Date Enacted: March 2021
Country: India
Region: South Asia

According to this “draft for consultation and Stakeholder Comments,” from the Department of Fisheries, “India will implement material measures and actions so that the [Fisheries Sector COVID 19 Response and Recovery] Project is implemented in accordance with the Environmental and Social Standards (ESSs).” Among other elements, this will include “regular monitoring reports on the environmental, social, health and safety (ESHS) performance of the Project,” an “independent Environmental and Social Audit,” and “biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of living natural resources.”