Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project (TSSD) is a 8 years development initiative launched in 2010 as a partnership between Government of Cambodia, IFAD the International Fund for Agriculture Development, ADB the Asian Development Bank, Government of Finland and NCDDS the National Committee for Sub-National Democratic development.
The project is executed in 196 communes in 5 provinces among 28 districts adjoining the Tonle Sap basin, targeting Tbong Khmum, Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap and Banteay Meanchey provinces.
One of the initiatives of the Project is to cater it’s beneficiaries by providing Animal Health and Production Improvement Program (AHPIP) which is implementing by CADTIS Consultant Co. Ltd or Special Service Provider 3 (SSP3). This project has been initiated since end of June 2014 in all five targeted provinces and is expected to run until December 2017. It’s main activity is specifically focused on improving animal health and production of farmers in rural areas through strengthening the knowledge and skills of vulnerable households and livestock raisers. On the other hand, it is increasing the livestock production of LIG members of smallholder livestock raisers in the target area by chick productions, Broiler chicken raising demonstrations and providing the animal health care services to small scale livestock raisers in the locality.