BATI DISTRICT, Takeo province – At a farming school here last week, 150 poor agricultural workers gathered to celebrate graduating a two-month training course. The new group of educators will now set out with their newly acquired skills to help transform the country’s poorest rural families from subsistence farmers into successful agribusinesses. One of the new trainers is 55-year-old Neou Ket, a farmer from Takeo province who owns a single hectare of land. Until now, he has managed to grow enough rice and vegetables to feed his family and exchange produce for other goods in his village.* [caption id=”attachment_39074″
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