Agriculture and fishing

Fishing, fisheries and aquaculture

Empowering fishing community with skills

A small community of houses sit on the edge of a tranquil stretch of river in Kampot, where ecotourism project Trapaeng Sangkae Community Fisheries has breathed new life into the area, offering residents an extra form of income while helping to conserve this delicate riverine ...

Yatt Malai

Illegal fishing crackdown showing strong progress

Over the past two years, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries detained 31 offenders and confiscated more than 1,400 electrofishing implements in the six provinces bordering Tonle Sap Lake. ... ...

Chea Sokny

EU support fisheries research

The EU is advancing the field of fisheries science in Cambodia by supporting students in their research and educational pursuits. The initiative aims to improve management efficiency within the sector and to empower students by developing their scientific skills, thereby broadening their career opportunities, especially ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Siem Reap forces targeting illegal fishing practices

The Siem Reap provincial authority, in collaboration with the Fisheries Administration’s (FiA) provincial cantonment, has initiated a campaign to inspect and address crimes in all fishing territories along Tonle Sap Lake. The campaign aims to educate fishermen about the prohibition of illegal fishing gear. ... ...

Chea Sokny

WWF-Cambodia, Kratie and Stung Treng Fisheries Administration provided equipment to support patrols along the Mekong River

WWF-Cambodia in collaboration with the Kratie and Stung Treng Fisheries Administration, provided necessary equipment to support patrols along the Mekong River to river guards and 10 community fisheries in both provinces on January 16, 2024. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Fishery firms must register all vessels in Kep province

Kep provincial authorities are planning to register each of the fishing vessels operating in the province, in order to ensure the legality of fishermen’s businesses and allow their catches to be exported. ... ...

Chea Sokny

Decline in fish stocks may affect food supply

Decline in the abundance of fisheries wealth may affect the food supply systems in the country, according to the latest research carried out by a group of faculty members at the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture within the Royal University of Agriculture. ... ...

Sreekanth Ravindran

Cambodia takes steps to eliminate illegal fishing practices

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is teaming up with Cambodia’s Fisheries Administration (FiA) to strengthen the country’s efforts against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Capacity building program launched to enhance fisheries conservation in Cambodia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has partnered with the European Union (EU) to implement a capacity building program aimed at enhancing the management of fisheries in Cambodia. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

FAO launches fisheries training

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has kicked off training to build fisheries stakeholder capacity in the management of fisheries, while improving the livelihoods of coastal community fisheries. ... ...

Yatt Malai

Call for stricter regulation on dolphin protection areas

A seven-year-old dolphin has been killed by an electric shock device, which is an illegal form of fishing, with the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) condemning the use of illegal fishing gear and vowing to crack down on perpetrators. ... ...

Rov Hongseng

Fish farming resumes amid market uptick, price surges

Fish farmers who had ceased operations in April due to plummeting fish prices have now resumed their activities, encouraged by the recent upturn in the market, according to the Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA). ... ...

Van Socheata

Cambodia boosts fish productivity with innovative fish way

Sleng Fishway, an Australia-supported fish way in Kralanh district, Siem Reap province, was officially opened yesterday, contributing to restoring fish migration and reconnecting healthy waterways between the Tonle Sap Lake and local communities. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Innovative fishway addresses Siem Reap fishery challenges

In a significant move towards sustainable fisheries in Cambodia, the Sleng Fishway in Siem Reap’s Kralanh district, the country’s first fishway, was formally unveiled on November 1. ... ...

Post Staff

Cambodia quality seal boosts food safety in fisheries processing sector

In a promising development for Cambodia's fisheries industry, Cambodia Quality Seal (CQS) has taken significant strides in addressing food safety concerns, positioning itself as a catalyst for positive change. ... ...

Seng Mengheng

CQS certification boosts fishery production

Upon receiving the Cambodia Quality Seal (CQS) for food safety, Suong Sophoan, who founded his namesake dried fish enterprise Kampong Thom province’s Stoung district, intends to boost monthly production from 500-2,500kg. ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Cambodian fisheries eye European market access

Shetty Thombathu, chief technical adviser to the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), said the UN agency and the Fisheries Administration (FiA) under Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries are collaborating to ensure that the Kingdom’s fisheries products meet EU regulations and standards for access ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

NatureLife fund K Thom evidence warehouse

NatureLife Cambodia, a conservation NGO, has aided in the creation of a new storage facility near the environmental sub-office in Peam Bang commune’s Balot village of Kampong Thom province’s Stong district. ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

P Sihanouk authorities urge registration of fishing boats

Preah Sihanouk provincial administration has ordered the fishing community in the province to register their fishing boats at the one window service in Sihanoukville. ... ...

Son Minea

EU funds empower fishing communities

Action Education (formerly Aide et Action), a French organisation, is leading project CO-SAVED, which aims to aid nearly 400,000 citizens within fishing communities who are adapting to climate change. ... ...

Long Kimmarita

FiA clamp down on piranha importation and online marketing

The Fisheries Administration (FiA) has announced the confiscation and destruction of piranhas, a notorious species of carnivorous fish with razor-sharp teeth, that it said had been smuggled into Cambodia. ... ...

Van Socheata

Aquaculturist Association asks China for support to elevate the sector

President of Cambodia Aquaculturist Association (CAA), Sok Raden, said the nation’s aquaculture sector faces challenges, including fish species and technical training. ... ...

Yatt Malai

Crackdowns on Illegal fishing during closed season

Fisheries authorities in Stung Treng province have been cracking down on illegal fishing since the close of the fishing season at the beginning of May. They have been working to intercept illegal fishermen for the past month. ... ...

Nang Veasna

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