Conservation Agriculture Service for a Fee (CASF)
Aims to implement Conservation Agricultural Production Systems (CAPS) into Cambodian farming practices and cropping system.
- Donor: USAID
- Funded value: $0.39 M
- Project Duration: 2018 – 2021
- Partners: Sustainable Intensification and Innovation Lab implemented by Kansas State University, General Directorate of Agriculture (GDA), Conservation Agriculture Service Center (CASC), Swisscontact, La recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)
Conservation Agriculture Service with a Fee (CASF) is a 3-years project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) aims to implement Conservation Agricultural Production Systems (CAPS) into Cambodian farming practices and cropping system. Shifting to innovation cropping systems and practices based on Conservation Agriculture (CA) principles will result in improved soil fertility, reduced labor, conserved water, increased yield and significantly increased income for smallholder farmers. The main goal of this three-year project is to empower private entrepreneurs, agricultural machinery manufacturers and importers, agribusiness retailers and service providers, smallholder farmers, and public institutions to shift from conventional soil degrading agricultural production systems to profitable soil and ecosystem enhancing Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS).