Press Release: TWG-AW Meeting, October 14, 2016 MAFF — Quarterly meeting of Technical Working Group on Agriculture and Water (TWG-AW), chaired by H.E. Ty Sokhun, Secretary of State of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and H.E. Thor Chetha, Secretary of State of Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MoWRAM, and co-chairs of TWG-AW, was organized on 14 October, 2016 at 14:30PM at the ground of MAFF. The meeting was financially supported by EU-funded program “Promotion of Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in the Agricultural Sector: Fisheries and Livestock”. The participants were from senior management and line departments of both ministries, development partners (DPs), NGOs and private sectors. DPs were led by Mr. Alexandre Huynh, a representative of FAO in Cambodia and a lead DP facilitator for non-government members.
The key objectives of this meeting were (1) to follow up the progresses of actions agreed in the previous meeting and challenges faced, (2) to discuss bout the mid-term evaluation of Development Cooperation Strategy for Cambodia of USAID, and (3) to share information of the DP-funded project implementation related to agriculture and water.
The meeting had good and fruitful discussion, aiming at continuing the strengthening of partnership between government especially MAFF and MoWRAM with DPs, NGOs, and private sectors. The meeting exchanged each other’s views and explanation about the implementation of TWG-AW work.
H.E. Co-chairs appreciated DPs, NGOs, and private sectors for good partnership and cooperation in continued support of agriculture and water sector through contribution to the provision of comments and inputs for the improved performance of TWG-AW.