Project Summary


Title of Project Promoting climate resilient livelihoods for Small-Scale Farmers in Most Vulnerable Dry Land Areas in Siem Reap and Kampong Cham
Project ID in FSNIS Database 40
Project Number
Project Description

The project goal is to contribute to the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger among small-scale farmer families in dry land areas{comma} enhancing their resilience against climate change{comma} drought and soil degradation.

 

The project objective are:

 i) Improved capacity of small scale farmers and local governments to respond to climate change{comma} drought and soil degradation. 

ii) Increased and diversified agricultural production through sustainable agriculture innovations in dry land areas.

 

Project activities: 

Result 1: Farmer organizations and networks develop and strengthen

• Train farmers on organization development and management{comma} support drafting work plans with assigned roles and responsibilities{comma} ensure gender inclusion{comma} representation of marginalized groups in farmer organisation set up.

• Promote network of farmer organisations in districts (through exchange visits) and greater integration with commune and district councils.

Result 2: Local authorities and other local stakeholders improve their knowledge and commitment in sustainable management and use of natural resource and climate change adaptation and mitigation.

• Workshop for local authorities et al. on DRR{comma} CCA and relevant policies and programmes; 

• Organising environment awareness{comma} tree-planting campaigns{comma} 

• Organising local fora on livelihood and environment;

• Action research and dissemination through farmer-to-farmer approaches;

• Analysis of commune investment programmes and development plans to include CCA actions.

Result 3: Small farmers{comma} with the support of local  authorities{comma} implement sustainable agriculture innovations and soil conservation/land management practices{comma} rehabilitating degraded

land

• Training cooperative farmers on agro-forestry and sustainable agriculture innovation development and dissemination;

• Training on rainwater harvesting{comma} green manure{comma} cover crops{comma} compost{comma} agro-forestry{comma} crop diversification and multi-purpose farms;

• Conducting demonstration plots{comma} exchange visits among farmers in target and outside target area.

Result 4: Increased access to markets for small farmers

• Facilitate to form farmer producer groups;

• Linkage of farmer products with markets; 

• Organising campaigns and trade fairs for agricultural products

Result 5: Increased learning on climate resilient livelihoods for government{comma} NGO networks{comma} communities{comma} and other stakeholders

• Participatory action research on local vulnerabilities to climate risks and community resilience;

• Documentation of the project’s best practice and lessons learnt{comma} sharing via National DRR Forum{comma} mass media{comma} NAPA platform meetings and other networks;

• Develop 2 short videos on the best practices and wider dissemination.

Related FSN Categories Not Specified
Main Implementing Agency Not Specified
Collaborating Ministries Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries
Collaborating Organisations and Institutions Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture
Project Funding Status Not Specified
Funding Needs Description
Donors Not Specified
Project Start/End Dates 2006-12-31 2015-01-11
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 Kampong Cham Provincial Department of Agriculture Siem Reap Provincial Department of Agriculture
Type of Support/Inputs Provided

Capacity building, training, coaching, training materials (Farmer magazines, booklets, leaflets, flipcharts, posters, T-shirts, carry bags, books, pens)

Target Group(s) Commune council members, farmer promoters, farmer group leaders, committee members of community based natural resource managemen
Number of Beneficiaries (approximate) The project will benefit a total of 15,000 families from the target villages.
Source Institution for this Project Data Mr. Yi Kim Than
Project Contact Person Mr. Yi Kim Than
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