Agriculture

Agricultural production

Workers of Vietnamese-owned Hoang Anh Gia Lai still suffer years after plantation closes

For nearly three years, about 300 local workers, 50% of them women, worked in a Vietnamese banana plantation belonging to Hoang Anh Gia Lai Joint Stock Co (HAGL), covering 245 hectares in Talao commune, Andong Meas district in Ratanakiri province. ...

Him Khortieth
https://cambojanews.com/workers-of-vietnamese-owned-hoang-anh-gia-lai-still-suffer-years-after-plantation-closes/

Ministry of Agriculture bats for production of quality fertilizers

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries encouraged farmers to use fertilizers produced by the local firms as that would help growth the production of fertilizers. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501501029/ministry-of-agriculture-bats-for-production-of-quality-fertilizers/

Cambodia’s garments and agricultural products continue to drive export growth

Cambodia’s export sector has demonstrated resilience, with a slight increase of 1.2 percent in exports during the first 11 months of 2023. According to a report released by the General Department of Customs and Excise, the country exported goods worth $20.5 billion, compared to $20.24 ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406845/cambodias-garments-and-agricultural-products-continue-to-drive-export-growth/

Cambodia to turn family farming to strategic production for export

​Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet told a Vietnamese company yesterday that Cambodia is setting a goal to turn family farming into a strategic production for export. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406135/cambodia-to-turn-family-farming-to-strategic-production-for-export/

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
https://kiripost.com/stories/timor-leste-buys-4000-tons-of-cambodia-rice

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363731/fao-says-cambodian-wholesale-rice-prices-stable-or-higher-last-month/

Pailin province to buy crops from local farms

Pailin provincial governor Ban Sreymom has unveiled a new initiative to purchase agricultural products from smallholding farmers, with the aim of boosting local produce and promoting organic farming. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pailin-province-buy-crops-local-farms

Cambodia reserves $100 mln for boosting agriculture: PM

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Manet said on Tuesday that the government has reserved $100 million for boosting the country’s agricultural sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501351567/cambodia-reserves-100-mln-for-boosting-agriculture-pm/

Cattle farmers concerned by falling prices, illegal imports

A large number of cattle raisers have complained that cow prices have fallen and not many traders have been buying cows for more than a month. A local livestock raising association has suggested that falling prices may be due to an increase in meat imports ...

Van Socheata 
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cattle-farmers-concerned-falling-prices-illegal-imports

Kingdom’s raw cashew output down nearly 16%

The Kingdom’s raw cashew production in the first seven months of the year reached only 620,000 tonnes, a decline of 15.9 percent compared to the same period last year while Vietnam remained the top buyer, importing around 95.32 percent of all raw cashew produced in ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501346158/kingdoms-raw-cashew-output-down-nearly-16/

Tycoon’s son receives 6,234 hectares in Botum Sakor National Park

A company linked to the son of tycoon Ly Yong Phat received a 6,234 hectare concession inside Botum Sakor National Park, according to a January sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen and published on Wednesday. ...

Eung Sea
https://cambojanews.com/tycoons-son-receives-6234-hectares-in-botum-sakor-national-park/

“National cashew policy 2022-2027” officially launched

“National Cashew Policy 2022-2027” has officially been launched to increase productivity and competitiveness of Cambodia’s cashew, one of the country’s priority agro-industrial crops. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501309282/national-cashew-policy-2022-2027-officially-launched/

UN, EU supporting SMEs involved in fisheries in Cambodia via Capfish-Capture program

Capfish-Capture, a project organized by the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), is giving technical and financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Cambodia’s fishing industry to promote compliance with international food safety standards, allow SMEs to upgrade their machinery, connect SMEs with microfinance ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501287791/un-eu-supporting-smes-involved-in-fisheries-in-cambodia-via-capfish-capture-program/

Q1 milled rice exports soar to $126M on Europe sales uptick

Cambodia exported milled rice worth $126 million overseas in the first three months of 2023 – an increase of $20.9 million, or about 19.9 per cent, over the same period last year, according to data from the General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/q1-milled-rice-exports-soar-126m-europe-sales-uptick

Cambodia may invest in Cuban rice production

Cambodia is considering investing in rice production in Cuba to help strengthen the Caribbean island nation’s capacity to ensure food security, as well as to increase the presence of the Kingdom’s varieties of the stable crop in international markets. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-may-invest-cuban-rice-production

Takeo farmer’s diversification bet pays off

A farmer in Takeo province is reaping the benefits of diversification on his 1.6ha land in Borei Cholsar district. Previously, Sem Savry grew three crops of rice a year, but now, in addition to his rice, he feeds river shrimp and geese, and grows coconuts. ...

Rann Reuy
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/takeo-farmers-diversification-bet-pays

Minister of Agriculture chaired a meeting to review the implementation process of ELC investment projects

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr. Dith Tina, chaired a meeting to review the implementation of economic land concession investment projects at the ministry on March 16 to provide additional guidance to participate in solving economic land concessions effectively and benefit the national ...

Phnom Penh Post Staff
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2023-03-17-0245-248103.html

Rain, cold weather expected to dampen cashew nut output

The Cashew nut Association of Cambodia (CAC) requested that relevant authorities speed up the implementation of a national cashew nut policy amid unfavourable weather conditions that experts predict will lower Cambodia’s overall cashew output for 2023. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rain-cold-weather-expected-dampen-cashew-nut-output

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