Helping Address Rural Vulnerabilities and Ecosystem Stability (HARVEST) programme

Initiative

Summary

The USAID Cambodia HARVEST Programme is a five year integrated food security and climate change programme that seeks to reduce poverty and malnutrition by diversifying and increasing food production and income for up to 70,000 rural Cambodian households. The overarching goals of Cambodia HARVEST are to improve food security; strengthen natural resource management and resilience to climate change; and increase the capacity of the public and private sectors and civil society to support agricultural competitiveness. The HARVEST Programme is funded by USAID and is being implemented by Fintrac Inc. It has activities closely related to national REDD+ objectives and it is expected to support national REDD+ readiness activities and demonstration projects around the Tonle Sap Great Lake and the Mekong floodplain.