| Conservation Agriculture for Food Security in Cambodia|| || || |
| Written by CAPS Site Administrator |
| Sunday, 06 February 2011 19:25|
Cambodia remains one of the world’s poorest countries. Agriculture remains the largest employer, engaging more than 70% of the active population. Its social and economic indicators are among the lowest in Asia with 90% of the poor living in the countryside. Poverty in upland communities increases pressure on natural resources like forest, soil and water. These are the last “capital” for the poor and they are rapidly diminishing due to non-sustainable management. Such practices reduce agricultural productivity, which in turn heightens food insecurity and exacerbates poverty.
| Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 February 2011 05:05|
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