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Cambodia - Sector-wide silk project
A comprehensive silk sector strategy has been developed in 2005/2006 in a bottom-up approach involving all major stakeholders of the sector from sericulture producers, to weavers, designers and exporters. Implementation of the project will contribute to the achievement of the vision of the strategy: to create a competitive and well-organized silk sector that can generate income and employment to reduce poverty for all stakeholders along the supply chain. The project has the following objectives: 1) increase sales of Cambodian silk products for exports and high-end tourist markets by 30 per year and an increase of 10-20 percent per year of low-end tourists and local Khmer sales; 2) improve quality consistency through training of weavers; 3) increase sericulture production of Khmer golden silk yarn to meet about 10 percent of Cambodian silk demand.
Notes/Key results
The intended Beneficiary Countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number CMB/08/690A
Trade Category Trade Promotion Strategy and Implementation
Dates 01/02/2008 - 30/06/2010
Reporting Agency International Trade Centre (ITC)
Implementing Agencies / Countries International Trade Centre (ITC)
Multiple Agencies/Bodies
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Cambodia
Invited Countries
E-mail contact / Web Address
itcreg@intracen.org / http://www.intracen.org


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