Minister of Agriculture Receives Director of Heifer Cambodia

Cambodia's Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, H.E. Veng Sakhon received here yesterday the Director of Heifer International Cambodia Ms. Keo Kieng.

In the meeting, Ms. Keo Kieng briefed H.E. Minister on the progress of the collaboration projects between the ministry and Heifer International Cambodia, and laid stress on the organisation's commitment to further cooperate with the ministry.

According to Ms. Keo Kieng, some 35,000 farmer households in 11 provinces have been benefited from the projects.

For his part, H.E. Veng Sakhon highly valued the achievements of the collaboration projects, saying that they do not only benefit the targeted farmers, but also people as a whole in the context of economic growth.

Heifer is an international NGO actively working to empower small-scale farmers on the path to living incomes through collective power of economic development, food security and nutrition, and environmental sustainability.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press