Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Ministry to 'seek justice' for officials indicted in US for 'monkey smuggling'

The Cambodian government and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said they will make the “utmost effort” to seek justice for a Cambodian official arrested in John F Kennedy International Airport in New York for allegedly conspiring to smuggle crab-eating macaque monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-seek-justice-officials-indicted-us-monkey-smuggling

Agriculture minister meets with Australian ambassador

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina met with Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Kang on the afternoon of November 4 to discuss bilateral cooperation in the agriculture sector. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-minister-meets-australian-ambassador

Official: No bans on rosewood furniture, use must be reduced

A senior agriculture official has clarified that calls to reduce the use of rosewood in furniture will not mean a total ban but rather the adoption of techniques which will contribute to the conservation of the Kingdom’s forests, as the population continues to grow. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/official-no-bans-rosewood-furniture-use-must-be-reduced

Local rice seed production plans discussed

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries has met with key stakeholders to establish local rice seed production to help farmers. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-rice-seed-production-aid-farmers

PM defends appointment of Tina as Agriculture Minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen has lambasted people who have criticised the appointment of Dith Tina as Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, a government official who has mining expertise but no agricultural skills. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501178064/pm-defends-appointment-of-tina-as-agriculture-minister/

Tina unveils plans for high-quality rice

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina has unveiled plans to boost the use of high-quality rice seeds. The new varieties, he said, would give higher yields using fewer seeds, grow quickly and be resistant to pests and disease. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tina-unveils-plans-high-quality-rice

Tina vows to ease farmers’ woes as new agri minister

Newly-appointed Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina said he is committed to solving the challenges faced by all Cambodian farmers, especially those affected by floods, and that his main priority will be promoting their livelihoods.​ ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tina-vows-ease-farmers-woes-new-agri-minister

New agriculture minister approved

Dith Tina, a former secretary of state in the Energy Ministry, has been voted the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries on Friday, receiving 111 votes from members of the National Assembly. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/new-agriculture-minister-appointed

Agriculture minister Veng Sakhon removed from office

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon was removed from his position on October 8, with immediate effect, according to a Royal Decree. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-minister-veng-sakhon-removed-office

Sakhon: Agro-food soured by low tech, unfit standards

The Cambodian agro-food industry, even as a significant driver of economic growth, continues to be troubled by a collection of pressing issues, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on October 3. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sakhon-agro-food-soured-low-tech-unfit-standards

Cambodia sees cassava exports increase by 40 percent in H1

In the first half of 2022, Cambodia exported 2.3 million tons of cassava products, an increase of about 40 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501116199/cambodia-sees-cassava-exports-increase-by-40-percent-in-h1/

Cambodia nets $611 million in rubber and rubberwood exports in 2021

Cambodia earned more than $77 million from the export of rubber and rubberwood in the first two months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501048075/cambodia-nets-611-million-in-rubber-and-rubberwood-exports-in-2021/

Cambodia, FAO say innovation key to food security, rising income

Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Wednesday that agricultural innovations hold key to sustainable production intensification and increasing farmers’ income. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1026697/cambodia-fao-say-innovation-key-to-food-security-rising-income/

Taskforce to fight all state land grabs in M’kiri forests

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon formed a joint-task force for the prevention of forestry crimes in Mondulkiri province following a clampdown on illegal occupation of state land there. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/taskforce-fight-all-state-land-grabs-mkiri-forests

Rice exports fall 14 percent even as overall agriculture shipments rise

Cambodia exported 460,169 tonnes of milled rice, worth $393 million, from January to October this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. That represents a 14 percent drop in volume from the same period last year. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50963180/rice-exports-fall-14-percent-even-as-overall-agriculture-shipments-rise/

EU-funded projects to support fishing communities in Tonle Sap and coastal provinces launched

The EU Delegation to Cambodia and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), formally launched on Oct. 27 four EU-funded projects to support green growth, job creation, social services, and better protection of natural resources for the fishing communities in 10 Tonle Sap Biosphere ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50960532/eu-funded-projects-to-support-fishing-communities-in-tonle-sap-and-coastal-provinces-launched/

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