Agriculture & Nutrition

PROMOTE LOCAL AND SAFE VEGETABLES IN KRATIE PROVINCE

KAFDOC supports farmers and processors, particularly women, to increase production, income and resilience to climate change, in Kratie province, with the financial support of :

 

 

Objectives :

  1. Commercial and homestead producers and processors (male- and female-headed households) increase productivity by adapting improved technologies
  2. Farmer groups and processor groups provide demand-oriented services and facilitate transparent and fair market engagement
  3. Public and private sector actors deliver demand-driven, gender-sensitive and accountable advisory services.

How ?

By conducting trainings on modern, more productive and environmental friendly agriculture and/or selling techniques to approx 2000 Cambodian farmers (including indigenous people), living in Kratie province.

PHASE I : started in December 2014 and has come to an end in November 2017.

PHASE II : started in December 2017 and will continue until December 2020. CHAIN-II targets improved household income and nutrition from horticulture production and trade in targeted rural areas in Cambodia, including Kratie.

 

Thanks to KAFDOC and their donors:

  • 341 households improved the way of cultivating food
  • 42 farmer families were linked with traders and buyers
  • 78 families improved their gardens
  • Some farmers have graduated to semi commercial and commercial statuts
  • 3 biodiversity school gardens were developed to show families and communities the advantages of vegetable cultivation and nutrition
  • 21 model farmers were created to demonstrate the home garden model
  • 22 commercial families have improved the technique of vegetable cultivation
  • 22 families are growing more cycle crop