Cambodia-Australia Agricultural Value Chain Program

National Steering Committee

The National Steering Committee (NSC) is the primary governance mechanism for CAVAC and approves its Annual Work Plan each year.

The NSC comprises a representative from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and two co-chairs from Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM).

Co-Chairs

  • Mr. Luke Arnold, Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy.
  • H.E. Thor Chetha, Secretary of State, Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology
  • H.E. Dr. Hean Vanhan, Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

CAVAC’s Team Leader, Mr. Gary Ellem, is the key contact for the NSC. Other participants include CAVAC’s key RGC stakeholders and partners including technical representatives from the General Directorate of Agriculture and MOWRAM.