Agriculture and fishing

Police step up patrol of Tonle Sap Lake

Kampong Chhnang provincial officials beefed up patrols and monitoring for illegal fishing during breeding season this year. Officials said they had success on the Tonle Sap Lake. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501231719/police-step-up-patrol-of-tonle-sap-lake/

Cambodia, IFAD to continue good partnership

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, spoke highly of the good partnership between Cambodia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for 30 years. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501232084/cambodia-ifad-to-continue-good-partnership/

Action plan set to safeguard Tonle Sap Lake

An inter-ministerial committee tasked with combating fisheries crimes at Tonle Sap Lake has issued a five-point action plan designed to preserve it as a natural resource for long-term public interests. ...

Rann Reuy
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/action-plan-set-safeguard-tonle-sap-lake

Ministry reminds rubber plantations on fire prevention

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ General Directorate of Rubber (GDR) issued four-point fire prevention guidelines to rubber plantation owners, as the autumn sees the trees shedding their leaves. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-reminds-rubber-plantations-fire-prevention

Cambodia eyes exporting 1 million tons milled rice by 2025

The Cambodia Rice Federation has set an ambitious goal to export at least a million tons of milled rice by 2025, an over 50 percent increase compared to the export figure in 2022. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501230991/cambodia-eyes-exporting-1-million-tons-milled-rice-by-2025/

Action plan set to safeguard Tonle Sap Lake

An inter-ministerial committee tasked with combating fisheries crimes at Tonle Sap Lake has issued a five-point action plan designed to preserve it as a natural resource for long-term public interests. The committee, led by Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina, finalised the plan during ...

Rann Reuy
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/action-plan-set-safeguard-tonle-sap-lake

Cambodia, IRRI discuss strengthening of agriculture cooperation

Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have exchanged views on promotion of bilateral cooperation, especially in the fields of rice and agrifood systems. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501230674/cambodia-irri-discuss-strengthening-of-agriculture-cooperation/

Environment ministry kicks off agroforestry project in Pursat

The Ministry of Environment announced the launch of a two-year project to stimulate local economies through the implementation of agroforestry and environmental agronomy in Kravanh district, Pursat province.​ ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/environment-ministry-kicks-agroforestry-project-pursat

Call for UK to invest in Cambodia’s agriculture sector

Cambodia has called on the UK to consider investing in the processing of agricultural products after noting it is an important market for Cambodia’s agricultural products and manufacturing. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/call-for-uk-to-invest-in-cambodias-agriculture-sector

Joint project on agri-tech launches in Mondulkiri

The Centre for Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) – a joint development effort by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Royal University of Agriculture, Kansas State University in the US and the US government’s USAID development agency – inaugurated ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/joint-project-agri-tech-launches-mondulkiri

Ministry mulls museum to celebrate rubber legacy

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries plans to establish a museum in Tbong Khmum province to promote the history of rubber cultivation and the industry in Cambodia. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-mulls-museum-celebrate-rubber-legacy

Amru Rice wins global standard for food safety

Amru Rice, this morning announced to receive the official certificate “Grade A” from the British Retail Consortium Global Standard (BRCGS) on the successful assessment and certified as meeting the requirements of “Global Standard for Food Safety” validity till the end of 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501225574/amru-rice-wins-global-standard-for-food-safety/

Agri minister’s proposal aims to draw fisherman into aquaculture sector

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina on January 19 met with French Development Agency (AFD) country director for Cambodia Sandrine Boucher to pitch a potential new project that could turn ordinary fishermen into bona-fide aquaculture traders. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agri-ministers-proposal-aims-draw-fisherman-aquaculture-sector

Rice firm plans Mondulkiri expansion

Prominent locally-owned rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd plans to set up facilities in Mondulkiri province, sourcing the grain required for production from nearby smallholder farmers to ensure remunerative prices for the staple crop, according to the company’s founder and director-general Song ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-firm-plans-mondulkiri-expansion

Conflict-ridden land concession moved to new forest area

A decade-old rubber plantation project beset with disputes with local residents has had its 9,000 hectares relocated to an intact forest in Stung Treng. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/conflict-ridden-land-concession-moved-to-new-forest-area/

Cashew policy gateway to export market

A national policy to push Cambodia’s cashew industry has been approved with the aim of transforming the sector into a major global supplier. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-cashew-policy-gateway-to-export-market

Conflict-ridden land concession moved to new forest area

A decade-old rubber plantation project beset with disputes with local residents has had its 9,000 hectares relocated to an intact forest in Stung Treng. A sub-decree signed by the Council of Ministers in March said 9,787 hectares would be provided to Horizon Agriculture Development as “compensation” ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/conflict-ridden-land-concession-moved-to-new-forest-area/

Champei Sar 70, a new rice variety named after Cambodia-Australia’s diplomatic relationship

Champei Sar 70 is a new variety of rice named in late 2022 by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Cambodia and Australia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501222388/champei-sar-70-a-new-rice-variety-named-after-cambodia-australias-diplomatic-relationship/

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