Mango farmers asked to register to boost standards

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) has once again called on mango growers and farmers to register their mango cultivation with the General Directorate of Agriculture. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817427/mango-farmers-asked-to-register-to-boost-standards/

Pepper plantation expected to increase this year

The planting of pepper is expected to increase this year thanks to growing demand for the condiment on the international market, particularly from China. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816983/pepper-plantation-expected-to-increase-this-year/

PM seeks Philippine boost to Cambodia’s rice sector

Prime Minister Hun Sen has asked the Philippines to consider buying more Cambodian rice or investing in the rice sector here. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815554/pm-seeks-philippine-boost-to-cambodias-rice-sector/

Ministry, private firms cooperate to boost Cambodia’s safe agricultural products

Sixteen contracts and two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) have been signed to boost Cambodia’s safe agricultural products such as vegetables, cassava, yellow watermelon, mango, and chicken. ...

Lim Nary /AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815361/ministry-private-firms-cooperate-to-boost-cambodias-safe-agricultural-products/

Agricultural rice map updated to boost production

The Ministry of Agriculture is updating the national rice map to boost the Kingdom’s quality and quantity of rice production by providing detailed data about geographic areas. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814769/agricultural-rice-map-updated-to-boost-production/

Cashew prices promising in early harvest but poor weather hits yield

Early harvest season prices for cashew nuts appear to be promising but farmers in some provinces are facing a possible delay in the start of the harvest because of unfavorable weather conditions. The harvest season of the cashew nut generally begins in February and continues ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814558/cashew-prices-promising-in-early-harvest-but-poor-weather-hits-yield/

Nearly 3K illegal burn sites identified across Kingdom

Illegal burning of rice stubble and land at the periphery of forests continues to occur throughout the Kingdom’s rural areas, especially in the north and northeast regions, according to officials who documented the activities on site. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nearly-3k-illegal-burn-sites-identified-across-kingdom

Japan provides more support for Cambodia’s education and agriculture sectors

The Government of Japan has agreed to provide $754,321 to support the areas of education and agriculture in Cambodia, under the framework, The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50813783/japan-provides-more-support-for-cambodias-education-and-agriculture-sectors/

Amru celebrates 10th anniversary

Over the last decade since the government established a rice promotion policy in 2010, locally-owned rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd has become one of the game changers in driving milled-rice exports and transforming the Kingdom into a key rice exporter in ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/amru-celebrates-10th-anniversary

Three mango farms qualify for Chinese SPS checks

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries plans to submit a list of three mango farms to experts at China’s General Administration of Customs for a check of their meeting sanitary and phytosanitary standards (SPS).   ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810884/three-mango-farms-qualify-for-chinese-sps-checks/

Cambodia generates over $30 million from milled rice exports in January

Cambodia’s gross revenue from rice exports in the first month of this year declined by 32.07 percent compared to the same period in 2019. Figures from the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) show that the Kingdom earned in total US$30.76 million from milled rice exports. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809992/cambodia-generates-over-30-million-from-milled-rice-exports-in-january/

Bakheng water treatment facility construction breaks ground

The groundbreaking ceremony of the water treatment facility in Bakheng, outskirt of Phnom Penh, takes place today, presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen. The plant, designed and built by Vinci Construction Grands Projets, will have the capacity to supply drinking 195,000 cubic metres of ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809207/bakheng-water-treatment-facility-construction-breaks-ground/

Contract farming in Mondulkiri fruit and vegetables rolling out

Tropicam Fruit and Vegetable Co Ltd will be rolling out a contract farming agreement with groups of farmers in Mondulkiri province on the supply, purchase and safe production of fruits and vegetables according to Good Agriculture Practice (GAP) standards. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807971/contract-farming-in-mondulkiri-fruit-and-vegetables-rolling-out/

Horticulture project gets Phase III

The third phase of the Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition (CHAIN-III) project was officially launched on January 22 in a bid to ramp up production and shore up sustainable horticultural trade to improve the livelihoods of Cambodians in remote rural areas. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/horticulture-project-gets-phase-iii

Agrifirm bags MoU for Siem Reap produce

Agro-industrial firm LY LY Food Industry Co Ltd on January 22 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siem Reap-based wholesaler Food and Agriculture Market (FAM) to supply it with fruits and vegetables. The signing ceremony was presided over by Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agrifirm-bags-mou-siem-reap-produce

Domestic vanilla planting taking root

Agriculture brought the Kingdom $4.037 billion in exports alone during 2020. Products grown included cassava, mangoes, bananas and peppers among many other agro-products. However, farmers are now branching out to less common but more profitable crops – and vanilla is among them. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804869/domestic-vanilla-planting-taking-root/

‘Robust’ new cassava policy aims to diversify farming and boost exports

The launch of Cambodia’s National Cassava Policy 2020-2025 yesterday delivered new energy to the boosting of production and exports for the crop. This policy sets robust commitments for the diversification of Cambodia’s economic bases away from traditional sectors. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803999/robust-new-cassava-policy-aims-to-diversify-farming-and-boost-exports/

Rubber production to receive multi-agency effort to improve

WWF-Cambodia and the General Department of Rubber at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a multi-agency partnership for transparent and sustainable natural rubber supply chains in Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803833/rubber-production-to-receive-multi-agency-effort-to-improve/

CRF: Bumper 2021 for organic rice

Cambodia exported 11,200 tonnes of organic milled rice to international markets in 2020, a slight 1.2 per cent increase over 2019, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). While the milled-rice export sector by and large chalks up 2020’s lacklustre growth performance to the ongoing ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/crf-bumper-2021-organic-rice

Domestic salt industry feeling the pinch of the pandemic

A local salt producer says that her company’s exports have been stuck in stasis by the COVID-19 pandemic and tough competition among local producers is making things even tougher. Thaung Thyda, the founder of Thaung Enterprise, says her company was focused on exports but with ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803231/domestic-salt-industry-feeling-the-pinch-of-the-pandemic/

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