Cambodia exports 50 percent more raw cashew nuts in first semester

Cambodia exported more than 545,000 tonnes of raw cashew nut in the first semester of 2024, an increase of 50 percent compared to the same period in 2023, said a report of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) on Wednesday. ...

Mom Kunthea

Rice exports surge in first half of 2024

Cambodia exported 338,654 tonnes of milled rice in the first six months of 2024, a year-on-year increase of 2.7 percent, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said on Tuesday. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Kingdom emerges biggest supplier of raw cashew nuts to Vietnam

Cambodia has knocked off Ivory Coast to become Vietnam’s biggest supplier of raw cashew nuts. Earlier it was the African nation that held the position. The General Department of Customs of Vietnam made the announcement on Saturday.   ...

​Jig​me​ ​Pal​d​e​n​P​a​z​o

Cambodia posts 57% rise in agricultural exports

Cambodia exported more than 6.13 million tonnes of agricultural products in the first half of 2024, an increase of 57 percent compared to the same period in 2023, earning more than $2.8 billion, according to a report of the General Directorate of Agriculture posted by ...

Mom Kunthear

PM pushes for agricultural diversification

Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday called for efforts to promote agricultural products, especially through diversification, for the betterment of farmers’ livelihoods. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Workers of Vietnamese-owned Hoang Anh Gia Lai still suffer years after plantation closes

For nearly three years, about 300 local workers, 50% of them women, worked in a Vietnamese banana plantation belonging to Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Co (HAGL), covering 245 hectares in Talao commune, Andong Meas district in Ratanakiri province. ...

Him Khortieth

40 families of pepper growers form agri-community in Tbong Khmum

Forty families of pepper growers in Memot’s Tbong Khmum province have volunteered to form a modern agriculture community, said an official of the Agriculture Ministry. ...

Mom Kunthea

Red corn production soars to 1.7M tonnes, MAFF says

The red corn production in 2024 increased to nearly 1.7 million tonnes compared to 1.5 million tonnes last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) yesterday. ...

Mom Kunthear

Chanthol pushes for export of pepper, bananas into US market

Sun Chanthol, Deputy Prime Minister and First Vice-Chairman of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) urged Patrick Murphy, Executive Vice President of Rice and Grain Global Sourcing at Otis McAllister to consider the possibility of exporting more agricultural products into the United States ...

Nhean Chamrong

Ministry of Agriculture bats for production of quality fertilizers

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries encouraged farmers to use fertilizers produced by the local firms as that would help growth the production of fertilizers. ...

Mom Kunthear

Raising women’s involvement in agri, food industry despite challenges

A group of innovative women in the field of food and agriculture in Cambodia discussed the opportunities and challenges of establishing a network to support and promote farmer products in an event organized by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the US Embassy in ...

Sovann Sreypich and Pou Soreachny

Agricultural fair and forum to promote local products, nationalism

In an effort to promote local agriculture and inspire a sense of nationalism among Cambodians, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries is set to host the “Khmer Agricultural Village” fair and the “Discuss the Taste of Khmer Agricultural Products” forum. ...

Hong Raksmey

Women farmers under focus in agriculture meet

The role of women in the food and agriculture industry in the Kingdom was the focus of a networking event and panel discussion at Tribe Hotel in Phnom Penh hotel last week. ...

Jigmee Palden Pazo

Agricultural fair and forum to promote local products, nationalism

In an effort to promote local agriculture and inspire a sense of nationalism among Cambodians, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries is set to host the “Khmer Agricultural Village” fair and the “Discuss the Taste of Khmer Agricultural Products” forum. ...

Hong Raksmey

China considering additional SEZs in Kingdom

China has agreed to study the possibility of creating more special economic zones (SEZ) in Cambodia, while pledging to encourage Chinese companies to invest in the Kingdom, as well as expanding agricultural imports from Cambodia. ...

Ry Sochan

Cambodia strengthens trade ties with Pakistan, Bangladesh

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) yesterday inked an agreement with Pakistan to establish a joint committee aimed at elevating trade cooperation. ...

Nhean Chamrong

APSARA Authority to install automatic water management station at Angkor site in collaboration with the SIAVB, France

Dr. Hang Peou, Director General of APSARA National Authority, met on May 21 at the headquarters of the SIAVB, France, with Jean-Michel Bordes, Director General of SIAVB, Jacques Bellier, President of AGERA, and technical officers of various institutions of the project “Siem Reap Angkor Water ...

Keo Rachana

Agricultural loans fall to 31% from 36% in 5 years

As Cambodia diversifies, share of agricultural loans in rural credit falls from 35.8 percent to 31 percent in five years, as per data with the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC). ...

Rachel David

Cambodia working on climate resilient rice industry

Cambodia’s rice sector is working on transformation on the framework of climate resilience within the rice industry to get more competitiveness in the market, Sang Saran, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodian pepper looks for market in Malaysia

The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF) has sought ways to promote Cambodia’s peppercorn in the Malaysian market, stressing that this ASEAN nation has potential for organic pepper. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Meet focuses on technology’s role in sustainable agriculture

The state-run Agriculture and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) is hosting the three-day 47th Association of Development Financing Institutions (DFIs) in Asia and the Pacific’s (ADFIAP) annual meetings that kicked off in Phnom Penh, yesterday, outlining the role of technology and innovation in enhancing agricultural productivity, ...

Chea Vanyuth

Battambang bounces back with surge in rice production

Cambodia generated revenue of $870 million from both rice and paddy exports of which 80 percent of the revenue was generated from paddy export while only 20 percent came from rice, a sum of 2.64 million tonnes in the first four months this year. ...

Nhean Chamrong

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