Agriculture and fishing

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501505078/red-corn-production-soars-to-1-7m-tonnes-maff-says/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501501033/chanthol-pushes-for-export-of-pepper-bananas-into-us-market/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501501029/ministry-of-agriculture-bats-for-production-of-quality-fertilizers/

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
https://cambojanews.com/raising-womens-involvement-in-agri-food-industry-despite-challenges/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agricultural-fair-and-forum-to-promote-local-products-nationalism

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501499460/women-farmers-under-focus-in-agriculture-meet/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agricultural-fair-and-forum-to-promote-local-products-nationalism

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-considering-additional-sezs-in-kingdom

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501496424/cambodia-strengthens-trade-ties-with-pakistan-bangladesh/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501492965/apsara-authority-to-install-automatic-water-management-station-at-angkor-site-in-collaboration-with-the-siavb-france/

Chinese delegation tours Kingdom to promote ‘Fish and Rice’ corridor

Representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) recently hosted a week-long research delegation of Chinese agricultural specialists on a cross-country tour to both promote and initiate rice-fish and rice-shrimp integrated farming systems within Cambodian provinces. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489806/chinese-delegation-tours-kingdom-to-promote-fish-and-rice-corridor/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501490959/agricultural-loans-fall-to-31-from-36-in-5-years/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489808/cambodia-working-on-climate-resilient-rice-industry/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489150/cambodian-pepper-looks-for-market-in-malaysia/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489148/meet-focuses-on-technologys-role-in-sustainable-agriculture/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489140/battambang-bounces-back-with-surge-in-rice-production/

$30M credit guarantee scheme for rice inked

The state-owned Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia (CGCC), Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) and participating financial institutions (PFIs) signed an agreement on the $30 million Rice Export Guarantee Scheme (REGS) to help millers stockpile rice for milling, processing, exporting and making local value-added products. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501487226/30m-credit-guarantee-scheme-for-rice-inked/

Cambodia bags $2.35 billion from agriculture exports

Cambodia exported $2.35 billion worth of agricultural products in the first four months of this year, said a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501485837/cambodia-bags-2-35-billion-from-agriculture-exports/

Cambodia earns $170 million from rice exports

In the first four months this year, Cambodia exported 248,491 tonnes of rice worth $170.2 million, a report by the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) showed yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501485203/cambodia-earns-170-million-from-rice-exports/

Three ministries will increase more cooperation to help improve people’s lives

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Rural Development, and the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology will begin to increase cooperation more smoothly to help improve people’s livelihoods, benefit farmers, and provide economic efficiency to rural areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501484140/three-ministries-will-increase-more-cooperation-to-help-improve-peoples-lives/

ASEAN-International Wholesale Market opens for business

The ASEAN-International Wholesale Market, locally known as the New Deum Kor Market, was officially inaugurated last week in a ceremony including Khuong Sreng, Governor of Phnom Penh, Wang Wentian, Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia, and other representatives and stakeholders of the project. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501481579/asean-international-wholesale-market-opens-for-business/

Use domestic rubber as raw material, PM tells tyre factories

Prime Minister Hun Manet has asked all tyre factories in the country to use domestic rubber as raw material inputs, creating a market for rubber plantation farmers even as two more tyre factory projects have received in-principle approval for investment in Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501480753/use-domestic-rubber-as-raw-material-pm-tells-tyre-factories/

Climate-smart agricultural techniques have significantly increased the annual crop profits of targeted farmers

Climate-smart agricultural techniques have significantly increased the annual crop profits of targeted farmers from $1401 to $2234 over the five-year implementation of the Systems Approach to Transformative Economic Empowerment and Resilience project. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501479169/climate-smart-agricultural-techniques-have-significantly-increased-the-annual-crop-profits-of-targeted-farmers/

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