Agricultural production

Livestock farming

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/

Project aids uptick in family chicken farming

Family-based chicken farming is on the rise in Cambodia, thanks in part to a $1.35 million project funded by the EU, said an NGO, People in Need Cambodia (Pin). Pin said over the past two years, Cambodian families have raised nearly 90 per cent more ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/project-aids-uptick-family-chicken-farming

Ministry holds workshop on ASF control

The recent outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China has put the Kingdom’s authorities on alert, with Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday holding a workshop on the measures to be taken in order to keep the Kingdom free of the disease. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-holds-workshop-asf-control

Farmers remain sceptical even as local prices for pigs double

The outlook of local farmer’s remained dismal even as the price of pigs doubled during the second quarter, with many of them pointing to a lack of government regulation as a factor that is sowing market unreliability. Rising to $2.20 per kilogram from just over ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/farmers-remain-sceptical-even-local-prices-pigs-double

Government acts to end monopolies in abattoir business

In a bid to increase fair competition in the abattoir business, the Ministry of Agriculture issued a new directive last week that eradicates exclusive rights to operate abattoirs in Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50109451/government-acts-end-monopolies-abattoir-business/

Illegal imports hogging local market for pigs, say farmers

Cambodian pig farmers are facing a mounting crisis as the price of pigs has continued to plummet, with many blaming local officials for allowing Vietnam to illegally import pigs across the border, representatives from a farmers association said at a press conference yesterday. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/illegal-imports-hogging-local-market-pigs-say-farmers

Chinese firm to help raise pigs in Cambodia

The Ministry of Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese agricultural company to provide technical assistance in developing pig production in Cambodia. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firm-help-raise-pigs-cambodia

Japanese mull $1m Kirirom pig farm

Japan-based Kakegawa Yeat Pig Farm plans to invest $1 million to develop a large pig farm in Cambodia, according to local media reports. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080361/japanese-mull-1m-kirirom-pig-farm/

Row over illegal livestock trade

The Agriculture Ministry has said it can’t control illegal imports of livestock from neighbouring countries, arguing customs officials must take responsibility for the issue.​ ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39216/row-over-illegal-livestock-trade/

Struggling to compete, pig farmers request Government to curb imports

Agribusiness tycoon Mong Reththy met with the agriculture minister on Tuesday to seek help for pig farmers who complain they are struggling to compete with cheaper imports from Vietnam and Thailand. ...

Buth Kimsay
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/struggling-to-compete-pig-farmers-request-government-to-curb-imports-129842/

Pig farmers form taskforce to curb illicit smuggling

Cambodia’s pig farmers created a new taskforce yesterday to combat pig smuggling along Cambodia’s borders that is leading to falling prices for domestic producers. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pig-farmers-form-taskforce-curb-illicit-smuggling

Pigs call first dibs on feed

AGRO-Industrial conglomerate Mong Reththy Group inaugurated its first feed mill on Friday, with the factory’s production line aimed foremost at supplying the group’s industrial pig-rearing operation, a company executive said yesterday.​ ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pigs-call-first-dibs-feed

Small pig farmers edged out

Cambodia’s small family-run pig farming businesses seem to be roughing it out in an unpredictable market with fluctuating pork prices while facing stiff competition from the illegal flood of cheap imported live pigs from neighboring countries. To add salt to their wounds, the high price ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28905/small-pig-farmers-edged-out/

Government to push fish farming

The government has set an annual target of producing 1.2 million tons of fish in farms within the next three years to support high local demand and to reduce the flood of imports from neighboring countries, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28196/government-to-push-fish-farming/

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