Agriculture and fishing

KOICA’s $10m project is launched successfully

A new $10 million project by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), to improve rural living conditions and strengthen governance of rural development in the northwestern region of Cambodia, has started successfully. ...

Ben Sokhean

Cambodian wild aquatic products now get export permit to China

Cambodia’s wild aquatic products have been granted formal approval to be exported to China, the Chinese embassy in Cambodia said in a statement on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Jan-Apr rubbers exports bounce up 38%: GDCE

Cambodia earned $206.728 million from the export of “rubber and articles thereof” in the first four months of 2023, up 38.0 per cent year-on-year from $149.808 million and up 22.7 per cent half-on-half (compared to July-October 2022) from $168.5 million, according to provisional Customs (GDCE) ...

Hin Pisei

Rice firm collaborates with Dutch stakeholders for sustainable agriculture development

Rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. and buyers, representative from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, development partners, and donors held here earlier this week a discussion on the promotion of organic agriculture, rice and sustainable agriculture practice in Mondulkiri province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Tina pushes home acquaculture as fish stock preservation solution

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina has told aquaculture technical officers to prepare the hatchling of various species of fish and distribute them to farmers to promote the growth of home aquaculture and reduce their reliance on natural fishing in the Mekong River. ...

Van Socheata

Investment incentives mulled for agriculture

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) has requested that the government study consider offering additional tax exemptions to the agriculture sector, in order to support last year’s 2022-2030 agricultural policy. ...

Van Socheata

Cambodia’s rubber exports earn more than $200 million, up nearly 40%

Cambodia earned more than $200 million from the export of rubber and rubber products, an increase of more than 38 percent compared to the same period in 2022, reaching just over $149 million. This is according to the four-months report of 2023 of the General ...

Khmer Times Staff

IBIS organic rice project expanding

Keo Socheat, executive director of the Sansom Mlup Prey Organisation (SMP), said that more than 2,000 farming households are now planting organic paddy rice through the IBIS project. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Some 100 rare fish released into Mekong

The Wonders of the Mekong project and the National Fisheries Administration – in collaboration with the Fisheries Administration in Stung Treng province – released 100 endangered fish into the Mekong River on May 16, said a Fisheries Administration official. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Agriculture remains important for food security and economic growth

Prime Minister Hun Sen has stressed the importance of agriculture sector in ensuring food security despite its decreasing share in the Gross Domestic Product. ...

Khmer Times Staff

UN, EU supporting SMEs involved in fisheries in Cambodia via Capfish-Capture program

Capfish-Capture, a project organized by the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), is giving technical and financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Cambodia’s fishing industry to promote compliance with international food safety standards, allow SMEs to upgrade their machinery, connect SMEs with microfinance ...

Khmer Times Staff

WFP and Cambodian Agriculture Cooperative Corporation launch $3 million project to support smallholder farmers

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Cambodian Agriculture Cooperative Corporation (CACC) are launching a new project targeting over 1,200 smallholder farmers and their extended families in Koh Nhek, Mondulkiri, the country’s north-eastern province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Q1 cassava exports top a million tonnes

Cambodia exported nearly 1.031 million tonnes of cassava in either fresh, dried, powder or pulp/residue form in the first three months of 2023, of which nearly three-quarters went to Thailand, according to agriculture ministry data, as local reports suggest that prices for the tubers in ...

Hin Pisei

$3m project aims to elevate Mondulkiri farmers’ livelihoods

A $3 million project is being rolled out in Mondulkiri with the aim of improving income, food security and nutrition of more than 1,200 smallholder farmers ...

Marissa Carruthers

Fisheries sector receives innovative equipment to increase market access

Businesses involved in post-harvest fisheries received a raft of green and innovative technology, equipment and materials necessary to make business operations and production more effective and efficient. ...

Marissa Carruthers

Stung Treng seeks investors for cashew development

In future, Stung Treng province will attract investment in large factories and manufacturing enterprises that will process agricultural raw materials into value-added processed products, particularly cashew nuts, which have been recognised for their commercial potential, officials said. ...

Sem Pisey

S Treng seeks investors for cashew development

In future, Stung Treng province will attract investment in large factories and manufacturing enterprises that will process agricultural raw materials into value-added processed products, particularly cashew nuts, which have been recognised for their commercial potential, officials said. ...

Post Staff

Stung Treng agriculture achievements on display

According to the Stung Treng provincial authorities, in the past five years, the province has earned between $700 million and $800 million from agricultural products. The majority of Stung Treng’s population relies on plantations, agro-industrial crops, and fishing for their livelihoods. ...

Sem Pisey

Cambodia’s milled rice export up 3.5 pct in Q1

Cambodia exported 176,581 tons of milled rice in the first quarter (Q1) of 2023, up 3.5 percent from 170,539 tons in the same period last year, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said in a report released on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Improving Cambodia’s agriculture sector

Increasing inflation and a reduced labour force are just two of the challenges Cambodia’s agriculture sector faces today, according to the head of EuroCham’s Agriculture Committee. ...

Marissa Carruthers

Faming collectives ink SRP with mill

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries secretary of state Yong Saing Koma said that contract rice farming, officially known as ‘Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP)’, between rice mills and farmers’ collectives is crucial to ensuring the stability of rice price, its quality and quantity, and the ...

Van Socheata

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