Climate Resilient Famer Promoter Meeting
On July 01st 2013, for the Building Climate Resilient Farming Communities in Cambodia (BCR) project, CEDAC organized a meeting for farmer promoters at its head office in Phnom Penh. 68 farmer promoters including 17 women from seven provinces attended the meeting facilitated by CEDAC President Dr. Yang Saing Koma. The objectives of the meeting were to:
- Strengthen the capacity of farmer promoter on climate resilient farming techniques
- Disseminate CEDAC prize program 2013
- Train farmers on how to transform ordinary rice fields into highly productive and diversified rice field/multi-purpose fields.
As a result, farmer promoters gained more knowledge and understanding on techniques of climate resilient rice farm and how to transform ordinary rice fields into multi-purpose fields. Moreover, 108 individual farmers and 15 farmer associations have registered for CEDAC’s Prize Program for 2013, with a commitment to get more farmers registered.