agriculture

BlocRice is a new project launched by Oxfam in November 2018. The project uses Blockchain technology to connect a network of people in the rice supply chain to ensure that farmers are better and fairly paid. The idea starts with a contract. The exporter commits to pay farmers the market price, plus...
BlocRice
ឆ្នាំនេះ អង្គការ​អុកស្វាម​ បាន​សម្ពោធ​គម្រោង​សាកល្បងមួយ​​ក្នុង​ប្រទេស​កម្ពុជា​ ដែលមាន​ឈ្មោះ​ថា “ប្លុកឆេនដើម្បីលើកកម្ពស់ជីវភាពកសិករស្រូវសរីរាង្គពីប្រទេសកម្ពុជា” ហៅកាត់ “ប្លុករ៉ាយស៍” (BlocRice)​ ដោយ​ប្រើ បច្ចេកវិទ្យា «ប្លុកឆេន (blockchain)» សម្រាប់​បង្កើត​បណ្តាញ​កសិករ​មួយ​នៅ​ក្នុង​ខ្សែសង្វាក់​ផ្គត់​...
Blockchain for Livelihood from Organic Cambodian Rice
Fifty small-scale organic rice farmers in Preah Vihear Province are already on board! The goal is to promote a “smart contract”, a three-way digital contract farming agreement between organic farmers, rice exporter and buyers in the Netherlands. “Farmers thus gain collective bargaining power since...
Majority of Cambodian people perform agricultural activities and enjoy the country’s national resources for their daily family’s income generation. Therefore, Cultivable land is considered as the most important asset for the poor as it serves as an important means for their food and income...
Bridging the digital divide in Cambodia
Two organizations in Cambodia have opened new Cambodia Community Innovation Centers in Pursat and Takeo provinces to help farmers access the Internet; many of them will use the Internet for the first time.
“DROUGHT RESILIENCE” is the theme of season 1, PROJECT 4, implemented by the Department of Media and Communication with funding support from Oxfam and Swedish Postcode Foundation. This piece portrays the issues of drought and water management of Cambodian farmers who live in different...
MRD visits Saving for Change target areas
Representatives from the Ministry of Rural Development, Samaritan's Purse, Caritas Australia, Life with Dignity, Church World Service spent two days on April 28-29 visited Saving for Change Groups in Kampong Speu and Kampot province under operation of Oxfam partners, Padek ...
Helping Farmers to Increase Yields and Knowledge
Farmers remain vulnerable to unreliable weather and climate change makes it even harder to predict rainfall. Since they rely on rainfall for cultivation and good yields are linked to a sufficient water supply, the timing of sowing is crucial.
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