This document presents the lessons learnt from Sustainable Agriculture and Market Development Project (SAMADP). It was implemented in Paek district, Xiengkhouang province between 2009 and 2015 by Sustainable Agriculture and Environment Development Association (SAEDA) and District Agriculture and Forestry Office (DAFO) of Paek district with the funding from Bread for the World and Fastenopfer.
This document describes the integrated approach of the project intervention especially on how the project supported small holder farmers in developing better production techniques, use of farmer expert in technology transfer, facilitation of farmer organization in improving production planning and marketing. In addition, it also shows impact of the project in improvement of farmer’s livelihood, strengthening of public extension services and ensuing sustainability of the environment. Lastly, it describes factors of success and limitations.