Cambodian Sustainable Intensification Farmer-to-Farmer Program (F2F)
Cambodian Sustainable Intensification Farmer-to-Farmers Program (F2F):
- Donor: USAID
- Funded: $0.16 M
- Period: 2016 – 2021
- Partner: University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA)
The Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) has partnered with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) to launch a Farmer-to-Farmers program in Cambodia for the first time in 2020. The goal is to strengthen smallholder farmers, farmer organizations, and agriculture institutions’ capacity to sustainably intensify the food system. Through F2F agriculture volunteer opportunity projects objectives are to i.) to increase agricultural sector productivity and profitability, ii.) to improve conservation and sustainable use of environmental and natural resources and iii.) to strengthen agricultural sector institutions.
Approach – Provide agricultural technical assistances to organizations, which involved in agricultural sector in Cambodia.
Strategy – Pursue a strategy of sustainable intensification that builds incrementally on existing practices in Cambodia and results in increased income and improved nutrition for farm families through expertise volunteers from the United States.