Agricultural production

Livestock farming

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

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

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

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

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/

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

Department of Agriculture urges farmers to shift from traditional farming techniques to more efficient techniques

Officials of the Stung Treng Provincial Department of Agriculture urged farmers who are growing vegetables and involved in traditional animal husbandry to apply more efficient and effective agricultural practices to increase the yield of their crops, both in products and livestock. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899457/department-of-agriculture-urges-farmers-to-shift-from-traditional-farming-techniques-to-more-efficient-techniques/

Pig imports fall to 15 percent of demand as more turn to farming

Cambodia is importing less pork as local farmers breed more pigs in order to take advantage of stable and higher prices for the commodity. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897550/pig-imports-fall-to-15-percent-of-demand-as-more-turn-to-farming/

Border provinces confirm Lumpy Skin Disease in cattle

The first cases of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) have been diagnosed in cattle in provinces bordering Thailand. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50883831/border-provinces-confirm-lumpy-skin-disease-in-cattle/

BirdLife pilots buffalo breeding project to cut down on hunting

BirdLife International Cambodia is testing a new buffalo breeding project by giving farmers female buffalo to breed as an alternative to hunting. The project aims to put an end to hunting in the Boeung Prek Lpov Protected Landscape in Takeo province’s Koh Andet and Borei Cholsar ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/birdlife-pilots-buffalo-breeding-project-cut-down-hunting

Farm crayfish easy to feed, worth ‘billions’

Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon has urged the Cambodia Amazing Aquaculture Technological Co Ltd (CAAT) to expand crabfish farming from 25ha to 100ha as there is much potential for export to international markets. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/farm-crayfish-easy-feed-worth-billions

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/

$50 million emergency fund for small and medium enterprises

The government yesterday launched a $50million special fund for small and medium Enterprise (SMEs) to boost competitiveness, productivity and daily business operations amid the impact of the pandemic Covid-19 and a 20 percent withdrawal of zero tariffs under the EU’s Everything but Arms (EBA) trade ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50702354/50-million-emergency-fund-for-small-and-medium-enterprises/

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

Contract farming schemes rising: Ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture said the number of contract farming schemes is increasing remarkably, helping enhance productivity and market access for farmers. From January to August, a total of 91 contract farming schemes were inked in various sectors, including rice, sugarcane and livestock production, the ministry ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50639917/contract-farming-schemes-rising-ministry/

Slaughterhouses get disinfectant spraying machines to fight ASF

The General Department of Animal Health and Production and the Cambodia Livestock Raisers Association (CLRA) on Sunday distributed 10 spraying machines and 155 litres of disinfectant to 10 slaughterhouses to combat African swine fever (ASF). CLRA president Srun Pov told The Post on Sunday that ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/slaughterhouses-get-disinfectant-spraying-machines-fight-asf

Ministry calls on public participation in ASF prevention

The Agriculture Minister has called on the public, most importantly farmers, to provide information on cases of African Swine Fever to prevent the virus from spreading any further while pigs continue to die in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district. According to an announcement by the ministry issued ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50628127/ministry-calls-on-public-participation-in-asf-prevention/

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