Takeo: Ambassador Kang Joins the Prime Minister Hun Sen, Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon and other ministers visit Takeo today to inspect modern agricultural machinery and irrigation systems supported by grant programs Of Australia. This is according to the press release of the Australian Embassy in Cambodia, Australian Embassy, ​​Cambodia.

Ta Song is an irrigation system built by the Cambodia-Australia Agricultural Value Chain (CAVAC) program, funded by the Australian Government. This irrigation system connects to the Prek Ambel River – and uses a single pumping station to pump water from a canal 22 km directly into the farmland. Of farmers. Nearly 200 farming families benefit from this quality infrastructure.

CAVAC has built 10 irrigation systems in Takeo, Prey Veng and Kandal provinces since 2016. The irrigation system irrigates an additional 9,000 hectares per year for 12,000 households and doubles the rice yield, providing a new income of about 10 million. US dollars to Cambodian farmers. At a time when the Kovid-19 epidemic is threatening lives everywhere, investing in quality irrigation infrastructure These help protect the jobs and food security of thousands of Cambodian families.

"Agriculture remains the backbone of the economic and safety net for the people of Cambodia," said Ambassador Kang. "As a friend and neighbor of Australia, in addition to its decades-long support for agriculture, Cambodia is working to help the sector respond to the impact. From Kovid-19 disease.

At a time when many Cambodians are facing difficulties and uncertainties, Australia is proud to play a role in supporting Cambodia's food security and resilience. "Resistant to the country's economy."By: Kolap