Agriculture

Agricultural production

Timor-Leste buys 4,000 tons of Cambodia rice

Timor-Leste has signed an agreement to buy 4,000 tons of rice from Cambodia for the first time after the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on rice trade on October 20, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MoC). ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/timor-leste-buys-4000-tons-of-cambodia-rice

FAO says Cambodian wholesale rice prices stable or higher last month

Wholesale rice prices in Cambodia were stable or rising last month despite surges in Thailand and Vietnam, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363731/fao-says-cambodian-wholesale-rice-prices-stable-or-higher-last-month/

Pailin province to buy crops from local farms

Pailin provincial governor Ban Sreymom has unveiled a new initiative to purchase agricultural products from smallholding farmers, with the aim of boosting local produce and promoting organic farming. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pailin-province-buy-crops-local-farms

Cambodia reserves $100 mln for boosting agriculture: PM

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Manet said on Tuesday that the government has reserved $100 million for boosting the country’s agricultural sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501351567/cambodia-reserves-100-mln-for-boosting-agriculture-pm/

Cattle farmers concerned by falling prices, illegal imports

A large number of cattle raisers have complained that cow prices have fallen and not many traders have been buying cows for more than a month. A local livestock raising association has suggested that falling prices may be due to an increase in meat imports ...

Van Socheata 
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cattle-farmers-concerned-falling-prices-illegal-imports

Kingdom’s raw cashew output down nearly 16%

The Kingdom’s raw cashew production in the first seven months of the year reached only 620,000 tonnes, a decline of 15.9 percent compared to the same period last year while Vietnam remained the top buyer, importing around 95.32 percent of all raw cashew produced in ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501346158/kingdoms-raw-cashew-output-down-nearly-16/

Tycoon’s son receives 6,234 hectares in Botum Sakor National Park

A company linked to the son of tycoon Ly Yong Phat received a 6,234 hectare concession inside Botum Sakor National Park, according to a January sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen and published on Wednesday. ...

Eung Sea
https://cambojanews.com/tycoons-son-receives-6234-hectares-in-botum-sakor-national-park/

“National cashew policy 2022-2027” officially launched

“National Cashew Policy 2022-2027” has officially been launched to increase productivity and competitiveness of Cambodia’s cashew, one of the country’s priority agro-industrial crops. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501309282/national-cashew-policy-2022-2027-officially-launched/

UN, EU supporting SMEs involved in fisheries in Cambodia via Capfish-Capture program

Capfish-Capture, a project organized by the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), is giving technical and financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Cambodia’s fishing industry to promote compliance with international food safety standards, allow SMEs to upgrade their machinery, connect SMEs with microfinance ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501287791/un-eu-supporting-smes-involved-in-fisheries-in-cambodia-via-capfish-capture-program/

Q1 milled rice exports soar to $126M on Europe sales uptick

Cambodia exported milled rice worth $126 million overseas in the first three months of 2023 – an increase of $20.9 million, or about 19.9 per cent, over the same period last year, according to data from the General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/q1-milled-rice-exports-soar-126m-europe-sales-uptick

Cambodia may invest in Cuban rice production

Cambodia is considering investing in rice production in Cuba to help strengthen the Caribbean island nation’s capacity to ensure food security, as well as to increase the presence of the Kingdom’s varieties of the stable crop in international markets. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-may-invest-cuban-rice-production

Takeo farmer’s diversification bet pays off

A farmer in Takeo province is reaping the benefits of diversification on his 1.6ha land in Borei Cholsar district. Previously, Sem Savry grew three crops of rice a year, but now, in addition to his rice, he feeds river shrimp and geese, and grows coconuts. ...

Rann Reuy
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/takeo-farmers-diversification-bet-pays

Minister of Agriculture chaired a meeting to review the implementation process of ELC investment projects

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr. Dith Tina, chaired a meeting to review the implementation of economic land concession investment projects at the ministry on March 16 to provide additional guidance to participate in solving economic land concessions effectively and benefit the national ...

Phnom Penh Post Staff
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2023-03-17-0245-248103.html

Rain, cold weather expected to dampen cashew nut output

The Cashew nut Association of Cambodia (CAC) requested that relevant authorities speed up the implementation of a national cashew nut policy amid unfavourable weather conditions that experts predict will lower Cambodia’s overall cashew output for 2023. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rain-cold-weather-expected-dampen-cashew-nut-output

Tina calls for land concession database

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina recommended that the Technical Secretariat on Economic Land Concessions maintain a database of the companies which received economic land concessions. Regular inter-ministerial meetings should be held to deliver updates on the progress of each of the companies.​ ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tina-calls-land-concession-database

Ministry mulls museum to celebrate rubber legacy

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries plans to establish a museum in Tbong Khmum province to promote the history of rubber cultivation and the industry in Cambodia. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-mulls-museum-celebrate-rubber-legacy

Rice firm plans Mondulkiri expansion

Prominent locally-owned rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd plans to set up facilities in Mondulkiri province, sourcing the grain required for production from nearby smallholder farmers to ensure remunerative prices for the staple crop, according to the company’s founder and director-general Song ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-firm-plans-mondulkiri-expansion

Conflict-ridden land concession moved to new forest area

A decade-old rubber plantation project beset with disputes with local residents has had its 9,000 hectares relocated to an intact forest in Stung Treng. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/conflict-ridden-land-concession-moved-to-new-forest-area/

Conflict-ridden land concession moved to new forest area

A decade-old rubber plantation project beset with disputes with local residents has had its 9,000 hectares relocated to an intact forest in Stung Treng. A sub-decree signed by the Council of Ministers in March said 9,787 hectares would be provided to Horizon Agriculture Development as “compensation” ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/conflict-ridden-land-concession-moved-to-new-forest-area/

Government approves new economic land concession despite moratorium, conflict ensues

The government awarded a new Economic Land Concession (ELC) in March 2022 for the first time in nearly a decade and despite an existing moratorium on ELCs, government documents show. ...

Jack Brook and Sorn Sarath
https://cambojanews.com/government-approves-new-economic-land-concession-despite-moratorium-conflict-ensues/

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