The « Support to the Commercialization of Cambodian Rice Project » (SCCRP) has been financed by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD – French Agency for Development) and was implemented under the coordination of the Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC) from January 2013 to December 2017.

Its purpose was to contribute to support the implementation of the National Strategy of Promotion of Paddy Production and Rice Exports approved by the Council of Ministers in July 2010, with an objective of maximization of the added value and of the share of this added value reaching producers as a part of the overall goal of rural poverty alleviation.

The project was divided in four technical components, with respectively the following main objectives:

  • Contribute to the organization of the sector (inter-ministerial coordination, public/private partnership, professional and inter-professional organization);
  • Establish quality standards or labels to differentiate Cambodian rice add value, and contribute to its promotion;
  • Promote the involvement of Farmer Organizations as commercial stakeholders in the value chain, via Contract Farming and other business models, and support background policies and regulations to favor this involvement of FOs;
  • Upgrade the Rural Development Bank, contribute to its reform in order to develop its capacities to answer the financial requirements of millers and farmers.

Find in Overview # Documents/Resources :

Project presentation note and Inception Phase report

Annual reports

Quaterly report