Agriculture and fishing

Fishing, fisheries and aquaculture

No fishing during fish spawning

The Kampong Cham province fishery community director Eng Nam has called on the fishing community not to fish during the spawning season which started last month until October. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902847/no-fishing-during-fish-spawning/

Five Mekong giant catfish to be released into the rivers

The Wonders of the Mekong Project along with fisheries officials have received five Mekong giant catfish from a local farmer and that they will be released into the river. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899478/five-mekong-giant-catfish-to-be-released-into-the-rivers/

Fisheries exports surge over 52%

Cambodia exported a total of 2,092 tones of fisheries products in the first half of 2021, surging 52.47 per cent over the same period last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/fisheries-exports-surge-over-52

Pursat fishing crimes crack down results in seized gear

The campaign to catch and prosecute people committing large-scale fishing crimes in the Tonle Sap Lake flooded forest area in Krakor, Kandieng and Bakan districts in Pursat province is yielding results.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-fishing-crimes-crack-down-results-seized-gear

Thirty arrested for fishing illegally

Pursat province’s fisheries authorities who went on their enforcement operations down at the Tonle Sap lake arrested 30 men red-handed for illegal fishing yesterday. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891881/thirty-arrested-for-fishing-illegally/

Fish farming communities established in five provinces

The establishment and management of fish farming communities in 25 locations across five provinces has been strengthened with nearly four million breeder fish released into natural reservoirs, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/fish-farming-communities-established-five-provinces

Capfish project swimming along: minister

The Cambodia Programme for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Fisheries Sector (Capfish) is going swimmingly and the Kingdom is examining other opportunities for policy and engagement to maintain steady growth in the field.   ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/capfish-project-swimming-along-minister

Call for protection of resources on 19th National Fish Day

To celebrate today’s 19th National Fish Day, Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon has called on all fisherman to implement the seven recommendations of Prime Minister Hun Sen to protect and conserve fishery resources. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50884603/call-for-protection-of-resources-on-19th-national-fish-day/

Farmed fish yield rises by nearly 200 percent in last five years

Farmed fish production has increased by 197 percent in the last five years, thanks to the government’s policy on boosting local production. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50878183/farmed-fish-yield-rises-by-nearly-200-percent-in-last-five-years/

Cambodia’s fish consumption up despite supply, market challenges

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced that fish consumption in Cambodia has increased, with one person consuming on average 52.4kg of fish per year. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodias-fish-consumption-despite-supply-market-challenges

Floating home owners seek assistance

Over 1,500 floating houses and fish farming cages have been dismantled and evacuated from the rivers in Phnom Penh, according to Phnom Penh municipal police spokesman San Sok Seyha. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floating-home-owners-seek-assistance

Fishing communities get funds

The government continues to provide funding to 150 fishing communities in the amount of four million riel ($1,000) each for community management and fisheries management, flood protection, patrols, conservation and management planning. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fishing-communities-get-funds

Siem Reap fishery officials pumping water to save protected fish species

Siem Reap provincial Fisheries Administration officials are rehabilitating and pumping water into streams, canals and reservoirs in the Boeung Pearaing breeder conservation area to save fish species. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-fishery-officials-pumping-water-save-protected-fish-species

Tonle Sap fish catch declines due to nature and human harm

The Tonle Sap, which contributed over half the fish produced in Cambodia, is now faced with a serious threat in fish catch due to loss of flooded forest, climate change, upstream dams and illegal fishing activities. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50865777/tonle-sap-fish-catch-declines-due-to-nature-and-human-harm/

Kampot creates commission to tackle fisheries crimes

The Kampot Provincial Administration has decided to set up a commission for the suppression of fisheries offences. Provincial hall spokesman Vit Vathana told The Post on May 19 that the commission will carry out measures such as spreading the word about restricted conservation areas, educating ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-creates-commission-tackle-fisheries-crimes

Illegal imports sinking local aquaculture

While local aquaculture has started to grow significantly in recent years, the business community is increasingly facing competition from illegal imports, according to the Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/illegal-imports-sinking-local-aquaculture

20K tonnes of fish left unsold

President of the Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA) has requested that relevant ministries find a solution to the more than 20,000 tonnes of aquaculture fish left unsold as imports flood the market. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/20k-tonnes-fish-left-unsold

Agriculture Ministry lifts ban on farmed fish imported from Vietnam

The Ministry of Agriculture has removed the temporary ban on the import of four kinds of farmed fish and fishery products from Vietnam. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50812385/agriculture-ministry-lifts-ban-on-farmed-fish-imported-from-vietnam/

Tonle Sap fishermen claim a decline in fishing yield due to environmental factors

Some fishermen living in core areas of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve in Kampong Thom province claim that fishing yields have been declining over the last three years due to low water levels in the wet season, forest fires in the dry season and climate ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810402/tonle-sap-fishermen-claim-a-decline-in-fishing-yield-due-to-environmental-factors/

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