UN’s FAO opens Cambodia office, plans $65M in projects
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) office in Cambodia intends to commence the implementation of a range of new projects in 2023 in close collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and other partners, with total funding of over $65 million, according ...
Tina, UN FAO meet for talks on Prey Lang forest project
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina has assigned a working group to review the proposed Community Action for Sustainable Forests (CASFor), a project designed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to protect natural resources and improve people’s livelihoods in Prey Lang ...
Ministry, FAO agree to build delta aquifier sustainability
The Ministry of Environment and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on September 12 signed an agreement on “Enhancing the sustainability of the Trans-boundary Cambodia-Mekong River Delta Aquifer and the Mekong Delta of Vietnam”. ...
UN talks review Covid, hunger risks
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) offices in Cambodia and countries in the Asia-Pacific region participated in a four-day virtual conference recently to respond to the “twin pandemics” of Covid-19 and hunger facing the region. Dealing with Covid-19 has led to setbacks in the fight ...
Report shows China demand will fuel growth of rice exports
Cambodia’s rice production and exports will likely continue to grow this year and next year despite low milling rates, buoyed by strong demand from China, according to a report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In the report released last week, the USDA ...
Students grow school gardens against hunger
Thirty schools in Siem Reap, Battambang and Kampong Thom will participate in a two-year pilot project to host vegetable gardens to improve nutrition and teach students life skills, starting in December, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Friday. ...
FAO produces new guide to assess children working on farms
The Food and Agriculture Organisation has announced a new guide to assess child labour in agriculture and the impacts that various development programmes can have. ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Food Prices Remain High
Global food prices remained high in August according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) food price index, maintaining the high level achieved last month as corn prices jumped in the US and rice prices increased in Cambodia. With 213 points in August the food ...