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Five Farmer to Farmer Training Provided by the Community Learning Centers supported by PADEE

 

Five Farmer to Farmer Training Provided by the Community Learning Centers supported by PADEE

The second generation of Local Champions in Cambodia  is now in the training process. A first batch of 150 has been trained by Local Champions in the CLCs on organic agriculture techniques and though participation of this training they have become Model Farmers.

Model Farmers have already organized their first event coached by Local Champions and PADEE staff and partners: Farmer Congress with over 500 CIG´s member participation. A Farmer Congress is a learning event for 50 to 80 farmers around the community of one District were the organizers are Model Farmers (4), who share their experience and knowledge with the participants and try to help them to solve problems. After the Farmer Congress only the best ones are selected to go to next phase, becoming Outstanding Farmers (OF) participating in a ToT and several training activities to create their CLC and finally become Local Champions.