Climate, Environment and Biodiversity
Period: 05/2018 – 11/2018
The Improved Livelihood and Food Security (ILF II) program implemented by GIZ will be engaged in the Social Land Concessions in Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom and Kratie Provinces. It will assist the landless population in building a livelihood on the newly allocated land. It will help them to cultivate the farmland and make knowledge and skills transfer available to help improve food security for households. In the target areas, some 20,000 people have been allocated land, about 1-2 hectares per household.
The measures will be carried out in 3 fields of activities:
Agroforestry systems provide an appropriate approach to integrate existing tree vegetation and make sustainable use of the land.
Through the introduction of selected Agroforestry systems, as result of a previous assessment in the target area, for each SLC site the consultancy will contribute to the field of activity 2 (laying the foundation for long-term, climate-adapted and innovative agricultural production).
The project was supported by developing training manuals in English and Khmer languages and delivery of participatory agro-forestry training for extension workers and experts. Beneficiaries were directly supported through agroforestry demonstration sites.
The consultancy comprised the following tasks: