Cost to Bribe Fishing Officials in Cambodia

The Voice of America reported that people pay around $50 in bribes local officials in Cambodia to obtain “permits” that allows illegal fishing methods. The permit allows fishing boats to use nets that are hundreds of meters in length are are illegal due to its large size.

In 2010, 321,000 meters of illegal fishing nets was seized in Cambodia.

(More examples of corruption.)

Source:  Say Mony, “Illegal Fishing Threatens Tonie Sap Lake Villagers’ Livelihood,” Voice of America, October 10, 2012.