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Agro firm, NGO pen MoU on safe food in Pursat

Local agribusiness Davane Plc and non-profit NGO Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Cambodia will work together to promote the domestic agri-value chain and safe food market, a joint press release said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agro-firm-ngo-pen-mou-safe-food-pursat

Food safety forum chews over challenges

Among all of the industries affected by the pandemic, perhaps the food industry is one of the least surprising. Heavily interconnected with the tourism industry – particularly in hotspots such as Siem Reap and the capital – falling footfall and partial lockdowns have been biting. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785811/food-safety-forum-chews-over-challenges/

Food system needs to be strengthened, Hun Sen says

Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged strengthening the food safety and quality control system in Cambodia to enable healthy diets which he said are vital to human capital development. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/food-system-needs-be-strengthened-hun-sen-says

Food safety draft law under study

The draft Law on Food Safety is now being studied by the Council of Ministers and is expected to be approved before the end of the year, government officials said. Tech Seak Ngon, general department of customs and excise deputy director, yesterday told a press ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50600367/food-safety-draft-law-under-study/

Food safety set to be in curriculum

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport is set to finalise its draft national policy on student health, with food safety incorporated into schools’ curriculum throughout the country, according to a senior official at the ministry. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/food-safety-set-be-curriculum

Experts stress efforts to up food standards

Cambodian experts on Tuesday urged entrepreneurs, traders, producers and suppliers to pay more attention to food safety standards to ensure the welfare of consumers. The appeal was made at the Food Safety Forum held at the Mekong Institute under cooperation with Institute of Standards of ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/experts-stress-efforts-food-standards

Region backs safe food strategy

Agriculture ministers in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) on Friday endorsed a five-year strategy and action plan to build a region-wide food safety system. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5082183/region-backs-safe-food-strategy/

PM: Green Belt for tourists

Prime Minister Hun Sen called for a Green Belt to be established at the country’s main tourist areas to supply holiday-makers with locally produced vegetables and meat, instead of importing them from neighboring countries. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35910/pm--green-belt-for-tourists/

Rice crop damaged by floods

At least 17,571 hectares of rice fields were affected by the recent floods – of which about 3,186 hectares were severely damaged, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) yesterday, which urged all provincial agriculture departments to immediately evaluate the affects from ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/31368/rice-crop-damaged-by-floods/

Toxic dog meat kills 3 in Cambodia

At least three Cambodian villagers have died and 31 others have been hospitalised in eastern Kratie province after consuming the cooked flesh of a big dog that was toxic, a local police chief confirmed on Monday. ...

Xinhua News Staff
http://sbeta.iol.co.za/news/world/toxic-dog-meat-kills-3-in-cambodia-1956591

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