Kingdom’s cattle suffer outbreak of skin disease

Since the outbreak of lumpy skin disease (LSD) among cattle in early June, 6,804 cases have been recorded with the first detected infections in Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces followed by more cases in other provinces bordering Thailand. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdoms-cattle-suffer-outbreak-skin-disease

Agricultural exports rise 87% in first seven months despite rice shipment drop

Cambodia exported nearly $3 billion worth of agricultural products in the first seven months of the year, a rise of more than 87 percent over the same period in 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906370/agricultural-exports-rise-87-in-first-seven-months-despite-rice-shipment-drop/

ADB’s strategies for developing Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Cambodia affirmed that its development strategy is in line with that of the Cambodian government. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50904511/adbs-strategies-for-developing-cambodia/

ARDB receives $80 million in funding to support rice sector

The Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) on Wednesday confirmed its 2021 budget as $80 million to provide loans to rice mills and exporters so that they can purchase the rice from farmers. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50904458/ardb-receives-80-million-in-funding-to-support-rice-sector/

Sala Ta Orn dam, an economic boon

Farmers and villagers in Battambang province’s Ek Phnom district will soon breathe a sigh of relief when the new Sala Ta Orn dam, which is now 90% completed, goes fully operational by end of this year. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902888/sala-ta-orn-dam-an-economic-boon/

Closed Vietnam borders drive down prices of rice on domestic markets

Farmers in provinces bordering Vietnam are complaining about a drop in the price of rice in domestic markets due to an inability to export to Vietnam because of the closed border, leaving too much supply in Cambodia and not enough demand. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/closed-vietnam-borders-drive-down-prices-rice-domestic-markets

Government funds farmers in Battambang

The Agriculture Community Group stated that Royal Government’s financing assisted farmers in Battambang and expanding the cultivation of vegetables grown in netted green houses. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902238/government-funds-farmers-in-battambang/

Kirivong’s Police Force burns illegal marijuana crops

The Kirivong Police Force seized and destroyed illegal marijuana crops. The operation took place on July 25. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901214/kirivongs-police-force-burns-illegal-marijuana-crops/

Conservation Agriculture Service with a Fee (CASF) project to place private sector as player in agriculture development

The Minister of Agriculture stated that the CASF project aims to enable the private sector to play a role in the development of conservation agriculture in accordance with the principles of agroecology. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899880/conservation-agriculture-service-with-a-fee-casf-project-to-place-private-sector-as-player-in-agriculture-development/

Department of Agriculture urges farmers to shift from traditional farming techniques to more efficient techniques

Officials of the Stung Treng Provincial Department of Agriculture urged farmers who are growing vegetables and involved in traditional animal husbandry to apply more efficient and effective agricultural practices to increase the yield of their crops, both in products and livestock. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899457/department-of-agriculture-urges-farmers-to-shift-from-traditional-farming-techniques-to-more-efficient-techniques/

Pig imports fall to 15 percent of demand as more turn to farming

Cambodia is importing less pork as local farmers breed more pigs in order to take advantage of stable and higher prices for the commodity. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897550/pig-imports-fall-to-15-percent-of-demand-as-more-turn-to-farming/

Drought destroys 1,300ha in Pailin

An almost three months of severe drought has destroyed 1,300 hectares of crops in Pailin province that has caused untold hardship to farmers. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897256/drought-destroys-1300ha-in-pailin/

Minister of Agriculture holds meeting with foreign counterparts to discuss sustainable agricultural production and food system

A meeting attended by various ministers and authorities of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries from multiple countries to discuss the topic of sustainable agriculture production and food system. The ministers and authorities met through video conference on July 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897118/minister-of-agriculture-holds-meeting-with-foreign-counterparts-to-discuss-sustainable-agricultural-production-and-food-system/

Kampong Chhnang large irrigation project finished

The construction of the Lum Hach irrigation and drainage system in Kampong Chhnang province’s Boribor, Teui Phos and Rolea Ba’ier districts has been completed and can provide water to 3,289ha of land. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-chhnang-large-irrigation-project-finished

Cambodia, India discuss agricultural cooperation

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Indian Ambassador to Cambodia have discussed agricultural cooperation between Cambodia and India. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893981/cambodia-india-discuss-agricultural-cooperation/

Programme launched to rehabilitate land in degraded forest areas

A project to rehabilitate degraded forest land through the development of integrated agriculture and agroforestry to improve the livelihoods of local residents is being implemented by the Forestry Administration’s Institute for Forest and Wildlife Research and Development (IRD).​ ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/programme-launched-rehabilitate-land-degraded-forest-areas

Minister: Food lab protects public health

The Agriculture and Food Laboratory not only has an important role in ensuring the quality of agricultural and food products but also in protecting public health by preventing infectious and non-communicable diseases in both humans and crops, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-food-lab-protects-public-health

Kampot assists drought-hit rice farmers with emergency water

Kampot provincial authorities have assisted 204 families by pumping water to them to rescue their rice fields in five villages covering 195ha as they are facing water shortages due to a drought in Kampong Trach district. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-assists-drought-hit-rice-farmers-emergency-water

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