Kampong Cham provincial administration is working to identify provincial products it can promote through the “One Village One Product” movement to create jobs at the local level and reduce migration. Agriculture makes up over 40 per cent of the provincial economy.
Addressing an February 3 press conference held to summarise the administration’s successes over the past five years, provincial governor Un Chanda said the provincial administration had paid close attention to the development of public order, social affairs, the environment and the economy. It had completed many infrastructure projects, and improved the living standards of Kampong Cham’s residents.
“The provincial administration has made efforts to identify products that would be suitable for the One Village, One product programme. Promoting local products will also attract tourists,” he added.
A report said the provincial administration had boosted agricultural development mechanisms such as education and training in the use of fertilisers, pesticides and quality seeds. Its goal is to incomes increase yields, ensure food security, improve family economies and reduce poverty.
Over the past five years, Kampong Cham province has received a total of 2,557,895 tourists, 2,509,329 of them domestic and 48,575 from abroad.
The workers of the province are predominantly employed in. agriculture, with 63. 93 per cent of them engaged in farming or related fields. 35 per cent of people are employed in the service industry.