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Cambodian local cattle

These small cattle are very hardy and docile, just so well suited to the heat, parasites and the low quality fodder often found in grazing areas of Cambodia. This picture […]

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Agroforestry – legumes in the inter rows

I have just entered a consultancy to investigate the use of legumes as an inter row planting in a large timber plantation. Currently the operation uses a combination of cultivation […]

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Xieng Khouang, Lao PDR 2013

Laos is a remarkably beautiful country. I was fortunate to see just a small section of it around Xieng Khouang in November 2013 for a consultancy to investigate the options […]

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Soil sampling is critical

Every time I assess land for a commercial group seeking to enter agriculture in Cambodia I insist on performing a rapid assessment of the soils on site. As I say […]

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ICT Agriculture

ICT in agriculture is an emerging area in Cambodia due to the rapidly improving and expanding telecommunication networks. Access to mobile devices has also increased dramatically with a an ever […]

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Horticulture sector receiving a boost

A recent consultancy I performed related to the horticulture sector in NW Cambodia highlighted some impressive advances in production techniques and incomes for small holder farmers. Previously traditional techniques which […]

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Bicycle hoe

I got my inspiration for this weeding hoe made from an old bicycle from – YouTube. Check out my YouTube video to see me cutting come weeds in amongst the stylo and […]

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Tanzania Guinea Grass in 2011

Panicum maximum growing in Kandal province, Cambodia 2011. This is what is possible! As a trial 4 years ago I started a small plot south of Phnom Penh on only […]

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Stylosanthes guianensis in Cambodia

This is the first planting of stylosanthes guianensis near Tonle Bati about 30 kilometres south of Phnom Penh. This was planted in July 2015. This next image is of the same […]

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Tropical forages in Cambodia

Located only about 30 kilometres south of Phnom Penh, I have started a small tropical forages planting to experiment with the production of high quality forages to sell into the […]

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