Cambodia aims to triple rice exports by 2015

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Cambodia is aiming to triple its export of rice by the end of 2015.

That's the ambitious goal of the government of this small South-East Asian country.

But how can struggling rice farmers step up production when they barely produce enough to feed their children?

Surprisingly, the answer may be found in computer software.

Technology specialists and agricultural experts from the UN agency IFAD have joined forces to develop software that could change the way farmers farm.

It may just be the key for Cambodia to become a global player.

Joanne Levitan reports.

Duration: 4'20"

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