Current donor efforts in the silk sector focus on processing, weaving, and marketing. To complement this work, FAO had also hoped to strengthen the earlier stages of the value chain and help Cambodia ease its reliance on imports, with specific emphasis on developing sustainable silkworm rearing techniques and producing high-yield cocoons and high-quality silk yarn. For this purpose FAO approved a project entitled Supporting Sericulture Rehabilitation in Cambodia from its Technical Cooperation Programme.
The project had the following outputs:
Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Kampot, Kandal, Koh Kong, Krong Kaeb, Kratie, Krong Pailin, Krong Preah Sihanouk, Mondul Kiri, Ouddar Meanchey, Phnom Penh, Pursat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Ratanak Kiri, Siem Reap , Stung Treng, Svay Rieng, Takeo