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14 June 2012

Project Team members led by Dr. Suon Sothoeun (Deputy Director of the Department of Animal Health and Production) attended a meeting of 16 Village Leaders to discuss forage technology and cattle feeding on Thursday morning in the Office of the Commune.




11 May, 2012

A new publication in the Journal Transboundary and Emerging Diseases Journal is now available online titled ‘Assessment of Financial Impact of Foot and Mouth Disease on Smallholder Cattle Farmers in Southern Cambodia’ authored by J. R. Young, S. Suon, C. J. Andrews, L. A. Henry and P. A. Windsor.



3 May 2012

On the 1st and 2nd of May the ‘Best practice health and husbandry of cattle, Cambodia’ project team prepared and hosted a Biosecurity Workshop in Phnom Penh. Twelve District Veterinarians and four project staff attended the workshop.




22 March, 2012

Mr. Ou Him of No Mor Village, Takeo Province, recently competed in the finals for the National Livestock Farmer of the Year Competition, held in Phnom Penh in February.


21 March 2012

The project team recently completed the 2012 Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) survey. The survey was co-designed by the Project Teams and University of Sydney BAnVetBioSc students; Rachael O’Reilly and Brianna Page who provided input while visiting Phnom Penh in January, as well as Katherine Ashley who will visit Cambodia and project villages in July.



29 February 2012

Mr. Ou Him, of No Mor village in Takeo Province, has been selected as a finalist for the ‘Best Cambodian Livestock Farmer of the Year, 2012’ competition. Each of Cambodia’s twenty-four provinces selected their best livestock farmer to compete in this year’s competition.

Boyd, N.
Cattle play a pivotal role in the economic well being of rural Cambodia. They serve as a source of draught power for transport and the production of rice as well as a household reservoir of wealth.