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Future-proofing Cambodian Wildlife-Friendly farming: securing conservation and livelihoods


Ref: 24028
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Nicolas Spencer
Lead Institution: Sansom Mlup Prey - SMP
Host Country Institutions: WCS - Cambodia, MoE - Cambodia, CIRAD Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement, CBC Centre for Biodiversity Conservation at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP)
Start Date: 2017-05-01
End Date: 2021-03-31
Funding: £299,491.00
Website:
Status: Current
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Cambodia
Purpose: Sansom Mlup Prey (SMP) will work with wildlife-friendly Ibis Rice farmers to switch to a drought-resilient, organic rice strain and adopt new soil conservation techniques. Ibis Rice will improve food security and income of >2,500 households, reduce habitat loss across 400,000 ha forest and protect threatened species. Future-proof Ibis Rice by linking organic accreditations and drought-resilient agricultural practises with international markets, thus safeguarding livelihood improvements for > 2,500 families, protecting threatened species and preventing deforestation across >400,000ha.
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Documents:
Title: 24-028 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 24-028 HYR1 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]