Inter-Ministries Boost Local Animal Feed Industry

Inter-ministries have started to boost the local animal feed industry to supply domestic demand, and thus to make the country self-reliant on animal feed.​ ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751600/inter-ministries-boost-local-animal-feed-industry/

Hygiene standards may hold up food export deals

Cambodia will mostly rely on agricultural products for trade with partners around the globe, a move that requires the sector to be more developed and productivity increased, insiders say. It follows news that the bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA) between the Kingdom and China has just ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750112/hygiene-standards-may-hold-up-food-export-deals/

Red corn prices tumble as growers switch to cassava

The wholesale price of fresh red corn in northwestern Battambang province dipped more than seven per cent from the year-ago period as this year’s first harvest reached 30 per cent completion, provincial Department of Commerce director Kim Hout said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/red-corn-prices-tumble-growers-switch-cassava

SEARCA launches agricultural innovation plan

A regional centre of an inter-government treaty organisation focusing on agricultural research and education kicked off the implementation of its 11th five-year plan to push agricultural innovation in Southeast Asia, including Cambodia. ...

Nika/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749262/searca-launches-agricultural-innovation-plan/

MoU between three institutions to reinforce agriculture and environment

The Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC), the National University of Management (NUM) and the Prek Leap National Institute of Agriculture (PLNIA) signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday in a bid to reinforce research and development of agriculture and environment.​ ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747687/mou-between-three-institutions-to-reinforce-agriculture-and-environment/

PM orders 2,000 rice sowing machines for farmers

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that he has ordered 2,000 rice sowing machines from local processing firms to boost paddy rice production in the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747209/pm-orders-2000-rice-sowing-machines-for-farmers/

Top rice exporter gets more hi-tech

Amru Rice (Cambodia), one of the country’s leading rice exporters, has scaled up its BlocRice technology project to 500 households in two communities in Preah Vihear province. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747088/top-rice-exporter-gets-more-hi-tech/

Cambodia’s rubber export up 18 percent in H1

Cambodia exported 123,151 tons of dry rubber in the first half of 2020, up 18 percent compared to the same period last year, said a General Directorate of Rubber report on Monday. ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746839/cambodias-rubber-export-up-18-percent-in-h1/

Banana exports drop amid pandemic

Cambodia’s exports of yellow bananas experienced a slight decline during the first half of this year compared with the corresponding period last year due to the coronavirus pandemic which is affecting global supply and demand. ...

Cashew nuts key to achieving exports target, says ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) has continued to promote the local development of cashew nuts, saying the crop has the potential to help the country achieve its aim for 12 percent growth in agricultural exports by 2025. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746300/cashew-nuts-key-to-achieving-exports-target-says-ministry/

Special agro-processing zone plan

The government is planning to establish a special zone for agro-processing and is now studying the concept and seeking input from relevant stakeholders to make it as comprehensive as possible. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50745637/special-agro-processing-zone-plan/

Fisheries exports struggling to remain afloat, need gov’t push

Cambodia exported 1,372 tonnes of fisheries products to the international market in the first half of this year, sinking around 80 per cent from 8,710 tonnes in the same period last year, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fisheries-exports-struggling-remain-afloat-need-govt-push

Ministry works on digital agriculture challenge

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) together with the Techo Startup Centre and relevant stakeholders yesterday launched an inception workshop to disseminate information about a rural challenge and to discuss expectations of its intended digital platform under the Sustainable Assets for Agriculture Markets, Business ...

Sok Chan and Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744903/ministry-works-on-digital-agriculture-challenge/

Domestic animal feed production urged

Mr Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has urged for domestic production of animal feeds to supply local demand, generate jobs, and reduce the import of the product from abroad.​​​ ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744882/domestic-animal-feed-production-urged/

Crisis talks on threat to rice imports

The Commerce Ministry and Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) had an urgent meeting about the USA Rice Federation to the The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on the eliminating a trade benefit on rice imported to US including from Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744806/crisis-talks-on-threat-to-rice-imports/

Rice production in first half of 2020 hits 75 percent of yearly target

Cambodia’s rice paddy cultivation as of July has fulfilled over 75 percent of this year’s target, data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries revealed. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743726/rice-production-in-first-half-of-2020-hits-75-percent-of-yearly-target/

Agriculture improved to reduce migrants

In a bid to reduce the number of villagers from migrating to Thailand to seek jobs, Prey Veng provincial authorities said that locals should boost agricultural production. ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743291/agriculture-improved-to-reduce-migrants/

CEO: Up to 300,000 tonnes of palm oil ‘possible’ this year

Crop-friendly weather is set to underpin growth in Cambodia’s output of crude palm oil beyond prior estimates, industry insiders have said. The oil palm, also known by its botanical name Elaeis guineensis, is a tropical plant cultivar which is said to have originated in the ancient ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ceo-300000-tonnes-palm-oil-possible-year

Cambodia’s rubber exports increase by 17 percent in first five months

Cambodia exported 97,175 tonnes of rubber to foreign markets in the first five months of this year, an increase by 17 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741048/cambodias-rubber-exports-increase-by-17-percent-in-first-five-months/

Milled-rice exports up 41%

Cambodia’s milled-rice exports gained 41 per cent to 397,660 tonnes in the first half of this year from the 281,538 tonnes shipped in the same period last year. Their combined value was $264.5 million, Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) secretary-general Lun Yeng told The Post on ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/milled-rice-exports-41

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