Development of Agricultural Cooperative in Cambodia - Lessons from South Korea -

캄보디아 농협의 발전방안 - 한국으로부터의 교훈 -

  • Received : 2016.03.20
  • Accepted : 2016.05.10
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The study Development of the Agricultural Cooperative in Cambodia seek to explore the progress of agricultural cooperative( AC) development in Cambodia and South Korea. The experiences of Korea AC development are used to improve the Cambodian ACs. The results of study gave a lessons that the Korea ACs, which were multipurpose cooperatives were formed and owned by the government and had been considered as a successful development strategy for rural and agricultural development. As the government directly managed the businesses and other operations, available budgets, close with monitoring, and active member's participation the AC in Korea progressed rapidly for both the members and business scopes and it hugely contributed to rural development of Korea. For the future development of AC in Cambodia recommendations based on lessons from Korea AC will give a message to government and NGO. Rural Development always related with farmer's life. To live well in rural area provide effective mechanism to income increase. To development of AC in Cambodia is future of rural development.


agricultural cooperative(AC);rural development;Cambodia agriculture;community development


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