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It seems growing well.      Rice cultivation training

Villages of Boeng Prei and Peak Sbaek in Battambang Province, northwest of the Kingdom of Cambodia which Good Earth Japan (GEJ) support farmers who live on the post landmine field in there by providing Agriculture training in conjunction with Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery (PDAFF).
These two villages had started to receive the support from April this year with Rice cultivation training at first.
Since then, several sessions of trainings like how to select the good seeds, how to prepare the organic compost and others by lecturing and hands on were conducted.
In June, Rice planting training had been taken place. At that time, depending on the level of water in the rice field, the methods of transplant and/or spread sowing were chosen.
After the planting work, weeding trainings had been carried out for couple of times.
Now, rice field have became thick and green, and it can find the ears of rice has starting hang down at some parts of fields.
Farmers are looking forward to harvesting to see the result of the trainings as well as GEJ and PDAFF.
GEJ support farmers who live on post minefield in the northwest of the Kingdom of Cambodia through the agriculture trainings, improving living environment, and improvement of infrastructure.

At Peak Sbaek village,

・Weeding in September



Seed rice were sowed by spreading as the water level in the rice field was so low

・In October,


Have gotten enough rain and rice grow well since then

At Boeng Prei village,

・Weeding in September



Farmers have gathered and had a good sweat

・In October,


Although it is only a few kilometer away from Peak Sbaek village, there were not enough rain for cultivation here and rice grow little weak

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