Agriculture and fishing

Conservation Agriculture Service with a Fee (CASF) project to place private sector as player in agriculture development

The Minister of Agriculture stated that the CASF project aims to enable the private sector to play a role in the development of conservation agriculture in accordance with the principles of agroecology. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899880/conservation-agriculture-service-with-a-fee-casf-project-to-place-private-sector-as-player-in-agriculture-development/

Five Mekong giant catfish to be released into the rivers

The Wonders of the Mekong Project along with fisheries officials have received five Mekong giant catfish from a local farmer and that they will be released into the river. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899478/five-mekong-giant-catfish-to-be-released-into-the-rivers/

Department of Agriculture urges farmers to shift from traditional farming techniques to more efficient techniques

Officials of the Stung Treng Provincial Department of Agriculture urged farmers who are growing vegetables and involved in traditional animal husbandry to apply more efficient and effective agricultural practices to increase the yield of their crops, both in products and livestock. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899457/department-of-agriculture-urges-farmers-to-shift-from-traditional-farming-techniques-to-more-efficient-techniques/

Pig imports fall to 15 percent of demand as more turn to farming

Cambodia is importing less pork as local farmers breed more pigs in order to take advantage of stable and higher prices for the commodity. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897550/pig-imports-fall-to-15-percent-of-demand-as-more-turn-to-farming/

Floating home owners urged to come ashore

The Boribor district authorities in Kampong Chhnang province have dismantled more than 100 fish farming cages that were floating in the portion of the river running through his district before relocating the owners to land for the rest of this year’s rainy season. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/floating-home-owners-urged-come-ashore

Fisheries exports surge over 52%

Cambodia exported a total of 2,092 tones of fisheries products in the first half of 2021, surging 52.47 per cent over the same period last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/fisheries-exports-surge-over-52

Drought destroys 1,300ha in Pailin

An almost three months of severe drought has destroyed 1,300 hectares of crops in Pailin province that has caused untold hardship to farmers. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897256/drought-destroys-1300ha-in-pailin/

Minister of Agriculture holds meeting with foreign counterparts to discuss sustainable agricultural production and food system

A meeting attended by various ministers and authorities of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries from multiple countries to discuss the topic of sustainable agriculture production and food system. The ministers and authorities met through video conference on July 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897118/minister-of-agriculture-holds-meeting-with-foreign-counterparts-to-discuss-sustainable-agricultural-production-and-food-system/

Kampong Chhnang large irrigation project finished

The construction of the Lum Hach irrigation and drainage system in Kampong Chhnang province’s Boribor, Teui Phos and Rolea Ba’ier districts has been completed and can provide water to 3,289ha of land. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-chhnang-large-irrigation-project-finished

Cambodia, India discuss agricultural cooperation

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Indian Ambassador to Cambodia have discussed agricultural cooperation between Cambodia and India. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893981/cambodia-india-discuss-agricultural-cooperation/

Programme launched to rehabilitate land in degraded forest areas

A project to rehabilitate degraded forest land through the development of integrated agriculture and agroforestry to improve the livelihoods of local residents is being implemented by the Forestry Administration’s Institute for Forest and Wildlife Research and Development (IRD).​ ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/programme-launched-rehabilitate-land-degraded-forest-areas

Pursat fishing crimes crack down results in seized gear

The campaign to catch and prosecute people committing large-scale fishing crimes in the Tonle Sap Lake flooded forest area in Krakor, Kandieng and Bakan districts in Pursat province is yielding results.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-fishing-crimes-crack-down-results-seized-gear

Thirty arrested for fishing illegally

Pursat province’s fisheries authorities who went on their enforcement operations down at the Tonle Sap lake arrested 30 men red-handed for illegal fishing yesterday. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891881/thirty-arrested-for-fishing-illegally/

Minister: Food lab protects public health

The Agriculture and Food Laboratory not only has an important role in ensuring the quality of agricultural and food products but also in protecting public health by preventing infectious and non-communicable diseases in both humans and crops, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-food-lab-protects-public-health

Fish farming communities established in five provinces

The establishment and management of fish farming communities in 25 locations across five provinces has been strengthened with nearly four million breeder fish released into natural reservoirs, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/fish-farming-communities-established-five-provinces

Kampot assists drought-hit rice farmers with emergency water

Kampot provincial authorities have assisted 204 families by pumping water to them to rescue their rice fields in five villages covering 195ha as they are facing water shortages due to a drought in Kampong Trach district. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-assists-drought-hit-rice-farmers-emergency-water

Exports to China soar by 56 percent in the first five months of 2021

Cambodian exports to China were valued at $558 million Jan-May, up over 56 percent year on year against the same period. The increase was driven by rising Chinese demand for Cambodian agricultural products. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50885971/exports-to-china-soar-by-56-percent-in-the-first-five-months-of-2021/

Rubber sector nets $221.7M

Cambodia exported 132,174 tonnes of natural rubber worth $221.67 million in the first half of this year, up by 7.18 per cent and 38.12 per cent year-on-year in volume and value, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-sector-nets-2217m

Capfish project swimming along: minister

The Cambodia Programme for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Fisheries Sector (Capfish) is going swimmingly and the Kingdom is examining other opportunities for policy and engagement to maintain steady growth in the field.   ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/capfish-project-swimming-along-minister

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