Mr. Chhoem Phanna, was born on August 10, 1989. Phanna graduated a bachelor degree, major in Rural Development from the Svay Rieng University in 2016.
He used to work as a field agent for the Project Alba (Cambodia) Co., Ltd, the French company which focused on agricultural development in particular with smallholder farmers. He was assigned to be responsible for monitoring activities of smallholder farmers who grow vegetables, providing agricultural technical advisory support and training to small scale farmers on agricultural technical skills from soils preparation to seeds selection and harvest. He also provided advisory support on economic literacy for smallholders to produce vegetable for sales to higher markets and engagement of smallholders with the Project Alba (Cambodia) Co., Ltd through contract farming.
He started working for the Cambodian Farmers Federation Association of Agricultural Producers (CFAP-Cambodia) in 2018 as an Executive Secretary (ES) and assistant to the managing director. In this capacity, he facilitated between CFAP and farmers’ organizations and agricultural cooperatives as members, institutional strengthening of farmers’ organisations as members and building the capacity of farmers leaders and their staff members on agricultural technical skills and uses of information communication technology (ICT), moreover he is providing advisory support on agriculture to farmers through “App Chamka” when farmers needed technical assistance.