Our Accomplishment
Since its inception, CEDAC has implemented more than 165 community development projects with funding support from various donors. The past achievements are as follow:
  • More than 150,000 small-scale farmer families in 6,179 villages, 953 communes and 131 districts in 22 provinces have improved their socio-economic conditions as a result of cooperating with CEDAC
  • Around 75,100 families have currently applied ecologically agricultural innovation and techniques introduced by CEDAC, including system of rice intensification (SRI), chicken, pig raising, home gardening, Compost, fish culture, tree planting, multi-purpose farm etc. As a result,they have improved their household food security and income generation.
  • 130,000 children of the poorest families in Kampong Speu province have been able to attend school regularly as a result of development intervention from CEDAC.
  • Approximately 875 rural youths, including 48 from indigenous groups, have received professional training in the fields of agriculture and rural development.
  • More than 5,000 development professionals and stakeholders have participated in CEDAC’s trainings, workshops and exchange programs.
  • 168 issues of the monthly Farmer Magazine have been published with a reach of 5,000-8,000 copies per month. CEDAC has produced a number of technical booklets, leaflets, and CDs/VCDs on agriculture for wide dissemination of best agriculture practices and local innovations.
  • System of Rice Intensification (SRI), which was introduced by CEDAC to Cambodia in 2000, is now widely supported by the government and NGOs throughout Cambodia.
  • 1,249 Village-based Farmer Associations across 12 provinces have united, with assistance from CEDAC, to establish an independent national farmer’s association network known as the Farmer and Nature Net (FNN).
  • 1,329 local saving groups comprised of roughly 39,086 members have been established by 113 Saving for Communities Prosperity (SoSor) initiative with a combined total of over 12 million US dollars in savings capital. Those saving group located in 672 villages, 203 communes, 50 Districts in 14 provinces.
  • 10 CEDAC shops have been formed in Phnom Penh as a result of pioneering efforts linking small producers to the market; the CEDAC shops aim to ensure that safe food is supplied to Cambodian consumers and to improve locally produced food.
  • 93 organic rice producer groups comprised of 756 families’ members have been established, selling rice paddy to CEDAC shops.
  • 5 Agriculture and Local Development Associations (ALDA) and 25 Farmer Promoter Associations have been supported in their efforts to provide advisory services to rural farmers in their communities.
  • 833 women’s groups have been established and assisted, including in forming a network of rural women leaders.
  • 27 People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) groups, with members from 309 farmer families, have been established to help improve the livelihood conditions of their members.
  • Commune Councils in 50 target communes from four provinces have been supported with their good and democratic governance activities.
  • 12 Farmer Water-User Communities (FWUC), comprised of more than 15,000 family members across eight provinces, have been supported through the establishment of a Farmer and Water Net (FWN).
  • A network of 48 rural teacher savings associations, with approximately 1,296 members across seven provinces, has been supported.
  • A network of 4 family rubber planters associations in Kampong Cham province, with more than 400 members, has been supported.
  • 6,383 bio digesters have been constructed by farmers across 6 provinces under CEDAC’s facilitation in the framework of the National Bio-digester Program (NBP).
  • 1,571 improved cook stoves have been built and distributed to farmer families and other institutions.