Agriculture

Agricultural management systems and technologies

Three main water sources in Mondulkiri under rehabilitation and repair

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology participates in the implementation of the Master Plan for Mondulkiri Tourism Development 2022-2035 and are rehabilitating three main water sources in the province.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501106948/three-main-water-sources-in-mondulkiri-under-rehabilitation-and-repair/

Singapore-invested 100sq km agriculture hub launched in northern Kampong Speu

HLH Agriculture (Cambodia) Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Singapore’s Hong Lai Huat Group Ltd, has announced the inauguration of the mixed-use Cambodia-Singapore Agricultural Hub (CSAH) in northwestern Kampong Speu province, as well as the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Manufacturing ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/singapore-invested-100sq-km-agriculture-hub-launched-northern-kampong-speu

Banteay Meanchey rescues rice, warns of future droughts

Officials from the Banteay Meanchey provincial water resources and agriculture departments have joined forces to pump water to nearly 1,000ha of dry-season rice in Mongkol Borei district in the face of water shortages. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-rescues-rice-warns-future-droughts

Final year of water shortages for Phnom Penh, say utility officials

This year’s dry season is no different from last year, with people in the suburbs of Phnom Penh beginning to complain about the lacking of clean water.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/final-year-water-shortages-phnom-penh-say-utility-officials

Japan supports Pursat water supply expansion project

The Government of Japan has supported a water supply expansion project in Pursat province with a grant aid of approximately $21.9 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50987960/japan-supports-pursat-water-supply-expansion-project/

Imports of fertilisers, pesticides over 900K tonnes

Cambodia imported 47,409 tonnes of pesticides and 858,632 tonnes of agricultural fertilisers in the first five months of 2021, a “sharp increase” year-on-year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported on August 9. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/imports-fertilisers-pesticides-over-900k-tonnes

Australian organic enterprise to offer Cambodian farmers overseas training experience

An Australian organic farming firm is offering jobs to Cambodians. The news came out at a meeting between Lexmin Pty Cambodia CEO Robert K Chelliah and Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon yesterday. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908111/australian-organic-enterprise-to-offer-cambodian-farmers-overseas-training-experience/

Farmers get veg safety tips

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon emphasised the importance of training farmers on integrated land and nutrient management procedures for safe vegetable production after more than 300 farmers received the training on July 29. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/farmers-get-veg-safety-tips

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

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

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/

Birdlife frees 20 water pools in Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary

BirdLife International Cambodia Programme yesterday said that it has freed 20 water pools in Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary in Stung Treng province in the first four months of this year to improve water sources and habitats for wildlife. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50863162/birdlife-frees-20-water-pools-in-siem-pang-wildlife-sanctuary/

Kamrieng district to have its first reservoir

Battambang province will have its first water reservoir built in the Kamrieng district at the Khmer-Thai border which will have the capacity to irrigate some 2,000 hectares of farmland. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50862985/kamrieng-district-to-have-its-first-reservoir/

Kampong Speu canal restoration to ease farmland drought

Kampong Speu Provincial Authorities are currently restoring two main canals connecting the Tasal Lake and Reservoir in Oral district to other areas in Takeo and Kandal provinces to help alleviate drought and dry farmland. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50830257/kampong-speu-canal-restoration-to-ease-farmland-drought/

Drive to improve agricultural value chains across ASEAN

A German group is pushing for an increase in sustainable agricultural value chains in ASEAN to improve rural people’s livelihoods. German International Cooperation (GIZ) yesterday hosted an online forum to discuss the issue. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50829302/drive-to-improve-agricultural-value-chains-across-asean/

West Baray water source under irrigation pressure

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has urged farmers living in the Angkor area to grow dry-season rice crops once per year only to reduce risks of water overuse that could drain too much water from the crucial West Baray. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/west-baray-water-source-under-irrigation-pressure

Bakheng water treatment facility construction breaks ground

The groundbreaking ceremony of the water treatment facility in Bakheng, outskirt of Phnom Penh, takes place today, presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen. The plant, designed and built by Vinci Construction Grands Projets, will have the capacity to supply drinking 195,000 cubic metres of ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809207/bakheng-water-treatment-facility-construction-breaks-ground/

Kingdom receives $97M investment for inter-provincial irrigation project

Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth said the government welcomed investments worth €80 million ($97 million) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project (IAIP) in Cambodia.​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-receives-97m-investment-inter-provincial-irrigation-project

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/

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/

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