Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia
Located in northwestern Cambodia, 360 km from capital city Phnom Penh, Banteay Meanchey Province is one of the 23 provinces in Cambodia. It borders Thailand in the west and north, Battambang Province in the south, and Siem Reap Province in the east. With an area of 6679 square kilometers and a population of about 580,000, Banteay Meanchey enjoys a long history and a great potential for the development of agriculture, small industries, manufacturing, tourism, entertainment and border trade. Poipet port under its jurisdiction is an important land port between Cambodia and Thailand. This well-developed port accommodates most of the Cambodian-Thai import and export.
Yunnan Province and Banteay Meanchey Province’s friendship-province relationship began on December 6, 2011. Since then, the two sides have seen substantive results in high-level visits and cooperation in various fields. The cooperative project of Yunnan-Banteay Meanchey Agricultural Science and Technology Demonstration Park aims at strengthening bilateral exchanges, cooperation and development in agricultural science and technology. Yunnan Agricultural Technical College launched a six-session professional and technical training in Banteay Meanchey, teaching Cambodia technicians and local farmers modern agricultural technology through study tours, helping the farmers improve the local agricultural production.