Meet focuses on technology’s role in sustainable agriculture

The state-run Agriculture and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) is hosting the three-day 47th Association of Development Financing Institutions (DFIs) in Asia and the Pacific’s (ADFIAP) annual meetings that kicked off in Phnom Penh, yesterday, outlining the role of technology and innovation in enhancing agricultural productivity, ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489148/meet-focuses-on-technologys-role-in-sustainable-agriculture/

Agriculture seen as key driver of Cambodia’s economic growth

Agriculture sector remains one of the economic drivers of Cambodia’s economic growth despite its share of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) has shrunk. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501405986/agriculture-seen-as-key-driver-of-cambodias-economic-growth/

Data-Driven Policies: Cambodia’s commitment to sustainable agricultural development

Over 400 staff from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning (NIS-MOP) have been deployed on one of the most comprehensive data collection initiatives to date – the Cambodia Agriculture Survey 2023 (CAS 2023).  ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501405469/data-driven-policies-cambodias-commitment-to-sustainable-agricultural-development/

Goal of sustainable food system by 2030 outlined

Professional organisations in the nation’s food sector are uniting in a call for collaborative efforts to fortify the system, ensuring food security and nutrition for all while enhancing resilience to climate change challenges. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/goal-sustainable-food-system-2030-outlined

16 percent of households in Cambodia cannot afford nutritious diet

A total of 16 percent of households in Cambodia cannot afford a nutritious diet, highlighting the importance of social assistance programs to prevent more families from falling behind, said a new report released on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501388176/16-percent-of-households-in-cambodia-cannot-afford-nutritious-diet/

AMAF meeting focuses on resilience and food security

The ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) have reached agreements on various documents, encompassing strategic guidance, technical matters and joint communication, reaffirming their commitment to cooperation in matters of food security, agriculture and forestry. ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/amaf-meeting-focuses-resilience-and-food-security

Cost of a basic food basket in Cambodia declined by 2.7 percent in December 2022

According to the World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations World Food Programme in partnership with Agricultural Marketing Office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’  Market & Seasonal Monitoring Update, in December 2022, the cost of the basic food basket  (BFB) in Cambodia had ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501222367/cost-of-a-basic-food-basket-in-cambodia-declined-by-2-7-percent-in-december-2022/

Countries, including Cambodia, growing 70% of world’s food face ‘extreme’ heat risk by 2045

Blistering crop-withering temperatures that also risk the health of agricultural workers could threaten swathes of global food production by 2045 as the world warms, an industry analysis warned Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501152829/countries-including-cambodia-growing-70-of-worlds-food-face-extreme-heat-risk-by-2045/

CARD, UN on nutrition drive

The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), have launched a dissemination strategy for the SUN Business Network (SBN) – a key part of the global Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement – in a bid to ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/card-un-nutrition-drive

Cambodian PM warns of global food crisis in 2023

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chair of ASEAN for 2022, has expressed his concern over the global food crisis next year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501082465/cambodian-pm-warns-of-global-food-crisis-in-2023/

Senate approves Draft Law on Food Security

The 4th legislature of the Senate of Cambodia approved the draft law on food security in its extraordinary session held here this morning under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Say Chhum.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078058/senate-approves-draft-law-on-food-security/

Environment Ministry and FAO discuss food security options

Cambodian Minister of Environment Dr. Say Samal has recently met with Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Cambodia, Ms. Rebekah Bell, to discuss continued collaboration and partnership for the benefits of rural communities and smallholder farmers. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501055692/environment-ministry-and-fao-discuss-food-security-options/

Agriculture sector must prepare now for climate change

Agricultural priorities for establishing food security in the face of a global climate crisis were the subject of regional workshop on Monday. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50967731/agriculture-sector-must-prepare-now-for-climate-change/

Kingdom works to eliminate hunger by 2030

All government authorities must work together to eliminate hunger by 2030 to ensure food security, food consumption and food stability, said Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50953570/kingdom-works-to-eliminate-hunger-by-2030/

Cambodia unveils four-pronged intervention towards 2030 food systems vision

Cambodia has outlined four main priority areas of intervention to realise its 2030 Food Systems vision, which centres on achieving food security and nutrition for all, and encouraging a healthy balance between socio-economic and environmental sustainability. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-unveils-four-pronged-intervention-towards-2030-food-systems-vision

UNICEF report says Cambodian children face crisis from poor diets

A report released by UNICEF on September 22 said that Cambodian children under the age of two are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940015/unicef-report-says-cambodian-children-face-crisis-from-poor-diets/

WFP and Ministry provide food aid to 200,000 people

World Food Program in collaboration with the Ministry of Education yesterday provided food to 200,000 people in Siem Reap, Oddar Meanchey, Kampong Thom, Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces.   ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50883939/wfp-and-ministry-provide-food-aid-to-200000-people/

FAO ready to respond to food security needs in Cambodia

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) yesterday confirmed that it and its partners stand ready to support the Cambodian government to respond to COVID-19 and ensure sustainable food systems. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773723/fao-ready-to-respond-to-food-security-needs-in-cambodia/

UN talks review Covid, hunger risks

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) offices in Cambodia and countries in the Asia-Pacific region participated in a four-day virtual conference recently to respond to the “twin pandemics” of Covid-19 and hunger facing the region. Dealing with Covid-19 has led to setbacks in the fight ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-talks-review-covid-hunger-risks

PM: Salt a ‘strategic product’ as stock and production to increase

The Cambodian Government has ordered an increase in salt production and stockpiling as the commodity becomes classified as a strategic product to ensure food security in the Kingdom during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710678/pm-salt-a-strategic-product-as-stock-and-production-to-increase/

Gov’t to aid students facing food insecurity

The Ministries of Economy and Finance; and Education, Youth and Sport, will implement a food programme for 50,000 children in 205 target schools using community products. An announcement issued on January 23 and obtained by The Post on Monday said the two ministries would implement ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-aid-students-facing-food-insecurity

Ministry warns of food poisoning over New Year

The Ministry of Health has called on the people to take 11 preventive measures to protect themselves from food or alcohol poisoning during the Khmer New Year celebration. Those who felt unwell should immediately seek medical treatment, it said. On Friday, the ministry said hundreds ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-warns-food-poisoning-over-new-year

Gov’t, WFP ink $50M strategic plan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a $50 million aid plan aimed to reduce food security and nutrition. The Cambodia Country Strategic Plan 2019-2023 was approved by the WFP council on February 27 in Italy. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-wfp-ink-50m-strategic-plan

NGO launches $1.5 million nutrition project

Plan International Cambodia yesterday launched its 1,000 Days Nutrition project in Stung Treng province for which it will spend $1.5 million for five years to provide better nutrition to children and women.​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50573204/ngo-launches-1-5-million-nutrition-project/

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