Resources from the Cambodia Seed Saving Workshop held on December 2-3 at Ntuk Nti Farm, Cambodia

ECHO Asia, in conjunction with International Cooperation Cambodia (ICC) and Ntuk Nti, with funding from the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP-USA) held a seed saving workshop in Sen Monorem, Mondulkiri on December 2-3, 2015.

Topics covered include: NGO and community- level appropriate seed banking techniques, seed saving best practices, an introduction to seed systems, seed systems PRA methodologies, and recent research findings.


  1. 2015-12-02 An introduction to plant and seed biology, including pollination, germination, multiplication, selection, isolation, and how to select seed.
  2. 2015-12-02 Defining neglected and underutilized plant species, why they are important, how they relate to agro-biodiversity, and how they can be identified through the use of community surveys
  3. 2015-12-02 This topic discusses neglected and underutilized plant species further, particularly as they relate to agriculture, gender, biodiversity, and nutrition and how they can be utilized by communities and farmers.
  4. 2015-12-02 A basic outline and breakdown on how to conduct a community-level seed exchange so that participants can implement one in their home communities and workplaces.
  5. 2015-12-02 Taylor presents findings from ECHO, Ntuk Nti, and ICC's recent research project about local seed systems. In this presentation he gives an overview of field and garden transects in Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri, Cambodia.
  6. 2015-12-02 Ken presents findings from ECHO, Ntuk Nti, and ICC's recent research project about local seed systems. In this presentation, he gives an overview of improved seed storage methods developed during the project.
  7. 2015-12-02 Taylor presents findings from ECHO, Ntuk Nti, & ICC's recent research project about local seed systems. In this presentation he gives an overview of current seed storage methods being used in Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri, Cambodia.
  8. 2015-12-02 Taylor presents findings from ECHO, Ntuk Nti, and ICC's recent research project about local seed systems. In this presentation he gives an overview of findings from vegetable cards sorts (identifying which vegetables are known, grown, used, and/or consumed) in Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri, Cambodia....