Agriculture

Agricultural production

Agri exports nearly 6M tonnes in Jan-Sep

Cambodia exported 5.93 million tonnes of agricultural products to 90 countries and territories in the first nine months of this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported on October 14. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agri-exports-nearly-6m-tonnes-jan-sep

Siem Reap begins disinfection campaign to protect livestock

Officials from the Siem Reap Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries are conducting a disinfection campaign on cattle farms, slaughterhouses, and barns in livestock communities throughout the province to prevent the spread of diseases such as Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-begins-disinfection-campaign-protect-livestock

Organic veggie farms in Prey Veng hit by smaller market, price decrease

Supplies of organic vegetables in Prey Veng province have decreased as growers have had to confront challenges due to markets shutting down during the Covid-19 pandemic and a price decrease. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/organic-veggie-farms-prey-veng-hit-smaller-market-price-decrease

Almost 20,000 Stung Treng cattle get LSD jabs to fight outbreak

Nearly 20,000 cattle in Stung Treng province have now been vaccinated against various diseases, including lumpy skin disease (LSD). ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/almost-20000-stung-treng-cattle-get-lsd-jabs-fight-outbreak

RAC breeding buffalo at Preah Vihear park

The Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) is continuing its efforts at buffalo conservation in the Kingdom with a total of 120 buffaloes having now been donated to the academy to be raised at its Techo Sen Russey Treb Park in Preah Vihear province’s Chheb district. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rac-breeding-buffalo-preah-vihear-park

Three thousand cattle now vaccinated for skin disease

The lumpy skin disease (LSD) vaccination working group has vaccinated about 3,000 cattle since the campaign started throughout the country in late August, according to Animal Health and Production director-general Tan Phannara. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-thousand-cattle-now-vaccinated-skin-disease

Battambang to buy longan till Sept 13

The Battambang Provincial Administration has said it will continue to buy Ta Ngen and Kra’op (fragrant) longan directly from farmers till September 13, in an extension of a purchasing initiative meant to offset market stresses created by Covid-related export problems. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/battambang-buy-longan-till-sept-13

Cattle vaccination campaign to stop skin disease kicks off

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has launched a Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) vaccination campaign for cattle as the disease has spread to several provinces and infected more than 30,000 animals. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cattle-vaccination-campaign-stop-skin-disease-kicks

Industry prepares the ground for longan

Cambodian Xing Can Shi Pin Co Ltd has reportedly earmarked $11.2 million to set up a factory to process cashew nuts and produce dried mangoes, pineapples, jackfruits and longan, in Kampong Speu province’s northwesternmost Oral district, offering a ray of solace to the Kingdom’s beleaguered ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/industry-prepares-ground-longan

Invest in longan processing: ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has called for increased private sector investment in longan processing for export, as the Kingdom seeks to negotiate market access with phytosanitary authorities in a number of countries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/invest-longan-processing-ministry

Thailand expected to open door to Cambodian longan

Cambodia expects Thailand to allow Pailin longan imports into its market as usual, after China on August 17 partially lifted a ban on Thai longan that it imposed four days earlier over contamination with mealybugs. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/thailand-expected-open-door-cambodian-longan

China’s Thailand ban puts longan in pickle

An indefinite Chinese ban on Thai longan imposed on August 13 over contamination with mealybugs has thrown a wrench into Cambodian exports of the fruit to the neighbouring country, according to a senior Cambodian government official.​ ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinas-thailand-ban-puts-longan-pickle

Vietnam deal struck for longan exports amid Thai border closure

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on August 12 called on exporters of Pailin longan to divert their products from Thailand to Vietnam in light of the Covid-related Cambodia-Thai border closures, as the harvest season ramps up. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnam-deal-struck-longan-exports-amid-thai-border-closure

Ministry orders LSD vaccines

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has ordered two batches of vaccines from South Africa to fight the lumpy skin disease (LSD) that is infecting cattle in Cambodia. Officials in some provinces have already been vaccinating animals to reduce illness and deaths. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-orders-lsd-vaccines

Cattle for agricultural production only 0.84% for farming practices

Farmers depending on cattle such as cows or buffaloes in Cambodia accounts for only 0.84% of farming practices, while the rest, are using machinery. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50913320/cattle-for-agricultural-production-only-0-84-for-farming-practices/

Ministry of Environment to provide more livestock to protected areas

Since November 2020, the Ministry of Environment has implemented a policy of providing more livestock to people living in protected areas to help increase income and boost the livelihoods of families living in these areas with an aim to reduce committing forest crime, hunting, logging ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50913321/ministry-of-environment-to-provide-more-livestock-to-protected-areas/

Kingdom’s exports of organic foods to Oz set to gain boost

Cambodian organic exports to Australia are expected to gain more momentum after the government inked a deal with Lexmin Pty Ltd’s branch in the Kingdom, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-exports-organic-foods-oz-set-gain-boost

Lumpy Skin Disease jabs for cattle ordered to contain outbreak

Cambodia has ordered 200,000 doses Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) vaccines from Africa to inoculate cattle across the Kingdom and will order another 100,000 doses to contain the LSD outbreak which has reached nearly 7,000 cases nationwide. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908842/lumpy-skin-disease-jabs-for-cattle-ordered-to-contain-outbreak/

Kingdom’s cattle suffer outbreak of skin disease

Since the outbreak of lumpy skin disease (LSD) among cattle in early June, 6,804 cases have been recorded with the first detected infections in Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces followed by more cases in other provinces bordering Thailand. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdoms-cattle-suffer-outbreak-skin-disease

Closed Vietnam borders drive down prices of rice on domestic markets

Farmers in provinces bordering Vietnam are complaining about a drop in the price of rice in domestic markets due to an inability to export to Vietnam because of the closed border, leaving too much supply in Cambodia and not enough demand. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/closed-vietnam-borders-drive-down-prices-rice-domestic-markets

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