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RI President and CEO, Nancy Wilson meets a group of women ecotourism entrepreneurs in Vojhonkhali village in Khulna district in her recent visit to the Sundarbans Mangrove region in Bangladesh. RI has assisted forest dependent local communities to establish an ecotourism site consisting of eco-friendly cottage, tree house, forest watch tower, paddle boat etc. to serve tourists interested in sustainable tourism services. The EU funded project is aimed at enhancing respect for local culture and ecology in the Sundarbans region.