Agriculture and fishing

CQS certification boosts fishery production

Upon receiving the Cambodia Quality Seal (CQS) for food safety, Suong Sophoan, who founded his namesake dried fish enterprise Kampong Thom province’s Stoung district, intends to boost monthly production from 500-2,500kg. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cqs-certification-boosts-fishery-production

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/

Fresh Cambodian coconuts, Venezuelan avocados approved to enter China

Chinese customs authorized imports of fresh coconuts from Cambodia and fresh avocados from Venezuela starting on Monday, according to a notice by China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363495/fresh-cambodian-coconuts-venezuelan-avocados-approved-to-enter-china/

Cambodia plans to increase export of milled rice to China by 20%

Cambodia is planning to increase its milled rice exports to China by 20 percent, Prime Minister Hun Manet said yesterday dismissing critics who are sceptical about the increasing bilateral trade ties between both nations. ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363031/cambodia-plans-to-increase-export-of-milled-rice-to-china-by-20/

Cashew exports to Vietnam decline 16%, says CAC

Cambodia exported 607,000 tonnes of Raw Cashew Nuts (RCN) to Vietnam in the first eight months of 2023 earning $820 million, a decrease of 15.8 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Nheng Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501361913/cashew-exports-to-vietnam-decline-16-says-cac/

Cambodian fisheries eye European market access

Shetty Thombathu, chief technical adviser to the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), said the UN agency and the Fisheries Administration (FiA) under Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries are collaborating to ensure that the Kingdom’s fisheries products meet EU regulations and standards for access ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodian-fisheries-eye-european-market-access

Cambodian Rice Federation reports record rice exports, on track to reach 1 million tonnes by 2025

Cambodia is poised to achieve its goal of exporting 1 million tonnes of rice annually by 2025, as indicated by the country’s rice exports reaching over 400,000 tonnes in the first eight months of the year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501361211/cambodian-rice-federation-reports-record-rice-exports-on-track-to-reach-1-million-tonnes-by-2025/

Rice seeding machines gifted to communities

The agriculture ministry has allocated 100 rice-planting machines to communities across 13 provinces. Distributed on September 13, the transplanters were a gift from former Prime Minister Hun Sen, aimed at bolstering the production of seeds and paddy rice exports. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rice-seeding-machines-gifted-communities

Chinese investment in agricultural sector gives fillip to economy

Chinese investment in the Kingdom’s agricultural sector has boosted the national economy and created jobs for local people, said an expert from the Chinese Cambodian Evolution Researcher Association. ...

Nheng Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501359851/chinese-investment-in-agricultural-sector-gives-fillip-to-economy/

Farmers’ profits hit by further drop in paddy prices

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) on Friday announced the recent fluctuation in international rice market prices and paddy prices in Cambodia. It revealed that overall prices have decreased slightly to between 1,090 and 1,250 riel per kilogram, depending on the type. ...

https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-farmers-profits-hit-by-further-drop-in-paddy-prices

Minister of Agriculture inspects and discusses rice situation in Battambang province

Dith Tina, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, and other leaders met with Sok Loo, Governor of Battambang Province, and Oknha Phu Puy, Director General of Green Rice Mills in Battambang Province, to study the real situation of rice prices. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358391/minister-of-agriculture-inspects-and-discusses-rice-situation-in-battambang-province/

Prey Veng exports nearly 1.6 million tons of rice, earning nearly $400 million in the first nine months of 2023

At least 1.6 million tonnes of rice was exported from Prey Veng province to Vietnam, earning nearly $400 million by the first nine months of 2023. This is according to the report of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Prey Veng Province on ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501359137/prey-veng-exports-nearly-1-6-million-tons-of-rice-earning-nearly-400-million-in-the-first-nine-months-of-2023/

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 sees strong rice market in Australia

Local rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd is looking forward to increasing fragrant rice exports to Australia, a market with high growth potential for aromatic rice. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-sees-strong-rice-market-australia

NatureLife fund K Thom evidence warehouse

NatureLife Cambodia, a conservation NGO, has aided in the creation of a new storage facility near the environmental sub-office in Peam Bang commune’s Balot village of Kampong Thom province’s Stong district. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/naturelife-fund-k-thom-evidence-warehouse

Cambodia earns $278.6 million from milled rice export in January-August

Cambodia exported 401,699 tonnes of milled rice in the first eight months of 2023, earning a total revenue of $278.6 million, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said in a news release on Saturday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501357757/cambodia-earns-278-6-million-from-milled-rice-export-in-january-august/

Cambodia to ship rice to Indonesia next year

Cambodia will start exporting an agreed annual quota of 250,000 tonnes of milled rice to Indonesia from next year after the two nations reached a rice deal earlier in August, the Ministry of Commerce said. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501355331/cambodia-to-ship-rice-to-indonesia-next-year/

Indonesia planning increased rice order

Indonesia plans to increase import of rice to 250,000 tonnes a year from Cambodia to preserve its food security, and in turn support the Kingdom’s food security infrastructure by supplying fertiliser and providing training to agriculture workers. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.postkhmer.com/business/2023-09-06-1010-254229.html

Indonesia to import 250,000 tons of rice from Cambodia

Indonesia has received a nod from the Cambodian government for the supply of 250,000 tons of rice a year, President Joko Widodo said on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501354908/indonesia-to-import-250000-tons-of-rice-from-cambodia/

Indian export limits open doors for Kingdom’s farmers

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has noted that restrictions on exports of various types of rice, including broken and white rice, as well as wheat and sugar from India, a leading global rice exporter, offer a potential opportunity for Cambodia. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/indian-export-limits-open-doors-kingdoms-farmers

P Sihanouk authorities urge registration of fishing boats

Preah Sihanouk provincial administration has ordered the fishing community in the province to register their fishing boats at the one window service in Sihanoukville. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501352068/p-sihanouk-authorities-urge-registration-of-fishing-boats/

EU funds empower fishing communities

Action Education (formerly Aide et Action), a French organisation, is leading project CO-SAVED, which aims to aid nearly 400,000 citizens within fishing communities who are adapting to climate change. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eu-funds-empower-fishing-communities

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