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NDF Management visited Cambodia to discuss cooperation

15.01.2014

The Management of NDF visited Cambodia to discuss NDF’s cooperation with the country and the progress of NDF co-financed activities in the country.

Managing Director Pasi Hellman and Deputy Director Leena Klossner visited Cambodia during 13-15 January to discuss NDF’s cooperation with the country and the progress of NDF co-financed activities in the country.

NDF met with the Minister of Rural Development, H.E. Chea Sophara and officials from the ministry to discuss the achievements of the road sector climate change adaptation activities under the Roads for Rural Development Project co-financed together with the Asian Development Bank. The delegation also met with the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and visited a pilot project site with farmer demonstration involving production and use of biochar for climate friendly soil amendment and crop intensification. The visit confirmed a good progress of activities and good results in activities with potential for both national and regional scaling up and global replication.