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Nine communities join contract farming scheme

Nine more agricultural communities in Kampong Thom province have joined the government’s Boosting Food Projection Programme, entering a contract farming scheme with local exporter Amru Rice. The communities have recently signed agreements with Amru Rice, agreeing to supply a combined 8,000 tonnes of paddy rice ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50525637/nine-communities-join-contract-farming-scheme/

RDB to request an extra $50 million to beef up agriculture emergency fund

The Rural Development Bank (RDB), a state-own institution, plans to request an additional $50 million to beef up the government-led emergency fund for the agriculture sector, according to a bank representative. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50523714/rdb-to-request-an-extra-50-million-to-beef-up-agriculture-emergency-fund/

Hundreds of farmers join cassava contract farming scheme

Ten agricultural communities in three provinces will now produce organic cassava that will be sold at a higher value than the market price, giving hundreds of farmers a chance to earn a better living. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50517745/hundreds-of-farmers-join-cassava-contract-farming-scheme/

Facility for rice opens in Battambang

Cambodia’s first $15 million rice storage and drying facility made its official debut on Tuesday, while three other facilities are set to open later this week, according to insiders. The Battambang province–based rice storage facility, which is operated by Thanakea Srov (Kampuchea) Plc, received a ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/facility-rice-opens-battambang

Amru bags rice deals worth almost $10M

Amru Rice Group, one of Cambodia’s largest rice exporters, on Thursday signed a contract purchase agreement with 4,000 organic rice farmers in Preah Vihear province. The agreement effectively means that the company will reserve nearly $10 million to purchase around 30,000 tonnes of organic paddy ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/amru-bags-rice-deals-worth-almost-10m

Agricultural mapping project to be expanded nationwide

With agricultural mapping still in its infancy in the Kingdom, authorities have announced that their programme to boost yields through the use of spatial information technology will be extended to the whole country, an endeavour that will take at least three years to complete. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50489460/agricultural-mapping-project-to-be-expanded-nationwide/

EU to probe exports of rice

The European Commission has found sufficient evidence to launch an investigation into whether Cambodian rice exported to the EU puts an unfair burden on European rice farmers, potentially imperiling the Kingdom’s tariff-free exports to the bloc. ...

Cheng Sokhorng and Brendan O’Byrne
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eu-probe-exports-rice

Small-scale farmers to get help

Amru Rice yesterday announced it would join hands with the SNV Organization to start a Warehouse Receipt System to help small-scale farmers.​ ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083838/small-scale-farmers-get-help/

Amru Rice signs deal with Preah Vihear farmers

Amru Rice, one of Cambodia’s largest rice exporters, signed a contract farming purchase agreement with 4,000 organic rice farmers in Preah Vihear province, reserving about $7 million to purchase nearly 20,000 tonnes of organic paddy during the upcoming harvest season, according to a press release ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/amru-rice-signs-deal-preah-vihear-farmers

World Bank subsidiary to train 2,000 contract rice farmers

A World Bank subsidiary will soon start training 2,000 farmers contracted to supply a leading Cambodian rice exporter on how to meet an international farming standard. ...

Hang Sokunthea
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/world-bank-subsidiary-to-train-2000-contract-rice-farmers-131561/

Partnership to lift rice standards in Kingdom

The International Finance Corporation and Amru Rice, one of Cambodia’s biggest rice exporters, launched a new partnership yesterday to improve the competitiveness of the Kingdom’s rice sector, according to a press release. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/partnership-lift-rice-standards-kingdom

Commerce minister proposes ‘extra premium’ rice brand

At the close of the three-day annual Cambodia Rice Forum, Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol on Tuesday suggested that the first-rate rice brand set to be launched on the international market this year be marketed as “Extra Premium” jasmine rice. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/commerce-minister-proposes-extra-premium-rice-brand-106528/

Slight dip in rice yields ‘won’t affect exports’

As the harvest of wet-season rice ends this month, a report from the Ministry of Agriculture says the yield will fall slightly below the target but this will not affect exports.  ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/17674/slight-dip-in-rice-yields----won---t-affect-exports---/

China rice deal gets more urgent

Cambodia’s need to secure China as a rice export destination is becoming increasingly urgent, with China’s multiple pending agreements with other countries in Southeast and South Asia, said industry insider David Van. ...

Igor Kossov
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/14389/china-rice-deal-gets-more-urgent/

Rice export target a big task

The pace of Cambodia’s rice exports are expected to slow this year. Unable to maintain the steady rate of previous years, the export volume for the first half of 2014 is much the same as it was this time last year. At the end of June, ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-export-target-big-task

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