Cambodian Ministries work to boost silk industry


Two government agencies are working to boost the silk sector in Cambodia, with a memorandum of understanding signed last month by the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training to help develop local raw silk.

This will be done by growing mulberry trees, raising silkworms and equipping the labour force with the skills to produce silk. It is hoped this will reduce the reliance on raw silk imports and reduce rural poverty.

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