Hope for rural poor in Cambodia through China-aided pilot project for poverty alleviation

Srun Songthuy, a 35-year-old poor farmer, is very optimistic about the future after having received assistance to start a small chicken farm in his backyard in Tanorn village, southern Cambodia.
The farm was made possible through the Cambodia-China Friendship Village for Poverty Alleviation Project, a China-aided poverty reduction pilot project which has brought about tangible changes to the father of four: he has constructed chicken coops, bought dozens of chickens for raising, and received training in poultry farming.
Songthuy’s family is the first in this remote village to have benefi