FAO gives policy recommendations in response to dire farming warning

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said the country’s economically crucial agriculture sector must implement a raft of new measures to combat escalating natural disasters that are threatening Cambodian crops and livestock. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730610/fao-gives-policy-recommendations-in-response-to-dire-farming-warning/

China grants local mangoes into market

The first consignment of fresh Cambodian mangoes will soon be able to directly ship to the Chinese market. The quota allowed is up to 500,000 tonnes of quality mangoes per year, the Chinese embassy to Cambodia said yesterday. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730611/china-grants-local-mangoes-into-market/

Cambodia seeks to export more rice to China

Cambodia should ask China to increase the rice import quota from the Kingdom, said Mr. Song Saran, President of Cambodia Rice Federation, in a consultative meeting with private sector held at the Ministry of Commerce Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730663/cambodia-seeks-to-export-more-rice-to-china/

Local pepper prices rebound

Local pepper farmers have reported a sharp increase in the price of the commodity rising almost 100 percent, after Chinese buyers resumed fulfilling orders as the country slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.​ ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50729705/local-pepper-prices-rebound/

Ministry signs MoU to boost agri-food sector

The Ministry of Commerce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KCCV Plantation Co Ltd to promote the development of a secure agri-food product value chain. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-signs-mou-boost-agri-food-sector

Kampong Thom needs irrigation expansion

Kampong Thom provincial authorities said yesterday irrigation infrastructures in the province are still lacking, prompting a need for the development of the agriculture and water sectors to fulfil the province’s crop production demands during the dry season. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727688/kampong-thom-needs-irrigation-expansion/

Reservoir expected to increase agro-production

Preah Vihear authorities have been building a reservoir at a cost of over $100 million to supply water for agricultural rice crops during the dry season. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727189/reservoir-expected-to-increase-agro-production/

Kingdom becoming more self-reliant on vegetables

A senior official at the Ministry of Agriculture has called on more investment in the horticulture and subsidiary crops sector because the demand for vegetables in the country has increased nearly 1,000 tonnes per day. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726932/kingdom-becoming-more-self-reliant-on-vegetables/

Cambodia spent nearly $1 billion on import pigs and poultries each year

The representatives of the Cambodian Livestock Raisers Association said that if we use the $ 1 billion to raise pigs and poultry locally, we could generate more jobs for the people in the country and they do not need to migrate to work in a ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726064/cambodia-spent-nearly-1-billion-on-import-pigs-and-poultries-each-year/

PM Hun Sen gives nod for white rice exports resumption

Three agriculture products were given the nod to restart export next week, the government announced Friday during the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723899/pm-hun-sen-gives-nod-for-white-rice-exports-resumption/

Cambodia exported over 186,000 tonnes of cashew nuts in first 4 months of 2020

Cambodia exported 186,205 tonnes of cashew nut to foreign markets in the first four months of this year, according to a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720899/cambodia-exported-over-186000-tonnes-of-cashew-nuts-in-first-4-months-of-2020/

Agriprocessors urged to take out loans and expand work

The state-run Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) has called for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to expand their agriculture-based processing productions and apply for low-interest rate emergency loans. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720250/agriprocessors-urged-to-take-out-loans-and-expand-work/

2,000 tonnes of Cambodian pepper exported in first 4 months

Cambodian pepper has been exported to 13 foreign markets in the first four months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720440/2000-tonnes-of-cambodian-pepper-exported-in-first-4-months/

Free vegetable seeds for farmers affected by COVID-19

Banteay Meanchey provincial officials and the Ministry of Economy and Finance announced on Wednesday that they will distribute free vegetable seeds to farmers and garment workers. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720984/free-vegetable-seeds-for-farmers-affected-by-covid-19/

Farm crayfish easy to feed, worth ‘billions’

Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon has urged the Cambodia Amazing Aquaculture Technological Co Ltd (CAAT) to expand crabfish farming from 25ha to 100ha as there is much potential for export to international markets. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/farm-crayfish-easy-feed-worth-billions

CRF asks ministry for $30M increase to purchase paddy

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has asked the Ministry of Economy and Finance to disburse an additional $30 million through the state-owned Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB), its president Song Saran told The Post on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/crf-asks-ministry-30m-increase-purchase-paddy

Cassava exports jump slightly, but disappoint

Cambodia exported 1,115,365 tonnes of cassava to the international market in the first three months of this year, inching up around 1.6 per cent from 1,097,803 in the year-ago period, said a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-exports-jump-slightly-disappoint

Local livestock numbers increase to fill demand

Local livestock numbers have been reported to be on the rise, showing that local production will soon be able to increase supply to local markets, which currently still depend strongly on imports. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50718744/local-livestock-numbers-increase-to-fill-demand/

Lemongrass from Cambodia to the pots of the world

The update was provided by Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, who said that Cambodia can now export its lemongrass. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50718292/lemongrass-from-cambodia-to-the-pots-of-the-world/

Cambodia welcomes sisal into crop portfolio

Cambodia will soon start cultivating sisal, an agave plant native to southern Mexico which produces a strong fibre, after China Great Cause (Cambodia) Investment Co Ltd received an economic land concession in Preah Vihear province to build a processing plant. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-welcomes-sisal-crop-portfolio

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