Cambodian Agriculture Minister Receives FAO Representative

Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon received here yesterday afternoon Mr. Alexandre Huynh, Representative of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Cambodia.

In the meeting, Mr. Alexandre Huynh briefed H.E. Minister on some potential projects to promote the livelihoods of Cambodian farmers, and to ensure food security in the country.

For his part, H.E. Veng Sakhon expressed thanks to FAO for its continued support to Cambodia's agricultural sector. He also encouraged FAO to study the possibility of providing financial assistance for small-scale infrastructure construction project and sought FAO's support for some other projects including market information system preparation, agro-industrial market expansion policy, agricultural communities and financial and technical institution linking policy, and so on.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press