The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has initiated a US$3 million-cold chain logistic system to help boost the agricultural development in Cambodia.

The initiative was shared by Ms. Veena Reddy, outgoing USAID/Cambodia Mission Director in a meeting here on June 28 with H.E. Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries.

On the occasion, Ms. Veena Reddy highly valued the development of Cambodia’s agricultural sector during her four-year mission in the Kingdom.

The outgoing mission director said the assistance from the USAID will be constantly continued to contribute to promoting the agricultural development in Cambodia.

The US$3 million project of solar panel-run Cold Chain Logistic System is part of the assistance, she said, adding that it will boost the planting and transport of vegetable, fruits, fishes, and meat to the market ensuring the safety, quality, and price.

H.E. Veng Sakhon spoke highly of Ms. Veena Reddy’s contribution to boosting the agricultural development in Cambodia.

H.E. Minister said the Cold Chain Logistic System will enhance the standard of agricultural products in the market locally and internationally.

 

 

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

 

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