Updated Aug 11, 2020

Moringa oleifera tree species for living fences and animal feed in Cambodia

Part of University of Tennessee

http://livestocklab.ifas.ufl.edu/projects/dr-thomas-gill/

Thomas Gill

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This innovation increases availability of improved forage for livestock while also protecting rice fields.

Stage 3: Proof of Concept

Focus Areas:

Livestock & Agriculture

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Implemented In:

Cambodia

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Problem

Inadequate supply of high quality feed and damage to crops (particularly rice) from roaming cattle

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Solution

Establishment of living fences that provide high quality livestock forage as well as protection for rice fields

Target Beneficiaries

Smallholder producers

Competitive Advantage

Current solutions have not incorporated the potential dual benefits of forage trees for livestock feed as well as crop protection

Milestone

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New Country Implemented In
Cambodia