Record farming exports seen for 2023

Cambodia’s agricultural exports surpassed 6.2 million tonnes during the first ten months of the year, amounting to more than $3.5 billion across 74 countries, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Van Socheata

Timor-Leste buys 4,000 tons of Cambodia rice

Timor-Leste has signed an agreement to buy 4,000 tons of rice from Cambodia for the first time after the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on rice trade on October 20, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MoC). ...

Yatt Malai

FAO launch PEARL agriculture initiative

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has announced a partnership with Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Environment to launch the Public-Social-Private Partnerships for Ecologically-Sound Agriculture and Resilient Livelihood in Northern Tonle Sap Basin (PEARL). ...

Post Staff

Shanxi Fruit Trade Fair sees Cambodia’s participation

A total of 870 companies exhibited 2,590 products at the event. As an important platform for the export of agricultural products, the fair improves awareness of Shanxi fruit, increases the province’s influence, and brings opportunities overseas, organizers said. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Village ends logging, plants crops

In Trapaing Chor commune’s Sre Kin village, located in Kampong Speu province’s Oral district, certain community members have transitioned away from forest-related activities such as logging and wildlife hunting. Instead, they have embraced a new approach by forming a rotating cropping community. ...

Kim Sarom

Red corn ‘vital’ agro product: official

Yang Saing Koma, a secretary of state for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, highlighted the significance of red corn as a vital agricultural product. ...

Van Socheata

‘Crane Rice’ programme promotes conservation

Delegates from 10 countries recently explored the “Srov Met Kriel” or “Crane Rice Field” initiative within the Anlung Pring Protected Landscape in Kampot province, delving into its accomplishments and challenges. ...

Post Staff

New task-force to form cassava federation

The General Department of Domestic Trade of the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) is in the process of forming a new multilateral task-force to expedite the establishment of a cassava federation in Cambodia after a delay in implementing the national cassava strategy for a few years ...

Kang Sothear

Brazil, Cambodia to boost tourism, agriculture sectors

Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira called on Prime Minister Hun Manet at the Peace Palace Thursday and discussed matters pertaining to expanding collaboration to boost trade and the flow of tourists between the two countries. ...

Nheng Chamrong

WOAH lauds Cambodia’s vet training programme

The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) and the International Veterinary Medical Association have selected Cambodia as a model country for the training of veterinarians to strengthen the veterinary system in a number of partner countries. ...

Hang Punreay

Rice showcased at German expo

Hopes are high among the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) and leading industry players that the country’s fragrant and organic rice could expand its European market presence, following the Anuga Food Trade Fair 2023 in Cologne, Germany. ...

May Kunmakara

Cambodia-China FTA brings growth

Nearly two years have passed since the Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) came into effect in early January 2022. This period has witnessed significant growth in bilateral trade, as well as a surge in Chinese investment in Cambodia. ...

May Kunmakara

Kingdom earns $327.4M from rice export in 9 months

Cambodia has exported 456,581 tons of milled rice in the first nine months of 2023, bagging a total revenue of $327 million, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF)’s press release said. ...

Chea Vanyuth

People urged to rear livestock for food security

The Council for Agriculture and Rural Development and Rehabilitation encourages people and stakeholders to promote livestock husbandry more widely at the grassroots level to improve the nutritional and food security in Cambodia. ...

Hang Punreay

Pepper exports decline 30% Jan-Aug

Cambodia has experienced a 30 per cent decline in pepper exports in the first eight months of 2023, exporting over 5,000 tonnes, compared to the same period in 2022, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Van Socheata

Australia partners agri-food strategy

Cambodia and Australia inaugurated a new Food Innovation Partnership on September 22, aimed at assisting agri-food small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing products that meet food safety standards and broadening their market reach. ...

Sok Raksa

Australia pledges support to Cambodia’s agri-food SMEs

Australia and Cambodia​ on Friday joined together to launch a Food Innovation Partnership to support Cambodia’s agri-food small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing new products, meeting food safety standards, and improving their market reach. ...

Yatt Malai

Cambodian growers urged to gear up to export coconuts to China

The General Directorate of Agriculture (GDA) has informed fragrant coconut farmers, communities and processing factories that China is prepared to import their produce. ...

Khmer Times Staff

FAO says Cambodian wholesale rice prices stable or higher last month

Wholesale rice prices in Cambodia were stable or rising last month despite surges in Thailand and Vietnam, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Fresh Cambodian coconuts, Venezuelan avocados approved to enter China

Chinese customs authorized imports of fresh coconuts from Cambodia and fresh avocados from Venezuela starting on Monday, according to a notice by China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC). ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia plans to increase export of milled rice to China by 20%

Cambodia is planning to increase its milled rice exports to China by 20 percent, Prime Minister Hun Manet said yesterday dismissing critics who are sceptical about the increasing bilateral trade ties between both nations. ...

Nhean Chamrong

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