Golden Rice Cambodia donates rice to SOS Rice

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Golden Rice Cambodia donates rice to SOS Rice.

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Golden Rice Cambodia donated 3 000 kg of rice to SOS Rice, an event organized by 8 NGOs supporting children in Cambodia.

The donation took place at St. Joseph Church where there was a party celebrating Christmas with the hundreds of children supported by the NGOs. Every year the organizations that participated to SOS Rice are helping hundred of children by contributed the food to the orphanages and poor family and the in Cambodia.

This donation is part of Golden Rice Cambodia Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program, which mission is to create value and help alleviate poverty in Cambodia, by giving market access to hundreds of thousands of Cambodian farmers through milling and exporting high quality Cambodian Jasmine Rice. In addition, Golden Rice Cambodia’s employees are trained to follow international standards (ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification, GMP, HACCP, BRC, IFS for Food Safety) with Social Accountability (SA8000 certification) and respect of the environment with an organized Environmental Management System (ISO 14001 certification). The push towards sustainable development of the rice value chain is completed with contract farming with Farmers Organizations and Golden Rice’s own rice seed nursery, using modern irrigation and farming techniques, as well as green biomass energy with rice husk powered dryers and electricity generators.