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With Crop Diversification, Farmers Get the Most out of their Land

This short article describes the Cambodia HARVEST program that is working with Cambodian farmers to change the practice of cultivating rice only by promoting crop diversification as part of a broader agricultural technical package. Crop diversification encourages farmers to plant a number of crops including different varieties of rice and vegetables throughout the year, reducing the risk that a particularly long, hot dry season will threaten their food security or incomes.

Feed the Future, September 2014