Biofuel crops

Cassava

Agri ministry sounds alarm over mosaic disease

The agriculture ministry has expressed concern about the alarming spread of mosaic disease in cassava farms across Cambodia, which they say could worsen and cause an overall decrease in yields of the cash crop. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agri-ministry-sounds-alarm-over-mosaic-disease

Agro-industry parks set for three provinces

The government has identified three target provinces in which to develop Agri-Food Industrial Parks, with industry experts urging the elevation of the initiative to special economic zone (SEZ) equivalent status, so as to promote agricultural production in Cambodia. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agro-industry-parks-set-three-provinces

400K tonnes of cassava for SW China

Cambodia will export 400,000 tonnes of dried cassava to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region “from March 2022 to March 2023”, under a new agreement between the Ministry of Commerce and the southwestern Chinese region, according to the ministry. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/400k-tonnes-cassava-sw-china

Cassava exports up nearly 22.1%

The Kingdom exported 2,793,729.92 tonnes of cassava in 2021, up by nearly 22.1 per cent from a year earlier, as industry players note that domestic wholesale prices of the tubers remain elevated compared with average 2020 rates. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-exports-nearly-221

Kingdom’s largest rice exporter leads farmers in diversifying crops

Amru Rice, Cambodia’s largest producer and exporter of the grain, is working with its farmers to diversify beyond the country’s largest agriculture product and grow other foodstuffs, including black pepper, cassava and cashews. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926884/kingdoms-largest-rice-exporter-leads-farmers-in-diversifying-crops/

Cambodia is the 10th largest cassava grower in the world

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has identified Cambodia as the fourth largest cassava grower in Asia and the 10th largest in the world. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50909841/cambodia-is-the-10th-largest-cassava-grower-in-the-world/

$4 million generated from cassava exports per year

Cambodia generates from $3.5 to 4 million a year from the exports of fresh cassava and cassava starch and chips, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ​​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50876487/4-million-generated-from-cassava-exports-per-year/

Cassava, cashew nut, mango exports to Vietnam up almost 149%

Cambodia exported more than 1.11 million tonnes of cassava, cashew nuts and fresh mangoes to Vietnam in the first three months of 2021, up by nearly 149 per cent despite the two countries tightening their borders over fears of the spread of Covid-19. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-cashew-nut-mango-exports-vietnam-almost-149

Cassava prices jump on lacklustre harvest

Cassava prices in the provinces bordering Thailand and Vietnam increased during the 2020-2021 harvest season as a result of lower crop yields, according to two top provincial commerce officials. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-prices-jump-lacklustre-harvest

‘Robust’ new cassava policy aims to diversify farming and boost exports

The launch of Cambodia’s National Cassava Policy 2020-2025 yesterday delivered new energy to the boosting of production and exports for the crop. This policy sets robust commitments for the diversification of Cambodia’s economic bases away from traditional sectors. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803999/robust-new-cassava-policy-aims-to-diversify-farming-and-boost-exports/

Mondulkiri’s potato production is struck by seed shortage

The ministry of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries’ potato production in Mondulkiri, a northeastern province of Cambodia, has been hampered by a lack of seed, a provincial senior official revealed. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50796917/mondulkiris-potato-production-is-struck-by-seed-shortage/

Cassava prices up on delayed harvests

Cassava prices in Cambodia’s northwest corridor have skyrocketed to astonishing heights in the wake of the recent massive floods that have compromised yields in one of Kingdom’s most fertile regions. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-prices-delayed-harvests

Cassava prices increase as harvest starts

From November this year, the cassava harvest season starts in some provinces while the price of cassava reportedly saw an increase compared to that of last year, as this year’s yield is projected to be lower due to flash floods. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783945/cassava-prices-increase-as-harvest-starts/

Cassava price up as harvest starts

As the 2020-2021 harvest season kicks off, cassava prices in the powerhouse provinces of Preah Vihear and Tbong Khmum register a slight uptick compared to the same period last year. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-price-harvest-starts

Red corn prices tumble as growers switch to cassava

The wholesale price of fresh red corn in northwestern Battambang province dipped more than seven per cent from the year-ago period as this year’s first harvest reached 30 per cent completion, provincial Department of Commerce director Kim Hout said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/red-corn-prices-tumble-growers-switch-cassava

Cassava exports jump slightly, but disappoint

Cambodia exported 1,115,365 tonnes of cassava to the international market in the first three months of this year, inching up around 1.6 per cent from 1,097,803 in the year-ago period, said a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-exports-jump-slightly-disappoint

Border opening on table

Cambodia and Thailand are in talks to open more border gates to import and export agricultural products after the two countries largely closed their borders amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Held on Tuesday on the Thai side of the border, the Cambodian delegation was led by ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/border-opening-table

Cassava price remains steady

The price of cassava in provinces bordering Thailand remains steady during the 2019-2020 harvest season which is currently about 60 per cent complete, officials said. Cambodia’s cassava is mostly grown in Battambang, Pailin, Banteay Meanchey, Kratie and Kampong Thom provinces. The crop is planted in ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-price-remains-steady

Cassava more fruitful than rice in Kingdom, says UNDP study

The government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have called on farmers to grow cassava as a national policy on cassava production nears finalisation.  A UNDP study on Friday found that investing in cassava can result in higher yields than investing in rice, rice ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-more-fruitful-rice-kingdom-says-undp-study

Ministry calls for stricter controls to stop cassava virus

The Ministry of Agriculture is calling for stricter border controls after 12 provinces recently reported cases of the mosaic virus in cassava plantations, according to a ministry official. The cassava mosaic virus has been spreading around the country through the work of farmers but originates from ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50620241/ministry-calls-for-stricter-controls-to-stop-cassava-virus/

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