The Royal Government of Cambodia is investing US$20 million to support local organic crops project in order to discourage imports of the chemicalised.
Mr. Kean Sophea, Deputy Director of Horticulture and Subsidiary Crops Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) shared the update recently, adding that the investment will cover eight provinces.
The provinces are Kampong Thom, Kampong Cham, Thbong Khmum, Prey Veng, Kandal, Pursat, Battambang, and Siem Reap.
Over 2,000 farmers in the mentioned provinces, continued Mr. Kean Sophea, will be engaged in the project expected to supply around 160 tons of organic crops in domestic markets.
Production of commonly edible plants in Cambodia still cannot meet the country's increasing demands.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press