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/

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/

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

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

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

Volume of agriculture exports up 85% in H1

Cambodia exported 4,454,505.33 tonnes of agricultural products in the first half of this year, surging by 84.64 per cent year-on-year, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on June 30.​ ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/volume-agriculture-exports-85-h1

Reservoir dam in Tboung Khmum restored

The Tboung Khmum Provincial Authorities on Wednesday completed the restoration of Prek Chik Reservoir Dam, the main reservoir collecting and receiving water from Mekong River during the high water season, to supply water to drought areas in Tboung Khmum and Kampong Cham provinces. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50885389/reservoir-dam-in-tboung-khmum-restored/

Mondulkiri’s tourism master plan green lit, waiting for final approval

The draft for Mondulkiri’s tourism development master plan 2021-2035 received endorsement from the National Tourism Development Committee according to press release on June 29. ...

Khmer Times staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/884075/mondulkiris-tourism-master-plan-green-lit-waiting-for-final-approval/

Border provinces confirm Lumpy Skin Disease in cattle

The first cases of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) have been diagnosed in cattle in provinces bordering Thailand. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50883831/border-provinces-confirm-lumpy-skin-disease-in-cattle/

$4 million generated from cassava exports per year

Cambodia generates from $3.5 to 4 million a year from the exports of fresh cassava and cassava starch and chips, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ​​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50876487/4-million-generated-from-cassava-exports-per-year/

Korea to provide more than $13 million to help Cambodia’s agricultural sector by 2027

The Republic of Korea has provided a total of $13.4 million  to support the agricultural sector in Cambodia. The project is divided into three major sections and  will run until 2027. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50876576/korea-to-provide-more-than-13-million-to-help-cambodias-agricultural-sector-by-2027/

Wildlife-friendly IBIS Rice project growing

The wildlife-friendly rice project implemented by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS Cambodia), which was started in 2008 in Preah Vihear province, has expanded to three more provinces as of this month – Stung Treng, Ratanakkiri and Mondulkiri. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wildlife-friendly-ibis-rice-project-growing

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