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Remote control farming

by Naluch Lim and Meghna Mukherjee February 16, 2021 Im Naisreang is a 60-year-old commercial farmer in Preah Vihear region in Cambodia. She lives with her husband and grows various crops on their 4.5 hectares farm. Though the farm has easy access to water, irrigating the farm is challenging for the couple. Like many other farmers in the region, Im Naisreang could not dependably abstract water to irrigate her crops for a long time, due to an old unreliable pump which she was using. She knew that if she waited for the mechanic to fix her failing pump machine, her crops would soon fail. So, unable to water her crops on time, she dropped out of a contract with Remic (a premium vegetable buyer in Phnom Penh) to supply vegetables. In July 2020, she came across the Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition project (CHAIN) Project implemented by SNV and partners. Through the project, she joined the ‘district water dialogue’… Continued

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