Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Cambodia seeking World Bank support for agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has sought support from the World Bank on developing the agriculture sector, mainly for vegetable production and aquaculture. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936038/cambodia-seeking-world-bank-support-for-agriculture/

Export of Cambodian longans to China imminent

Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Veng Sakhon,  has said that  China’s General Administration of Customs had recently released its list of quarantine pests in regard to the export of Cambodian longans to China. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50931204/export-of-cambodian-longans-to-china-imminent/

Cambodia’s pepper exports soar over 500 percent in first eight months

Cambodia has exported 24,847 tonnes of pepper to foreign markets in the first eight months of this year, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928495/cambodias-pepper-exports-soar-over-500-percent-in-first-eight-months/

Cashew exports grows by 340 percent

Figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries show that from January to August 2021, Cambodia exported about 876,521 tonnes of cashew products to foreign markets, a significant increase of 340 percent compared to the same period the previous year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928483/cashew-exports-grows-by-340-percent/

Agriculture Ministry to launch campaign to vaccinate more than 30,000 cattle in Cambodia

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Veng Sakhon said Cambodia is launching a vaccination campaign against skin tumors to prevent transmission from cattle in one community to another. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50925555/agriculture-ministry-to-launch-campaign-to-vaccinate-more-than-30000-cattle-in-cambodia/

Ministry of Agriculture offers hotline for farmers needing assistance

The Ministry of Agriculture has published a list of phone contacts that include officials tasked to answer questions from farmers to help with their agricultural work. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50923295/ministry-of-agriculture-offers-hotline-for-farmers-needing-assistance/

Ministry of Agriculture calls for investments in Longan processing

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries has called on private sector to invest in processing facilities for longan, while is also in talks to export the fruit to more international markets. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920608/ministry-of-agriculture-calls-for-investments-in-longan-processing/

Drafting of National Roadmap for Cambodia’s Sustainable Food Systems accelerated

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) is accelerating the drafting of National Roadmap for Cambodia’s sustainable food systems for 2030 roadmap to further promote the sector toward sustainable development. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50915722/drafting-of-national-roadmap-for-cambodias-sustainable-food-systems-accelerated/

MAFF, CFIU to exchange information on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit (CFIU) of the National Bank of Cambodia will cooperate on information exchange related to money laundering and terrorism financing in the field of agriculture. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50915736/maff-cfiu-to-exchange-information-on-money-laundering-and-terrorism-financing/

MoU aims to improve organic output, capacity building for farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries today signed a memorandum of understanding with Lexmin Pty Ltd Cambodia in anticipation of a string of changes anticipated to impact the agriculture industry. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50910404/mou-aims-to-improve-organic-output-capacity-building-for-farmers/

Farmers get veg safety tips

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon emphasised the importance of training farmers on integrated land and nutrient management procedures for safe vegetable production after more than 300 farmers received the training on July 29. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/farmers-get-veg-safety-tips

Minister of Agriculture holds meeting with foreign counterparts to discuss sustainable agricultural production and food system

A meeting attended by various ministers and authorities of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries from multiple countries to discuss the topic of sustainable agriculture production and food system. The ministers and authorities met through video conference on July 19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50897118/minister-of-agriculture-holds-meeting-with-foreign-counterparts-to-discuss-sustainable-agricultural-production-and-food-system/

Cambodia, India discuss agricultural cooperation

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Indian Ambassador to Cambodia have discussed agricultural cooperation between Cambodia and India. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893981/cambodia-india-discuss-agricultural-cooperation/

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

MAFF implements first phase of National Service Window

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) has launched a portal via the Cambodian National Single Window service for three government departments to electronically apply for licenses, permits and certificates related to imports and exports. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50864264/maff-implements-first-phase-of-national-service-window/

Ministry probes exports of luxury wood to Hong Kong

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries denied that it had allowed the exports of luxury wood from Koh Kong province to Hong Kong. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-probes-exports-luxury-wood-hong-kong

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

Agriculture ministers discuss food security in Asia-Pacific

The Cambodian government, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, is committed to promoting agricultural diversification as part of its battle against Covid-19 in order to maintain a stable business environment and people’s livelihoods during the health crisis. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agriculture-ministers-discuss-food-security-asia-pacific

Safe foods stores keep prices steady amid lockdown

A number of safe-agricultural-product specialist stores in Phnom Penh have expressed their commitment to maintain the prices of their commodities and contribute to the government’s efforts to improve people’s livelihoods during the ongoing two-week coronavirus lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Takhmao town in Kandal ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/safe-foods-stores-keep-prices-steady-amid-lockdown

Don’t worry about the rice market: Minister to farmers

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon said farmers should not be worried about rice markets despite the nation’s milled rice exports to international destinations being down in the first quarter of the year. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50837501/dont-worry-about-the-rice-market-minister-to-farmers/

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