Kingdom to attract more Russians

Russian Ambassador Anatoly Borovik on Tuesday met with Tourism Minister Khon at the Russian Embassy to discuss measures to attract more vaccinated tourists from Russia to the Kingdom. ...

Tin Sokhavuth

Rice exports fall 14 percent even as overall agriculture shipments rise

Cambodia exported 460,169 tonnes of milled rice, worth $393 million, from January to October this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. That represents a 14 percent drop in volume from the same period last year. ...

Michael Firn

Kingdom works to eliminate hunger by 2030

All government authorities must work together to eliminate hunger by 2030 to ensure food security, food consumption and food stability, said Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon. ...

Sen David

Export of Cambodian longans to China imminent

Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Veng Sakhon,  has said that  China’s General Administration of Customs had recently released its list of quarantine pests in regard to the export of Cambodian longans to China. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia’s pepper exports soar over 500 percent in first eight months

Cambodia has exported 24,847 tonnes of pepper to foreign markets in the first eight months of this year, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Agriculture Ministry to launch campaign to vaccinate more than 30,000 cattle in Cambodia

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Veng Sakhon said Cambodia is launching a vaccination campaign against skin tumors to prevent transmission from cattle in one community to another. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Farmers get veg safety tips

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon emphasised the importance of training farmers on integrated land and nutrient management procedures for safe vegetable production after more than 300 farmers received the training on July 29. ...

Long Kimmarita

Aquaculture sector takes off in Cambodia

Cambodia has seen remarkable increase of aquaculture with in the last decade, according to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Minister Veng Sakhon, shared the notice recently underlining that Cambodia’s aquafarming rose from 50,000 tonnes in 2009 to more than 300,000 tonnes in 2019. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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