Agriculture and fishing

“Trey Riel”, the most commercially important species in Cambodia

Small mud carps or “Trey Riel” (Henicorhynchus entmema and H. siamensis) are the most commercially important keystone species in Cambodia, according to Wonders of the Mekong project. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095979/trey-riel-the-most-commercially-important-species-in-cambodia/

Longan exports to China expected in September

Cambodia is expected to officially export its first batch of fresh Pailin longan to China in September after a lengthy authorisation process, as agriculture ministry officials caution that initial levels of exports could be undermined by subsisting supply chain challenges. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/longan-exports-china-expected-september

January-May rubber exports bounce up 3% on-year

Cambodia exported more than 100,000 tonnes of natural rubber latex in the first five months of 2022, an increase of three per cent year-on-year, amid a four per cent drop in the wholesale going-rate for the milky-white exudate at top-quality, according to the General Directorate ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/january-may-rubber-exports-bounce-3-year

Cambodia's rice exports to ASEAN increase by 9 per cent over last year

Cambodia has exported over 25,000 tonnes of milled rice to ASEAN countries in the first five months of this year, an increase of 9 per cent compared to the same period last year. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodias-rice-exports-asean-increase-9-cent-over-last-year

Svay Rieng vets vaccinate cattle for pasteurellosis

Veterinarians in Svay Rieng province are set to start a campaign to vaccinate more than 400 cattle in Chantrea district against bovine pasteurellosis, with some provinces having already done so. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/svay-rieng-vets-vaccinate-cattle-pasteurellosis

CARD, UN on nutrition drive

The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), have launched a dissemination strategy for the SUN Business Network (SBN) – a key part of the global Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement – in a bid to ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/card-un-nutrition-drive

China Cambodia’s largest milled-rice buyer in 5 months with 52.69% share

China has topped the list of buyers of Cambodian milled rice for the first five months of 2022, accounting for more than half of the Kingdom’s total exports of the commodity, which has seen a nearly 22 per cent year-on-year surge overall. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-cambodias-largest-milled-rice-buyer-5-months-5269-share

Soybean, mung bean exports double on-year

Cambodia exported a total of 64,660 tonnes of soybeans and mung beans in the first four months of this year, roughly doubling from the same period in 2021, with more than 96.5 per cent bought by Vietnam, according to the agriculture ministry. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/soybean-mung-bean-exports-double-year

Illegal fishing gear ultimatum ends

The Kampong Thom Provincial Administration say that immediately after the June 5 commune council elections, measures will be put in place to make sure that none of the fishing communities throughout the province uses illegal fishing equipment. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-fishing-gear-ultimatum-ends

Stung Treng vets jab 7,794 cows against FMD

Veterinarians in Stung Treng province vaccinated 7,794 cattle against foot and mouth disease (FMD) from March 23 to May 30, according to the Veterinary Bureau under the provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-vets-jab-7794-cows-against-fmd

PM orders maps redrawn to redress Tonle Sap issues

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed authorities in six provinces to re-evaluate protected area zoning in the flooded forests surrounding the Tonle Sap Lake, to ensure that long-time residents of local communities would not be required to relocate. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-orders-maps-redrawn-redress-tonle-sap-issues

Minister proposes agri projects for ADB backing

Agriculture minister Veng Sakhon and Asian Development Bank (ADB) executive director Anthony McDonald on May 27 discussed the needs of some development projects in the agricultural sector in which the Metro Manila-based multilateral lender could potentially provide financial support, according to a post on Sakhon’s ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-proposes-agri-projects-adb-backing

Officials step up crackdown on illegal fishing

Fisheries and local officials are stepping up a crackdown on illegal fishing nationwide as the closed fishing season is set to begin next month, according to a senior Agriculture Ministry official. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083661/officials-step-up-crackdown-on-illegal-fishing/

Three institutions tasked to restore Tonle Sap Lake to conserve fish species

Prime Minister Hun Sen has tasked three institutions to work together to restore and deepen the Tonle Sap bed aiming to conserve fish species. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083776/three-institutions-tasked-to-restore-tonle-sap-lake-to-conserve-fish-species/

Flooding not keeping Banteay Meanchey farmers from producing rice

Farmers in Banteay Meanchey province have stepped up efforts to plant and sow rice, despite their rice being damaged by floods at the beginning of the rainy season. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/flooding-not-keeping-banteay-meanchey-farmers-producing-rice

2nd rescued giant stingray returned to river’s depths

The Mekong River Wonder project – in collaboration with the Inland Fisheries Research and Development Institute (IFREDI) – released a gigantic freshwater stingray back into the river, after it was caught by fishermen on May 22 in Koh Preah commune of Stung Treng province’s Siem ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/2nd-rescued-giant-stingray-returned-rivers-depths

Fortified rice sector investments aim to meet growing needs

Rice fortification is a key step in addressing nutritional issues in Cambodia, where a majority of the population eats a large portion of rice on a daily basis, said a senior official of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD). ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fortified-rice-sector-investments-aim-meet-growing-needs

Court returns disputed land to firm in Preah Vihear

A joint force, acting on the Preah Vihear Provincial Court order, on May 13 confiscated 23.4ha of state land from an individual and returned it to Mekong Rubber Plantation Co Ltd after he was judged to have illegally occupied the land – which had been ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-returns-disputed-land-firm-preah-vihear

Agri ministry sounds alarm over mosaic disease

The agriculture ministry has expressed concern about the alarming spread of mosaic disease in cassava farms across Cambodia, which they say could worsen and cause an overall decrease in yields of the cash crop. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agri-ministry-sounds-alarm-over-mosaic-disease

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