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AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES AND FARMERS’ ORGANIZATIONS NEEDED FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO STRENGTHEN AND ENGAGE AGRICULTURE IN BUSINESSES TO OVERCOME CHALLENGES AFFECTED BY CLIMATE CHANGE AND COVID-19 PANDEMIC!

Sambo Meanchey Agricultural Cooperative found in 2010 with 88 household members, 45 females. The cooperative started with the capital of 8 011 000.00 Riels about USD2003. The cooperative became a member of CFAP since 2017. The cooperative locates in Sambo village, Sopheas commune, Steung Strong district, Kampong Cham province, in 2021 the cooperative has a […]

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Strengthen the capacity of CFAP members’ organizations to engage agriculture in business to overcome challenges affected by climate changes and Covid-19!

The Cambodian Farmer Federation Association of Agricultural Producers (CFAP) organized a specific training course for its members’ organizations (agricultural cooperatives and producers’ associations). The training aimed to strengthen the capacity of members’ organizations on TOT and Entrepreneurship to ensure that members’ organizations are capable to engage agriculture in businesses, thus to walk through and overcome […]

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Farmers needed the agricultural cooperative to play a key role to purchase produces collectively from farmer members!

Climate change has put more and more pressures for farmers, especially small farmers in Cambodia, South East Asia as they do not have proper agricultural technical skills, capital to expand farming and market structure properly from farms to markets in particular in the Covid-19 pandemic. Even though, Som Lida, ages 33 years old a farmer […]

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Digital technology plays important role in rural, social and economic development in the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Digital technology plays important role in rural, social and economic development in the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. Due needs of farmers and farmers’ organizations to get access to digitalization, therefore Cambodian Farmer Federation Association of Agricultural Producers (CFAP) participates actively to engage farmers and farmers’ organizations and agricultural cooperatives directly to benefit from the digital […]

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The Climakers Asia Digital Workshop!

The Climakers Asia Digital Workshop organized by the Institute for the Development of Agricultural Cooperation in Asia (IDACA) in collaboration with the world farmers’ organisation (WFO). Stories from the field across the Asia region (SA, SEA, Pacific, Asia-Europe, and Northeast Asia/East Asia) were shared and exchanged by farmer leaders and their representatives related to the […]

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Perspective from a founder and managing director of the Cambodian Farmer Federation Association of Agricultural Producers (CFAP), Sok Sotha.

Born in a rural farming community in Cambodia, I think that education and cooperative work can make agriculture, environment, economy and livelihoods of people, especially rural people better and sustainable with unity and peace. I travelled a lot to visit many parts of rural areas in Cambodia and exchanged opinions with farmers and I could […]

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Consultation Workshop on Study of Agricultural Value Chains for Digitalization!

Consultation Workshop on Study of Agricultural Value Chains for Digitalization organized by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) in collaboration with the Sustainable Assets for Agriculture Markets, Business and Trade (SAAMBAT) project financed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and European Investment Bank (EIB) Sub-Component at Techo Startup Centre. The workshop aimed to […]

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Session on Soil health & Sustainable landscapes – transformative action at scale!

On 7th September, 2021 there was a great session on soil health organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) which the panelists composed of multi stakeholders come from Development organisations, Development bank, Private sector, Science, University and Farmers’ organisation. In the conversations during […]

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Engagement farmers with businesses helps ensuring sustainable agriculture and rural livelihoods!

Small farmers as CFAP members in Cambodia get interested in using organic fertilizer produced by their own agricultural cooperative society from existing materials that can find in the villages to improve soil quality for vegetable and rice production. To accelerate our purposes of engagement farmers with businesses, we need to collaborate with stakeholders such as […]

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How agroecological practices can overcome challenges on climate change and nature restoration!

Small farmers in Cambodia are comparing between climate smart agriculture practices and agroecological practices before making decision whether to apply both practices or finding the best way that can integrate to improve agricultural production with resilience for the rural farming communities while farmers, especially small farmers are facing problems with climate change, high temperature, poor […]

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