WHO WE ARE
VIVRE DE SA TERRE
Vivre de sa Terre designs tailor-made services which make sense in the Cambodian rural context. Our mission is to empower farmers so they can increase their incomes and improve their living conditions. Doing so, our organisation focus on three man topics: research and farming innovation, agricultural training and local entrepreneurship.
The applied research gathers required operational data to implement young Cambodians training, strengthening local inhabitants is key to entrepreneurship development. In return, entrepreneurs’ activity sustains agricultural innovation and enriches pedagogical contents.
To give a chance to young Cambodians to believe in a real future as farmers, Vivre de sa Terre defends two basic rights
Our approach relies on three pillars of sustainable development:
Vivre de sa Terre technical support services are organized around three main topics:
Research and farming innovation
The KAET project of Vivre de sa Terre aims to boost farming innovations of production systems by multiplying experimental and local research activities.
KAET Studies manages study groups and organizes knowledge sharing workshops between students, teachers, technicians and farmers.
KAET Fields is setting up experimental plots to carry out tests and assessment of innovative agricultural practices.
KAET Database identifies and characterizes local plant diversity to create a design tool for innovative cropping systems.
Farm training and capacity building
The KOMNAET project of Vivre de sa Terre aims to capacity building of students, technicians and farmers through a dissemination advanced training modules in agroecology.
KOMNAET Coop seeks to bring together a teacher scommunity to work on the creation and dissemination of training materials, dedicated to young farmers or students and appropriate to the ecosystems of Mekong region.
KOMNAET Apps works on the design of an agricultural training application, broadcasting audiovisual content entirely conceived in Khmer.
LocaL entrepreneurship AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Using the training materials, BonKAEN project aims to create a farming entrepreneurship network whose business model based on agroecology principles and capacity building of stakeholders.
BonKAEN Services provides technical support and project management assistance to meet initiatives needs of farmers or organizations wishing to develop their activities through agroecology.
BonKAEN Startups, which is scheduled to be launched in 2020, aims to support more than one hundred TEUK SAAT entrepreneurs in more than 90 municipalities through dedicated agribusiness plans.
General manager and founder
Farmer, Vegetable technician
Farmer, poultry technician
Farmer, farming technician
Assistant project manager
Communication and production manager
Fair trade project manager
Our partners help us with money, technic or people so we can achieve our ecological and social actions.
Vivre de sa Terre is a French association of agricultural services that actively supports Cambodian farmers and takes part in sustainable rural development in Northwestern Cambodia. We need you !