Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

MAFF crafting ‘safe food production’ plan

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) along with relevant stakeholders are jointly working towards envisaging a safe food production plan for national and international markets, said a senior official for MAFF on Monday. ...

Mom Kunthea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501522554/maff-crafting-safe-food-production-plan/

Cambodia exports 50 percent more raw cashew nuts in first semester

Cambodia exported more than 545,000 tonnes of raw cashew nut in the first semester of 2024, an increase of 50 percent compared to the same period in 2023, said a report of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) on Wednesday. ...

Mom Kunthea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501521384/cambodia-exports-50-percent-more-raw-cashew-nuts-in-first-semester/

Cambodia posts 57% rise in agricultural exports

Cambodia exported more than 6.13 million tonnes of agricultural products in the first half of 2024, an increase of 57 percent compared to the same period in 2023, earning more than $2.8 billion, according to a report of the General Directorate of Agriculture posted by ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501517943/cambodia-posts-57-rise-in-agricultural-exports/

Blueprint to implement agricultural reforms underway

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) Tuesday held a meeting with specialists in natural resources and agriculture and representatives of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as well as the officials from the Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia (CGCC) to prepare a blueprint for ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501517086/blueprint-to-implement-agricultural-reforms-underway/

Minister praises Mekong dolphin conservation, amid concerns over rising deaths

While the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has stated that the death of Mekong River dolphins is on the decline, World Wildlife Fund Cambodia (WWF) has stated that cases have continued to rise in the last three years. ...

Kuch Sikol
https://kiripost.com/stories/the-minister-praises-mekong-dolphin-conservation-amid-concerns-over-rising-deaths

PM calls for promotion of aquaculture

Prime Minister Hun Manet Monday called for processing aquaculture to ensure the needs of the people and exporting, while Cambodia achieved a total of 314,000 tonnes of freshwater and marine aquaculture in 2023. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501515568/pm-calls-for-promotion-of-aquaculture/

40 families of pepper growers form agri-community in Tbong Khmum

Forty families of pepper growers in Memot’s Tbong Khmum province have volunteered to form a modern agriculture community, said an official of the Agriculture Ministry. ...

Mom Kunthea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501510869/40-families-of-pepper-growers-form-agri-community-in-tbong-khmum/

Red corn production soars to 1.7M tonnes, MAFF says

The red corn production in 2024 increased to nearly 1.7 million tonnes compared to 1.5 million tonnes last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) yesterday. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501505078/red-corn-production-soars-to-1-7m-tonnes-maff-says/

Ministry of Agriculture bats for production of quality fertilizers

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries encouraged farmers to use fertilizers produced by the local firms as that would help growth the production of fertilizers. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501501029/ministry-of-agriculture-bats-for-production-of-quality-fertilizers/

Ministry, partners launch a tool to understand climate risks

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), a Consultative Group on the International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) on Asian Mega-Deltas (AMD), in collaboration with the General Department of Agriculture (GDA), launched the “Climate Smart Map” (CS-Map), to guide local-level assessment and planning for climate resilience. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501500241/ministry-partners-launch-a-tool-to-understand-climate-risks/

Agricultural fair and forum to promote local products, nationalism

In an effort to promote local agriculture and inspire a sense of nationalism among Cambodians, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries is set to host the “Khmer Agricultural Village” fair and the “Discuss the Taste of Khmer Agricultural Products” forum. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agricultural-fair-and-forum-to-promote-local-products-nationalism

Chinese delegation tours Kingdom to promote ‘Fish and Rice’ corridor

Representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) recently hosted a week-long research delegation of Chinese agricultural specialists on a cross-country tour to both promote and initiate rice-fish and rice-shrimp integrated farming systems within Cambodian provinces. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489806/chinese-delegation-tours-kingdom-to-promote-fish-and-rice-corridor/

Cambodia bags $2.35 billion from agriculture exports

Cambodia exported $2.35 billion worth of agricultural products in the first four months of this year, said a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501485837/cambodia-bags-2-35-billion-from-agriculture-exports/

Three ministries will increase more cooperation to help improve people’s lives

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Rural Development, and the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology will begin to increase cooperation more smoothly to help improve people’s livelihoods, benefit farmers, and provide economic efficiency to rural areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501484140/three-ministries-will-increase-more-cooperation-to-help-improve-peoples-lives/

Cashew nut processing competition pioneered to bolster local industry

Under a fresh initiative supported by the Department of Agro-Industry, a subsidiary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), cashew farmers and processors nationwide will compete to win the top spot for local cashew nut production quality and capacity. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474741/cashew-nut-processing-competition-pioneered-to-bolster-local-industry/

Agriculture ministry seeks to stabilize rice producers’ prices

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) is exploring mechanisms seeking to stabilize local rice producers’ sale prices in the event of temporary declines caused by market fluctuations. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447879/agriculture-ministry-seeks-to-stabilize-rice-producers-prices/

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/

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