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.