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

Non-timber forest products in Angkor Park provide lifeline to Angkor villagers

Willughbeia edulis, Korlan, Burmese grape, and some wild fruits have already started to be harvested from the forest in Angkor Park, providing additional income for local people, said the APSARA National Authority. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1052779/non-timber-forest-products-in-angkor-park-provide-lifeline-to-angkor-villagers/

IBIS Rice programme set to recruit more farmers

The Sansom Mlup Prey Organisation (SMP) announced it is recruiting farmers to join its IBIS Rice programme. Members will carry out organic rice cultivation and wildlife rescue in four provinces – Stung Treng, Ratanakkiri, Mondulkiri and Preah Vihear. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ibis-rice-programme-set-recruit-more-farmers

Rubber latex, wood exports worth over $77M in Jan-Feb

Cambodia netted more than $77 million from rubber latex and wood exports in the first two months of 2022, according to data released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery’s General Directorate of Rubber. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-latex-wood-exports-worth-over-77m-jan-feb

Dry season rice cultivation exceeding plans: ministry

Dry-season rice cultivation has already exceeded the amount planned by more than a third, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dry-season-rice-cultivation-exceeding-plans-ministry

Battambang may list pineapple, paddy as collective brands

The Battambang provincial Department of Commerce is eyeing two more promising agricultural products typical of the province to register as “collective brands”, in a bid to nurture and preserve the knowledge and traditions of local growers, and provide an ideal springboard for more sightseers to ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/battambang-may-list-pineapple-paddy-collective-brands

No major impact on rice exports from Ukraine war: CRF

The Russia-Ukraine war will have no significant influence on Cambodian milled-rice exports, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/no-major-impact-rice-exports-ukraine-war-crf

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

Botum Sakor residents defiant as authorities threaten to clear shelters

Koh Kong authorities have threatened to tear down shelters built by residents of Botum Sakor district on land the locals say was taken from them by sugarcane plantations run by CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/botum-sakor-residents-defiant-as-authorities-threaten-to-clear-shelters/

Mixed emotions as EU revokes import tariffs on long grain Cambodian rice

With the EU rolling back import tariffs on long grain white rice from Cambodia and Myanmar, market participants expect a rise in shipments from Cambodian exporters who were however still skeptical due to continued high freight rates. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501009558/mixed-emotions-as-eu-revokes-import-tariffs-on-long-grain-cambodian-rice/

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

Processed cashew nut export to Japan to hit new high

Chey Sambo Cashew Nut Processing Handicraft in Kampong Thom province has planned to scale up the amount of processed cashew nuts for exports to Japan this year, after experiencing successful exports last year, which resulted in huge support in the Japanese market. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501007944/processed-cashew-nut-export-to-japan-to-hit-new-high/

Peppercorn exports sprout 457% to nearly 28K tonnes

Cambodia shipped out about 27,730.07 tonnes of peppercorn – both geographical indication- (GI) branded Kampot pepper and non-GI cultivars – in the first 11 months of 2021, up 456.53 per cent year-on-year, with Vietnam as the top buyer, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/peppercorn-exports-sprout-457-nearly-28k-tonnes

Rice exports top 3M tonnes in Jan-Oct

Even as a shipping-container shortage and rising transportation costs stymie the growth of milled rice exports to European and other Western markets, Cambodia managed to ship out 3,119,829 tonnes of the crop abroad, worth $957.30 million, in the first 10 months of 2021, according to ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-exports-top-3m-tonnes-jan-oct

Milled-rice exports surge 43% in Jul-Sept

Cambodia exported 130,248 tonnes of milled rice in July-September valued at more than $81 million, representing a 42.95-per-cent rise in volume from the 91,115 tonnes posted in the same period last year, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) reported earlier this week. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/milled-rice-exports-surge-43-jul-sept

Agricultural exports up 46 percent in first nine months

Some 3,894,485 tonnes of agricultural products, besides milled rice and paddy rice, have been exported to foreign markets during the first nine months of this year, despite the global COVID-19 crisis. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50945748/agricultural-exports-up-46-percent-in-first-nine-months/

Droughts caused about $100 million in rice-production losses

Rice production losses caused by droughts came to an estimated $100 million in the Kingdom, a Ministry of Environment report said. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50943617/droughts-caused-about-100-million-in-rice-production-losses/

Spice community ready to enter into Mena region

The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF), in collaboration with USAID-funded Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II project (Harvest II), on September 20 virtually launched the “Export Mission to the Middle East and North Africa” programme. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spice-community-ready-enter-mena-region

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