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Paddy exports surge as milled rice sales falter

Cambodia earned over $685 million from rice exports to international markets in the first eight months of 2021, as the volume of paddy sold abroad nearly doubled year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/paddy-exports-surge-milled-rice-sales-falter

Industry prepares the ground for longan

Cambodian Xing Can Shi Pin Co Ltd has reportedly earmarked $11.2 million to set up a factory to process cashew nuts and produce dried mangoes, pineapples, jackfruits and longan, in Kampong Speu province’s northwesternmost Oral district, offering a ray of solace to the Kingdom’s beleaguered ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/industry-prepares-ground-longan

Crayfish market boom, prospects boil down to wide adoption

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon is pushing for more investment in the domestic farming of Australian red-claw crayfish, to raise supply to the local market and potentially export down the line. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/crayfish-market-boom-prospects-boil-down-wide-adoption-sakhon

Invest in longan processing: ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has called for increased private sector investment in longan processing for export, as the Kingdom seeks to negotiate market access with phytosanitary authorities in a number of countries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/invest-longan-processing-ministry

Phka Mealadei rice sows seeds of success

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on August 13 released a selection of reassuring results of nearly a decade and a half of research on a hybrid rice variety found to be more resilient to climate change and produce significantly better yields than conventional ...

Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phka-mealadei-rice-sows-seeds-success

Ministry orders LSD vaccines

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has ordered two batches of vaccines from South Africa to fight the lumpy skin disease (LSD) that is infecting cattle in Cambodia. Officials in some provinces have already been vaccinating animals to reduce illness and deaths. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-orders-lsd-vaccines

Imports of fertilisers, pesticides over 900K tonnes

Cambodia imported 47,409 tonnes of pesticides and 858,632 tonnes of agricultural fertilisers in the first five months of 2021, a “sharp increase” year-on-year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported on August 9. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/imports-fertilisers-pesticides-over-900k-tonnes

Kingdom in quest of perfect rice

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on August 9 urged farmers across the country to increase the cultivation of fragrant rice to promote the industry in the Kingdom. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-quest-perfect-rice

Cashew exports increase 345% in January-July 2021

The Kingdom exported 866,207.77 tonnes of cashew nuts in the first seven months of 2021, a 345.29 per cent year-on-year surge, with Vietnam as the main buyer, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cashew-exports-increase-345-january-july-2021

Australian organic enterprise to offer Cambodian farmers overseas training experience

An Australian organic farming firm is offering jobs to Cambodians. The news came out at a meeting between Lexmin Pty Cambodia CEO Robert K Chelliah and Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon yesterday. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908111/australian-organic-enterprise-to-offer-cambodian-farmers-overseas-training-experience/

Department of Agriculture urges farmers to shift from traditional farming techniques to more efficient techniques

Officials of the Stung Treng Provincial Department of Agriculture urged farmers who are growing vegetables and involved in traditional animal husbandry to apply more efficient and effective agricultural practices to increase the yield of their crops, both in products and livestock. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899457/department-of-agriculture-urges-farmers-to-shift-from-traditional-farming-techniques-to-more-efficient-techniques/

Logging crackdowns up 81 pct, gov’t says

A nine-month report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) shows that the number of illegal logging crackdowns increased 81 per cent – to 1,891 – compared with the same period last year, a spike one official attributed to a change in smugglers’ ...

Sen David and Phak Seangly
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/logging-crackdowns-81-pct-gov%E2%80%99t-says

Logging a resource issue, says official

A forestry official with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) who is usually tight-lipped acknowledged last week that his agency has struggled to combat illegal logging, blaming a shortage of manpower and entrenched opportunistic logging by villagers – explanations that were laughed off ...

May Titthara and Stuart White
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/logging-resource-issue-says-official

Canada to provide $2.2 mln for climate change projects in Cambodia

The Canadian government has announced that they will provide $2.2 million through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to Cambodia to help fund climate change adaptation projects within the country. ...

Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=OTU1NDBkNmRkZjQ

Demand for quality rice seed development

To enhance Cambodian rice yields, the government should encourage private development of rice-seed production and focus its efforts on farmers’ education and regulations that ensure the quality of seed, industry experts say. The Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), under the direction of the Ministry ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042565221/Business/demand-for-quality-rice-seed-development.html

Not all economic land concessions listed

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ latest list of economic land concessions reveals some peculiar discrepancies with known records of ELCs. Some that have recently been granted are missing, while others known to have been cancelled remain. The June 8 MAFF list makes no mention ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012070557236/National-news/not-all-elc-listed.html

Child labor drains Kingdom

Child labour was draining the Kingdom’s brainpower and adversely affecting 750,000 of its children, officials at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said yesterday. Speaking at a three-day conference on child agricultural labour, Kaing Khim, deputy director-general of fisheries administration at the MAFF, said ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012022354686/National-news/child-labour-drains-kingdom.html

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