Stringent rules for meat importers soon, says GDCE

The General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) of Cambodia said that after a meeting with meat importers, it will be setting more stringent guidelines and conditions for those operating in this sector. ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501470201/stringent-rules-for-meat-importers-soon-says-gdce/

ASF outbreak unconfirmed

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the recent series of dead pigs could not definitively be attributed to African swine fever (ASF), noting that expert officials had taken samples for testing in Phnom Penh. ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asf-outbreak-unconfirmed

Tina leading efforts to see off challenges to meat sector

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries convened a meeting to discuss issues related to meat production in Cambodia. The participants sought to devise solutions to the current market, which has seen lower than normal prices. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tina-leading-efforts-to-see-off-challenges-to-meat-sector

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501368252/people-urged-to-rear-livestock-for-food-security/

Cambodia ‘95% self-sufficient’ for meat

In the past year, Cambodia has managed to supply itself with 95 per cent of the meat required for domestic demand, with the domestic and export markets worth a total of more than $2 billion in value, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-95-self-sufficient-meat

Inter-agency meet hoped to ratchet up live-pig rates

An inter-ministerial meeting scheduled for December 19 is set to explore solutions for the plummeting domestic live pig prices seen in recent weeks, raising hopes among farmers for rates to return at the very least to sustainable levels. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/inter-agency-meet-hoped-ratchet-live-pig-rates

Pig carcasses being smuggled from Cambodia to Thailand seized, driver of truck nabbed

About 1.5 metric tons of pork carcasses were seized by Thai Livestock and customs Sunday. The pork had been allegedly smuggled into Thailand’s eastern border province of Sa Kaeo from Cambodia, Thai media  PBS World reported. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501197255/pig-carcasses-being-smuggled-from-cambodia-to-thailand-seized-driver-of-truck-nabbed/

Banteay Meanchey officials conduct cattle vaccinations for foot and mouth disease

Agricultural officials launched an operation on October 21 to vaccinate 1,496 cattle against foot and mouth disease in three villages in Chhnuor Meanchey commune of Banteay Meanchey province’s Preah Netr Preah district. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-officials-conduct-cattle-vaccinations-foot-and-mouth-disease

No pork imports for now, supply to last till December

There is adequate supply of pork for domestic consumption till the end of 2022, quashing the need to import from neighbouring countries, said the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/no-pork-imports-now-supply-last-till-december

Svay Rieng vets vaccinate cattle for pasteurellosis

Veterinarians in Svay Rieng province are set to start a campaign to vaccinate more than 400 cattle in Chantrea district against bovine pasteurellosis, with some provinces having already done so. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/svay-rieng-vets-vaccinate-cattle-pasteurellosis

Soybean, mung bean exports double on-year

Cambodia exported a total of 64,660 tonnes of soybeans and mung beans in the first four months of this year, roughly doubling from the same period in 2021, with more than 96.5 per cent bought by Vietnam, according to the agriculture ministry. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/soybean-mung-bean-exports-double-year

Stung Treng vets jab 7,794 cows against FMD

Veterinarians in Stung Treng province vaccinated 7,794 cattle against foot and mouth disease (FMD) from March 23 to May 30, according to the Veterinary Bureau under the provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-vets-jab-7794-cows-against-fmd

Four firms pushing to fatten pig imports to meet demand

Four live pig importers submitted a joint letter to the ministries of Economy and Finance, and Commerce requesting a tender in principle to bring in hogs from abroad to better cover domestic market demand. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/four-firms-pushing-fatten-pig-imports-meet-demand

Families in protected areas get livestock aid

The Ministry of Environment has donated 1,000 domestic animals to residents and troops living in natural protected areas to provide livelihoods and encourage people to protect and conserve natural resources. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-protected-areas-get-livestock-aid

Kingdom’s livestock production grew during the pandemic

MAFF’s data shows that as of Dec 2, 2020, livestock production increased from 42.02 million heads to 49.42 million heads, up 17.6 percent compared to the same period in 2019. Livestock production included fowl, (chicken and ducks), cattle (cows and buffalo), and poultry. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50789582/kingdoms-livestock-production-grew-during-the-pandemic/

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/

‘Abnormally’ high price of pork

The Pig Support in Cambodia Association claims that the price of imported live pigs is abnormally high. The association says there are now six companies granted a business licence to import the animals from foreign countries. Most come from Thailand. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731794/abnormally-high-price-of-pork/

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/

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/

CLRA makes call to raise more pigs

The Cambodia Livestock Raisers Association (CLRA) has called on locals to increase pig production to curb imports as pork prices and demand rise. Its director Srun Poav said pig farming in the Kingdom remains relatively limited following the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) last ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/clra-makes-call-raise-more-pigs

Ministry urges livestock production boost for local market

The Agriculture Ministry yesterday urged farmers and the private sector to increase the production of pigs and cattle to supply the local market following a drop due to African Swine Fever and other factors, leading to increased imports last year.​ ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50686845/ministry-urges-livestock-production-boost-for-local-market

Virus prompts warning of meat consumption

Two wildlife NGOs yesterday issued separate statements calling on citizens to cease the trade and consumption of illegal wildlife amid fears stemming from novel coronavirus. The Wildlife Alliance in its statement said the virus, which infected more than 7,700 people in 18 countries, has been ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50685778/virus-prompts-warning-of-meat-consumption

Raid uncovers Ratanakkiri bushmeat

A raid of Banlung Market in Banlung town, in Ratanakkiri province, uncovered 72kg of illegal bushmeat belonging to wild pigs, red muntjacs and monitor lizards, the local forestry administration and Military Police said. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/raid-uncovers-ratanakkiri-bushmeat

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