Fisheries production

Fish farming and aquaculture

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

Fish farmers resist as lake is drained

Some 60 per cent of 302 families living at Boeung Samrong lake in Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov district agreed to accept compensation as authorities began draining the lake in preparation for increasing its depth, said Prek Pnov administration chief Sim Sophorng. However, the remaining residents ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fish-farmers-resist-lake-drained

Capital fish farms to relocate

Owners of fish farms in Boeung Samrong lake located in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district have been ordered to leave by the municipal authority. The Phnom Penh authority on Monday issued a notice ordering the owners of fish farms in the lake to move within ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-fish-farms-relocate

High feed costs driving people away from snakehead farming

One year after lifting a decade-old ban on snakehead fish farming, the number of aquatic farms growing the fish remains surprisingly low, with the high cost of feeding them driving many away from what could otherwise be a very lucrative business. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5088049/high-feed-costs-driving-people-away-snakehead-farming/

EIA study for marine fish farm

The investor in Cambodia’s first large scale marine fish farm project in Preah Sihanouk province, that was approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) in April, has been asked to submit an environmental impact assessment study to the Ministry of Environment before ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079194/eia-study-marine-fish-farm/

Fish farm project on the table

A Chinese firm and its local partner have floated a proposal for a $100 million aquaculture project in Cambodia that would include fish farms, a feed mill and a fish processing plant. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fish-farm-project-table

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/

Norwegian firm plans to build $24M fish farm

Norwegian firm Vitamar AS Co plans to invest $24 million into a large-scale marine fish farm in Cambodia’s Preah Sihanouk province, state news agency AKP reported yesterday.   ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/norwegian-firm-plans-build-24m-fish-farm

Drought prompts calls for fish farms, imports

The prolonged drought is raising fears that domestic fish supplies will be so depleted that the Kingdom may need to start importing fish to compensate for a shortfall at markets, officials said. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24523/drought-prompts-calls-for-fish-farms--imports/

Ministry wants snakehead fish farms again

The Ministry of Agriculture will ask Prime Minister Hun Sen to lift a ban on snakehead fish farms to reduce reliance on foreign food sources and raise the income of farmers, officials said on Thursday. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ministry-wants-snakehead-fish-farms-again-111619/

The cowboys of the Mekong

The calls almost always come at night. Three or four times a month, the mobile phone of Koh Pdao’s river guard outpost will ring. A villager has spotted illegal fishermen somewhere along a 10-kilometer stretch of brushy island shore and wants them caught. ...

Aisha Down
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/15312/the-cowboys-of-the-mekong/

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