Agriculture and fishing

Fishing, fisheries and aquaculture

PM donates fish to Administration

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday donated hundreds of two species of fish to the Agriculture Ministry’s Fisheries Administration so that it can dole them out to farmers. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756552/pm-donates-fish-to-administration/

First half-year figures see rise in fish breeding

Fish production during the first half of this year reached close to one billion, marking a nearly one percent rise from figures recorded in the same period last year. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749133/first-half-year-figures-see-rise-in-fish-breeding/

Aquaculture urged as fish yield plummets

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday encouraged farmers to engage in sustainable aquaculture activities to promote domestic production, and in turn, boost the national economy. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744767/aquaculture-urged-as-fish-yield-plummets/

Aquaculture sector takes off in Cambodia

Cambodia has seen remarkable increase of aquaculture with in the last decade, according to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Minister Veng Sakhon, shared the notice recently underlining that Cambodia’s aquafarming rose from 50,000 tonnes in 2009 to more than 300,000 tonnes in 2019. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743003/aquaculture-sector-takes-off-in-cambodia/

Fish, frogs to boost local food supply

The government has disbursed more than $4.5 million to boost aquaculture production and domestic market supply amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon told The Post on Monday that in boosting agricultural production, the ministry has received financing from development ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fish-frogs-boost-local-food-supply

Law enforcement must safeguard fish species

The Fisheries Administration and WWF yesterday urged the government to implement strict law enforcement on the illegal fishery and trade of endangered fish in the Mekong River. The WWF report stated 35 species of fish, including the Giant Barb and Isok Barb are classified as ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740956/law-enforcement-must-safeguard-fish-species/

Agriculture ministry calls for tighter protection of forests and fisheries

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has directed its municipal and provincial departments to take measures to prevent forestry and fisheries crimes. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-ministry-calls-tighter-protection-forests-and-fisheries

Cambodia aquaculture thrives amid coronavirus pandemic

Cambodia’s fish farming and aquaculture continue to rise in the local market despite the adverse effects felt in many other sectors in the Kingdom from coronavirus. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731637/cambodia-aquaculture-thrives-amid-coronavirus-pandemic/

Guidelines for closed fishing season released

The Fisheries Administration banned the use of some fishing gears during the closed fishing season, which will begin early June, to contribute to the preservation and protection of fishery resources for future generations.​ ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50724664/guidelines-for-closed-fishing-season-released/

Gov’t bans fish exports

The government has suspended fish exports in an effort to stabilise domestic supply in the face of the spreading coronavirus. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-bans-fish-exports

Japanese firm to conduct study on investment in aquaculture industry in Cambodia

A Japanese firm has been conducting a study on investment possibility in raising Tilapia – a freshwater fish species in Cambodia, according to JICA.​ ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50704397/japanese-firm-to-conduct-study-on-investment-in-aquaculture-industry-in-cambodia/

MRC story on livelihoods of fishing communities along the Mekong

The Mekong River Committee (MRC) today released a report on safeguarding livelihoods for fishing communities in Mekong countries, including Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698419/mrc-story-on-livelihoods-of-fishing-communities-along-the-mekong

Prahok season begins

The Agriculture Ministry’s Fisheries Administration yesterday said that prahok makers should rush to produce fermented fish paste and smoked fish as catches are currently high. Eng Chea San, director general for the Fishery Administration, said that in the 2019-2020 fishing season, water from Tonle Sap lake ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667520/prahok-season-begins/

Officials to meet on Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer

On Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, record low water levels have plunged fishing communities into crisis but with warnings of “severe drought”, there are concerns the situation will get even worse.​ ...

Leonie Kijewski
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/officials-meet-mekong-crisis-fishing-communities-suffer-191125070104119.html

Export of fishery products sinks in first nine months

Cambodia exported 10,980 tonnes of fishery products in the first nine months of this year – down 0.5 per cent from the same period last year – a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report said. The Kingdom exported 7,000 tonnes of fresh fish (60 ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/export-fishery-products-sinks-first-nine-months

Fishing season begins with ministry calling for permits

Fishing season has officially begun and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has encouraged people to apply for permits and respect the law as they set lures, nets and traps to catch their haul. The 2019-20 fishing season varies between five to eight months ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fishing-season-begins-ministry-calling-permits

Authorities bust illegal fishing

At least 1,843 cases of illegal fishing were busted by the authorities in the last eight months and 19 out of 89 perpetrators were imprisoned by the court, said a report on the overall result of fisheries crimes cracked down nationwide. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/authorities-bust-illegal-fishing

Appetite software could be adapted to Mekong fish farms

A newly developed fish-appetite detection system for aquaculture could be adapted for fish farms in the Lower Mekong region, it was reported Monday. Catch and Culture – Environment, the fisheries and environment newsletter of the Mekong River Commission,   said the system had been developed by Umitron ...

Thmey Thmey Staff
https://cambodianess.com/article/appetite-software-could-be-adapted-to-mekong-fish-farms

EU supplies fishery sector with $100 million

Outgoing EU Ambassador George Edgar met with Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday, when he finalised arrangements to officially announce a $100 million grant for the Kingdom’s fishery sector amidst a review of the Kingdom’s trade status. Kao Kim Hourn, delegate minister attached to the Prime ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635157/eu-supplies-fishery-sector-with-100-million/

Men nabbed for dolphin zone fishing

Two men have been placed in pre-trial detention for “fishing using electric shock devices” in a Mekong River Irrawaddy dolphin conservation zone in Kratie province. A 104kg, 1.98m male dolphin was found dead in the same preservation area on Sunday after its flipper became entangled ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/men-nabbed-dolphin-zone-fishing

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