Ministries and other national bodies
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Agri-ministry logs over 800 cases of land encroachment
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries recorded 841 instances of encroachment on protected land in 2022, imposing fines in 250 cases and sending 591 of them to court, according to its report. ...
Agriculture ministry to recruit hundreds of student volunteers to promote farming
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has announced that it will recruit and deploy over 200 students majoring in agriculture in nine targeted provinces to help local people increase their yield in farming. ...
Minister: Agribusiness ripe with opportunities
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina advised students studying economics at CamEd Institute to keep an open mind about what to study and which expertise to acquire, encouraging them to consider agribusiness. ...
Tina calls for land concession database
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina recommended that the Technical Secretariat on Economic Land Concessions maintain a database of the companies which received economic land concessions. Regular inter-ministerial meetings should be held to deliver updates on the progress of each of the companies. ...
Joint project on agri-tech launches in Mondulkiri
The Centre for Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) – a joint development effort by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Royal University of Agriculture, Kansas State University in the US and the US government’s USAID development agency – inaugurated ...
Tie-ups eyed for gainful rice types
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina urges the Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) to focus on partnering with businesses to monetise the creation of different varieties of rice to create new income streams. ...
China a key buyer of Cambodia’s agricultural products
China is one of the key importers of Cambodia’s agricultural produce in 2022, according to a report released by the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on Thursday. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Plans to boost agricultural exports and increase rice prices in 2023
The Ministry of Agriculture’s strategy to boost exports, particularly farmers’ rice costs, will be strengthened in 2023. ...
Official accused of monkey smuggling in the US on bail
Agriculture Ministry official, Masphal Kry, who was arrested in the United States for smuggling endangered monkeys, has been released on bail, the Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said. ...
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) ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Bangladesh interested in contract farming; Cambodia assures of support
Bangladesh Ambassador to Cambodia Abdul Hai has said that Bangladesh is interested in “contract farming” in Cambodia. ...
Khmer Times Staff