Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Fish, frogs to boost local food supply

The government has disbursed more than $4.5 million to boost aquaculture production and domestic market supply amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon told The Post on Monday that in boosting agricultural production, the ministry has received financing from development ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fish-frogs-boost-local-food-supply

Protected land given to people

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered three ministries to allocate land in protected areas, including wildlife sanctuaries, to the people. Possible recipients can receive previously banned land if they can show they are truly dependent and lived there for many years. He also warned of ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/protected-land-given-people

Kampong Cham exports over 20,000 tonnes of bananas

Kampong Cham provincial governor Un Chanda said yesterday at a press conference the province has exported over 20,000 tonnes of fresh yellow bananas to international markets during the first six months of this year. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740992/kampong-cham-exports-over-20000-tonnes-of-bananas/

Law enforcement must safeguard fish species

The Fisheries Administration and WWF yesterday urged the government to implement strict law enforcement on the illegal fishery and trade of endangered fish in the Mekong River. The WWF report stated 35 species of fish, including the Giant Barb and Isok Barb are classified as ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740956/law-enforcement-must-safeguard-fish-species/

Minister warns of drought, land degradation

At a conference entitled Sustainable production and use of food, animal feed and fibre, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon said deforestation, unhealthy environmental practices and climate change has led to a decrease in land quality. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-warns-drought-land-degradation

Kratie urges for increase in agricultural production

The Kratie Provincial Department of Agriculture has urged people to increase their agricultural production and set up ‘safe vegetable stalls’ which sell produce that has less chemicals and are certified to be safe for consumption. ...

Khan Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739811/kratie-urges-for-increase-in-agricultural-production/

Prey Veng highest rice-producing province of 2020

Prey Veng province has been the highest rice-producing province in the country thus far this year, a position usually held by Battambang. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon said this year, 1.4 million tonnes of rice was cultivated from Prey Veng province, making ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739349/prey-veng-highest-rice-producing-province-of-2020/

Villagers told to show land titles, or else

The Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries has requested citizens claiming land in the O’Thma forestry restoration station area in Preah Sihanouk province to submit their ownership documents to the district Forestry Administration before July 15. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-told-show-land-titles-or-else

Hope sprouting for growers as more farming contracts inked

Contract farming in Cambodia has witnessed sharp growth this year, with 516 contracts signed so far this year, eclipsing the 498 for the whole of last year – proving the merits of the scheme, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon said on Thursday. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/hope-sprouting-growers-more-farming-contracts-inked

Animal husbandry to rise

Animal husbandry in Cambodia is projected to enjoy a slight increase of 1.1 percent this year. The growth rate will rise to 1.6 percent in 2021, according a recent report from the government. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737483/animal-husbandry-to-rise/

Cambodia exports two million tonnes of agricultural products in first five months

A total of 1.9 million tonnes of agricultural products have been exported in the first five months of this year, a 7 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Of the total exported agricultural products, milled rice was accounted for about 350,000 tonnes, ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736330/cambodia-exports-two-million-tonnes-of-agricultural-products-in-first-five-months/

Cambodian vegetables stand to gain EU market

Cambodia will seize the opportunity to export vegetables to EU market, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries senior official Ngin Chhay has said.  ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736081/cambodian-vegetables-stand-to-gain-eu-market/

Ministry calls for cashew nut processing factory

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has urged a company that has been farming cashew nut trees in Siem Reap, to invest in a processing factory because the government is considering establishing a cashew nut research centre. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50734356/ministry-calls-for-cashew-nut-processing-factory/

Ministry pledges to achieve drop in poor landowners

The Ministry of Agriculture has pledged to achieve the goal of reducing poverty among small landholders despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The ministry is aiming to achieve this through the Agriculture Services Programme for Innovation, Resilience and Extension (ASPIRE) project Phase II by 2022. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732783/ministry-pledges-to-achieve-drop-in-poor-landowners/

Farmer shifts to animal corn feed

A farmer in Tbong Khmum province is joining the provinces bordering with Thailand to grow more corn to supply the animal feed industry. The four main corn-growing districts, Krouch Chhmar, Memot, Ou Reang Ov and Tbong Khmum have combined total of corn farm land of ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731798/farmer-shifts-to-animal-corn-feed/

‘Abnormally’ high price of pork

The Pig Support in Cambodia Association claims that the price of imported live pigs is abnormally high. The association says there are now six companies granted a business licence to import the animals from foreign countries. Most come from Thailand. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731794/abnormally-high-price-of-pork/

Australia reaffirms support for Cambodia’s agricultural sector

Australia will continue the implementation of Cambodia-Australia agricultural valuable chain programme worth between $80 to US$100 million. The plan was floated when Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Pablo Kang, Ambassador of Australia to Cambodia jointly chaired a demonstration of rice production ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731346/australia-reaffirms-support-for-cambodias-agricultural-sector/

FAO gives policy recommendations in response to dire farming warning

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said the country’s economically crucial agriculture sector must implement a raft of new measures to combat escalating natural disasters that are threatening Cambodian crops and livestock. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730610/fao-gives-policy-recommendations-in-response-to-dire-farming-warning/

20,000 tonnes of yellow bananas exported in first five months

During the first five months of 2020, Cambodia exported 22,762 tonnes of yellow bananas, wherein 14,414 tonnes to Vietnam and 8,348 others to China. The update was provided by Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries when inspecting the progress of agro-industrial crop development ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730189/20000-tonnes-of-yellow-bananas-exported-in-first-five-months/

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