Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Ministry, WFP discuss more agricultural cooperation

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries and the World Food Programme (WFP) have discussed more cooperation in the agricultural sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501441596/ministry-wfp-discuss-more-agricultural-cooperation/

Cambodian mangoes now gaining popularity across Russian markets

Cambodian mangoes are gaining popularity across Russian markets offering a boost to the Kingdom’s agricultural sector, according to a representative of an agriculture firm that exports Cambodian mangoes to Russia and Central Asia. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427846/cambodian-mangoes-now-gaining-popularity-across-russian-markets/

People encouraged to make fermented and dried fish this week

The Fisheries Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries has encouraged interested Cambodians to start making Cambodia’s traditional fermented fish (locally called Prahok) and dried fish this week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425814/people-encouraged-to-make-fermented-and-dried-fish-this-week/

Swiss agri-tech firm expresses interest in Kingdom

Prime Minister Hun Manet welcomed the interest of Swiss company Bühler Group in introducing new technology into the Kingdom’s agriculture sector. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/swiss-agri-tech-firm-expresses-interest-in-kingdo

Investment in processing for local products urged by Tina

Agriculture minister Dith Tina describes how Cambodia is in need of upstream investors to provide capital for the machinery needed to add value to the Kingdom’s agricultural export products. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/investment-in-processing-for-local-products-urged-by-tina

Partners hold a projects completion workshop for key forestry initiatives

From 19-21 December 2023, the Forestry Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Environment (MoE), the UN-REDD Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) jointly organized the Projects Completion Workshop on the ‘UN-REDD initiative on ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501415655/partners-hold-a-projects-completion-workshop-for-key-forestry-initiatives/

Ministry exam recruits 250 new local agriculture officials

The Commune Agriculture Official Selection Exam has selected 250 officials to fill vacancies at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412202/ministry-exam-recruits-250-new-local-agriculture-officials/

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/

Mondulkiri enjoying spike in coffee bean prices

The Mondulkiri provincial agriculture department has reported that the production of fresh coffee beans in the province is yielding a higher market value following the signing of a production contract, coinciding with an increase in both the cultivation and area allocated for coffee. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-enjoying-spike-in-coffee-bean-prices

Record farming exports seen for 2023

Cambodia’s agricultural exports surpassed 6.2 million tonnes during the first ten months of the year, amounting to more than $3.5 billion across 74 countries, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/record-farming-exports-seen-for-2023

Agriculture players can tap into new loan system

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and Wing Bank (Cambodia) Plc have inked a deal that will offer accessible, low interest rate loans to support the government’s Agriculture Priority policies through the innovative Wingagri supply chain platform built specifically to support the sector. ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/agriculture-players-can-tap-into-new-loan-system

Government supports Kampong Thom farmers with rice seed assistance

Eng Cheasan, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, distributed 54 tonnes of fragrant rice seeds to 541 families in four communes of Stong district, Kampong Thom province.  ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501389533/government-supports-kampong-thom-farmers-with-rice-seed-assistance/

Red corn ‘vital’ agro product: official

Yang Saing Koma, a secretary of state for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, highlighted the significance of red corn as a vital agricultural product. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/red-corn-vital-agro-product-official

Cambodia promotes water action by all for World Food Day 2023

Cambodia joined countries across the globe to promote water action as part of the country’s 2023 World Food Day commemoration, which took place in Kouloab commune, Chet Borei district in Kratie province. The commemoration event was held under the global theme, Water is Life, Water ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501380934/cambodia-promotes-water-action-by-all-for-world-food-day-2023/

Minister of Agriculture informs the Brazilian foreign minister about the potential of the agricultural sector in Cambodia

Dith Tina, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, and other leaders received a courtesy call and discussed with Maura Vieira, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries on October 11. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501375468/minister-of-agriculture-informs-the-brazilian-foreign-minister-about-the-potential-of-the-agricultural-sector-in-cambodia/

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

Success of live lobster exports sparks market enthusiam in China

A Cambodian firm intends to export more than 1,000kg of live lobsters to China, after its previous test runs proved the product had garnered “substantial market support”. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/success-live-lobster-exports-sparks-market-enthusiam-china

Joy as Koh Ker Temple registered by UNESCO

Cambodia’s Koh Ker Temple archaeological site has been officially added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, during the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on September 17. ...

Sok Raksa and Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/joy-koh-ker-temple-registered-unesco

Minister of Agriculture inspects and discusses rice situation in Battambang province

Dith Tina, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, and other leaders met with Sok Loo, Governor of Battambang Province, and Oknha Phu Puy, Director General of Green Rice Mills in Battambang Province, to study the real situation of rice prices. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358391/minister-of-agriculture-inspects-and-discusses-rice-situation-in-battambang-province/

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