Firm set to plant millions of trees
Think Biotech (Cambodia)Co Ltd plans to plant more than 30 million trees on about 30,000ha by the end of 2023 after being granted the right to do so by the government to meet the rising demand for timber in the Kingdom. ...
Ministry moves forward to establish tree breeding centre
A plan to establish a $5.5 million luxury tree breeding centre was set in motion during a meeting between the Agriculture Ministry and China’s Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation yesterday. The plan was raised by Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon and Zhao Shucong, ...
Gov’t studies new tree species
The Ministry of Environment signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday with two Chinese companies to study planting “Paulownia-Guotong” – an extremely fast-growing tree used to make furniture and wooden equipment – and practice growing it in Cambodia. Speaking at a workshop on a feasibility ...