Thai Wah: A Case Study on Responsible Investment into Cassava in Cambodia

Erin Sweeney and Chrissa Borja (Grow Asia)
Grow Asia

This case study outlines the journey of Thai Wah Public Company Limited in their investment into organic cassava production in Cambodia.

Watch the video summary.

The investment entails key actions that Thai Wah is implementing to improve farmer
productivity, meet consumer demands for sustainable cassava, promote sustainable production, and support smallholder farmer production.
Read the full case study to learn more about how Thai Wah sees financial returns on their investment, following principles of the ASEAN RAI Guidelines.

This case study is part of a four-part series that showcases how recent agribusiness investments in food, agriculture and forestry sectors retroactively align with the ASEAN Guidelines on Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture and Forestry (ASEAN RAI). Critically, these case studies showcase:

  1. Social, environmental and financial results of these investments
  2. Business case for responsibly investing in supply chain projects 
  3. How agribusinesses ensure long-term sustainability and viability of their investments 
  4. Key policy recommendations and learnings for the future