MAFF and Green Leader (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. Reach MoU on Cassava Production Development

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and Green Leader (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. signed here on Monday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cassava production development project in some potential provinces.

The signing ceremony was presided over by Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Yim Chhay Ly, also Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, and Minister of MAFF H.E. Veng Sakhon.

The MoU is aimed to strengthen cooperation in implementing the action plan of cassava production development on pilot 20,000 hectares of cultivation land in the potential provinces of Pursat, Battambang, Pailin, Kampong Cham, Kratie, Thbong Khmum and so on.

About 20 processing plants are expected to be constructed across the nation within five years after the launch of the project, said Chairman of the Board of Directors of Green Leader Mr. Zhan Sanhou, adding that the project will contribute to adding value to this product by being processed before being exported to Chinese and international markets.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press