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US aids Prey Lang area with protection fund

The United States has begun making payments towards its $37 million aid for the protection of the Prey Lang protected area.​ The Prey Lang protected area encompasses four different provinces, including Kampong Thom, Kratie, Stung Treng and Preah Vihear. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50589794/us-aids-prey-lang-area-with-protection-fund/

Preah Sihanouk land dispute agreement nullified ‘to prevent irregular issues’

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has reversed its previous order to allocate land to 48 families in Preah Sihanouk province’s Koki village – the scene of violent clashes between protesters and security forces – in order to follow procedure in trying to resolve ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-land-dispute-agreement-nullified-prevent-irregular-issues

Agriculture Ministry asks FAO for support

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on Wednesday asked the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for financial and technical support to improve the living standards of local communities that still rely on fishery and forestry products for a living. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-ministry-asks-fao-support

Government and FAO push for zero hunger

The government and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation have committed to eradicating hunger in Cambodia by 2030. The commitment was made yesterday at an event to mark World Food Day 2018 in Kampong Cham province’s Stung Trang district. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50541166/government-and-fao-push-for-zero-hunger/

Dry spell prompts pumping measures

The Agricultural Minister on Saturday instructed provincial authorities to find a solution for persisting drought problems in Banteay Meanchey province. Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon said during his visit to Phnom Srok district that while other villagers in the province are facing floods, major parts of ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50526757/dry-spell-prompts-pumping-measures/

Chinese experts begin study on agriculture

As part of a deal signed between Cambodia and China, a group of officials from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture has started a study on improving the modernisation of the local agricultural sector. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50522983/chinese-experts-begin-study-on-agriculture/

EU urged to help with 2030 targets

The European Union (EU) should not falter in its support of the government’s target to transform the country into a higher middle-income nation by 2030, said the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) last week. ...

Sum Manet
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50519680/eu-urged-to-help-with-2030-targets/

Deal signed with China over banana exports

The Kingdom on Thursday signed a joint phytosanitary protocol for banana exports to China, with officials saying this was the first move in promoting the product on the world stage. The agreement was signed by the Chinese ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo and Agriculture Minster ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/deal-signed-china-over-banana-exports

Korea to help improve agriculture sector

South Korea has pledged to help Cambodia tackle some of the main issues affecting the agriculture sector. The pledge was made during talks last week between Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture and Oh Nak-young, South Korean Ambassador to Cambodia. ...

Sum Manet
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50509882/korea-to-help-improve-agriculture-sector/

Agriculture ministry halts imports of pesticides

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has temporarily halted the import, supply and distribution of all pesticides. The ban comes after at least 14 people died and around 300 were warded after poisonings in Sre Norn and Alorch villages in Chet Borey district’s Kantuot ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-ministry-halts-imports-pesticides

PM: No questions for the ministers

Prime Minister Hun Sen said he will not allow members of the opposition to question government ministers in the National Assembly (NA), telling a pro-government news outlet that the opposition had to “respect the law first.” ...

Taing Vida
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35026/pm--no-questions-for-the-ministers/

Centre eyes potatoes for a changing diet

Cambodia’s first experimental farm and research centre for potato cultivation opened yesterday as experts confirmed that the Kingdom’s soils are suitable for the starchy tuber – raising hopes that local crops could one day satisfy the fast-food cravings that have put potatoes in high demand. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/centre-eyes-potatoes-changing-diet

Government investigates rice sector

Following a Monday announcement from the Agriculture Ministry that provincial officials must ensure that the country’s rice millers pay adequate prices for rice paddy, the ministry followed up yesterday, saying that working groups had started discussing the situation with rice millers and rice farmers. In a ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29775/government-investigates--rice-sector/

Big timber stash found in Pursat

An NGO operating in the Pursat section of the protected Cardamom Mountains uncovered 50 cubic metres of luxury timber yesterday. Chea Hean, director of the Natural Resource and Wildlife Preservation Organisation, said he and four colleagues uncovered the illicit stash as part of an ongoing investigation, ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/big-timber-stash-found-pursat

Committees to tackle rice woes

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) yesterday agreed to create provincial level committees to provide emergency relief to the Kingdom’s beleaguered rice sector, currently in crisis due to falling exports. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28624/committees-to-tackle-rice-woes/

EU mulls over agriculture aid

George Edgar, the European Union’s ambassador to Cambodia, met with Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon on Monday to discuss possible European Union (EU) aid to help the Kingdom strengthen its agricultural sector. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28272/eu-mulls-over-agriculture-aid/

Ministry announces ELC tax revenue

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said by the end of the first half of this year, it had collected about $600,000 in taxes from economic land concessions (ELCs) from 21 of the 223 private companies that received ELCs from the government, according to ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27701/ministry-announces-elc-tax-revenue/

ELC holders put onus for disputes on gov’t

Recently appointed Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon held a first-ever meeting with economic land concession (ELC) grantees yesterday and was promptly met with a barrage of complaints.   ...

Phak Seangly and Chin Sreyleap
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/elc-holders-put-onus-disputes-govt

Army worms beating a retreat

The plague of army worms that were eating crops in a dozen provinces last week is now under control, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has reported, with the soybean crops recording the most damage. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/26482/armyworms-beating-a-retreat/

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