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SAAMBAT Sub-component 2.2 Brochure

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Cambodia is aggressively promoting its agricultural sector particularly the exports of rice He added that Cambodia will not experience food insecurity like in the past SUB COMPONENT 2 2 Technology and Enterprise for Rural Value Chains assists around 25 000 rural value chain actors using digital technology supported by Techo Startup Center through Khmer Agriculture Suite a Challenge Fund and an outreach campaign to reach the target beneficiaries and partnership with private sector to ensure sustainability Samdech Techo Hun Sen Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia VISION To harness digital technology as a way of life that will help increase rural economy TARGETS by 2025 1 core platform 5 key applications 10 startups 25 000 users CONTACT info kas techostartup center www techostartup center kas RUPP s compound Russia Federation Blvd Tuol Kork Phnom Penh Cambodia DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND ENTERPRISE FOR RURAL VALUE CHAINS SAAMBAT SUB COMPONENT

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CHALLENGE FUND Objective To increase rural productivity by providing grants to support startups in digital agriculture value chain on development and testing of innovative digital applications for use in the rural economy KAS PLATFORM KEY APPLICATIONS Khmer Agriculture Suite KAS is an open digital platform to connect agriculture value chain stakeholders Businesses and innovators can develop their own applications to run on the KAS platform and to make use of core KAS resources The KAS Concept is shown in the figure Funding 200 000 USD per cohort From 2020 to 2024 OUTREACH CAMPAIGN Provide digital literacy Support testing and roll out digital solutions Link digital innovators to rural digital value chains Target 3 5 grants per year Open to all individuals companies NGOs or autonomous government agencies based in Cambodia Opportunities Participate in Techo Startup Accelerator Program TAP Integrate into KAS platform Access to early adopters PARTNERSHIP Partnering with private sector for roll out of applications linked to KAS will be the key to ensure the sustainability of the platform beyond the life of the project Benefits to the Commercial Partners Access to stakeholder knowledge Field support for market research and product testing Support for initial roll out through downstream sub projects

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CHALLENGE FUND Objective To increase rural productivity by providing grants to support startups in digital agriculture value chain on development and testing of innovative digital applications for use in the rural economy KAS PLATFORM KEY APPLICATIONS Khmer Agriculture Suite KAS is an open digital platform to connect agriculture value chain stakeholders Businesses and innovators can develop their own applications to run on the KAS platform and to make use of core KAS resources The KAS Concept is shown in the figure Funding 200 000 USD per cohort From 2020 to 2024 OUTREACH CAMPAIGN Provide digital literacy Support testing and roll out digital solutions Link digital innovators to rural digital value chains Target 3 5 grants per year Open to all individuals companies NGOs or autonomous government agencies based in Cambodia Opportunities Participate in Techo Startup Accelerator Program TAP Integrate into KAS platform Access to early adopters PARTNERSHIP Partnering with private sector for roll out of applications linked to KAS will be the key to ensure the sustainability of the platform beyond the life of the project Benefits to the Commercial Partners Access to stakeholder knowledge Field support for market research and product testing Support for initial roll out through downstream sub projects

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CHALLENGE FUND Objective To increase rural productivity by providing grants to support startups in digital agriculture value chain on development and testing of innovative digital applications for use in the rural economy KAS PLATFORM KEY APPLICATIONS Khmer Agriculture Suite KAS is an open digital platform to connect agriculture value chain stakeholders Businesses and innovators can develop their own applications to run on the KAS platform and to make use of core KAS resources The KAS Concept is shown in the figure Funding 200 000 USD per cohort From 2020 to 2024 OUTREACH CAMPAIGN Provide digital literacy Support testing and roll out digital solutions Link digital innovators to rural digital value chains Target 3 5 grants per year Open to all individuals companies NGOs or autonomous government agencies based in Cambodia Opportunities Participate in Techo Startup Accelerator Program TAP Integrate into KAS platform Access to early adopters PARTNERSHIP Partnering with private sector for roll out of applications linked to KAS will be the key to ensure the sustainability of the platform beyond the life of the project Benefits to the Commercial Partners Access to stakeholder knowledge Field support for market research and product testing Support for initial roll out through downstream sub projects

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Cambodia is aggressively promoting its agricultural sector particularly the exports of rice He added that Cambodia will not experience food insecurity like in the past SUB COMPONENT 2 2 Technology and Enterprise for Rural Value Chains assists around 25 000 rural value chain actors using digital technology supported by Techo Startup Center through Khmer Agriculture Suite a Challenge Fund and an outreach campaign to reach the target beneficiaries and partnership with private sector to ensure sustainability Samdech Techo Hun Sen Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia VISION To harness digital technology as a way of life that will help increase rural economy TARGETS by 2025 1 core platform 5 key applications 10 startups 25 000 users CONTACT info kas techostartup center www techostartup center kas RUPP s compound Russia Federation Blvd Tuol Kork Phnom Penh Cambodia DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND ENTERPRISE FOR RURAL VALUE CHAINS SAAMBAT SUB COMPONENT

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Cambodia is aggressively promoting its agricultural sector particularly the exports of rice He added that Cambodia will not experience food insecurity like in the past SUB COMPONENT 2 2 Technology and Enterprise for Rural Value Chains assists around 25 000 rural value chain actors using digital technology supported by Techo Startup Center through Khmer Agriculture Suite a Challenge Fund and an outreach campaign to reach the target beneficiaries and partnership with private sector to ensure sustainability Samdech Techo Hun Sen Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia VISION To harness digital technology as a way of life that will help increase rural economy TARGETS by 2025 1 core platform 5 key applications 10 startups 25 000 users CONTACT info kas techostartup center www techostartup center kas RUPP s compound Russia Federation Blvd Tuol Kork Phnom Penh Cambodia DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND ENTERPRISE FOR RURAL VALUE CHAINS SAAMBAT SUB COMPONENT