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$290,000 to Develop Agricultural Marketing

$290,000 to Develop Agricultural Marketing

T he Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) is to provide $290, 000 to the Ministry

of Agriculture to develop agricultural products, according to a report in Agence

Khmere de Presse.

The agreement on technical assistance for market research information was signed

in Phnom Penh by Mr Ad Spijkers, the FAO representative in Cambodia, and Mr Chhea

Song, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Chhea Song said the funds will be used to carry out a marketing program and in particular

to train workers in providing information on market research to local farmers.

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