Ten agricultural communities in three provinces will now produce organic cassava that will be sold at a higher value than the market price, giving hundreds of farmers a chance to earn a better living.

The communities – located in Preah Vihear, Kratie and Kampong Thom – have entered contract farming schemes with Amru Rice.

Song Saran, Amru Rice’s CEO, said a total of 700 farmers, cultivating a combined 2,000 hectares of land, will now benefit from selling their produce at a price 20 percent higher than that of the market. Read more