14 Apr '11, 8am

New Wave of “Consumer Investing” Creates Opportunity for Cambodian Rice Farmers

New Wave of “Consumer Investing” Creates Opportunity for Cambodian Rice Farmers

Lotus Foods sources their Organic Mekong Flower Rice from the Damrei Romeal Organic Producer Federation, a Cambodian rice farming cooperative made up of 267 households cultivating on about 214 hectares (529 acres). The cooperative is organized to improve small farmers’ livelihoods through increased and diversified farm production, improved social cooperation and improved access to markets. The members apply the principles of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to enhance their yields and have stopped using chemical fertilizer and pesticide to cultivate their rice.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/new-wave-consumer-inv...

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