Project Summary


Title of Project Micro and small enterprise development to achieve food security, food safety and self reliance for the urban poor in Phnom Penh
Project ID in FSNIS Database 19
Project Number GCP/CMB/039
Project Description

The project aims to enhance food security{comma} food safety and nutrition security of poor and vulnerable urban and peri-urban dwellers living along the riverbanks through the development of micro and small group enterprises that will generate income and mainstream food safety interventions in all steps of the food production value chain.

The project has four main components:

1.     Establishment and/or strengthening of micro and small enterprises{comma} involving individual producers{comma} entrepreneurs and leaders of groups engaged in small-scale aquaculture{comma} food processing and off-farm income generating activities.

2.     Establishment and/or strengthening of micro and small group enterprises engaged in horticultural production.

3.     Enhanced household level nutrition{comma} food safety{comma} food quality and value addition of fish and horticultural products and streamlined food safety practices in small scale operations along the whole food chain{comma} from production to commercialization.

Institutional strengthening{comma} co-ordination and extension of innovative food security and nutrition approaches.

Related FSN Categories Not Specified
Main Implementing Agency Not Specified
Collaborating Ministries Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Collaborating Organisations and Institutions Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN)
Project Funding Status Not Specified
Funding Needs Description
Donors Not Specified
Project Start/End Dates 2001-01-04 2014-03-31
Provinces, Districts and Communes worked in
Province Districts Communes
Ministry of Health Provinces, Operational Districts and Health Centre Catchment Areas worked in
Province Districts Communes
Level of Intervention International Development partners, NGOs & Community-based organizations
Type of Support/Inputs Provided

Trainings, seeds, basic equipments and small grants.

Target Group(s) Vulnerable populations that include female headed households and migrants
Number of Beneficiaries (approximate) 2,000 households
Source Institution for this Project Data Ms. Nina Brandstrup
Project Contact Person Ms. Nina Brandstrup
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