The National Assembly has approved the national budget for 2018. At over $6 billion the new budget is 15 percent higher than this year’s.
With the country experiencing a reduction of its agricultural workforce, the Ministry of Agriculture is prioritising modernisation.
With plantations yielding nearly 20,000 tonnes of the fruit per year, the Ministry of Agriculture intends to expand longan exports.
The Ministry of Agriculture releases a handbook on contract farming to promote agricultural leasing arrangements.
Cambodia seeks Vietnamese investment to build factories that can process rubber and cassava.
Cambodia may export as many as 20,000 live cattle per month to Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.
After lifting a decade-old ban on snakehead, the number of aquatic farms remains low.
Growth in exports of inland fish as well as in marine production is flat during the January-September period compared with last year.
Nearly 3,000 cases have been detected in a crackdown on fisheries and forest crime.
Cambodia’s rubber exports to the international market sees an increase of 33 percent in the first nine months of 2017.
Khmer Times’ Sok Chan discusses the country’s agricultural policy with Ho Puthea.
Cambodia’s milled rice exports have increased compared with the same period last year, with China still the biggest importer of Cambodian grain.
The Ministry of Agriculture announces two community forest areas over 4,500 hectares.
Cambodia is keen to grow Japonica rice and the Ministry of Agriculture is currently conducting field trials to explore the possibility.
Civil society organisations launch a food safety campaign in Svay Rieng province.
Media outlets should review the health and agriculture products they advertise.
Cambodia has yet to export mangoes to South Korea despite signing a memorandum of understanding in 2015.
An inter-ministerial plan will look into the possibility of increasing levies on meat imports.
About 45 tonnes of Kampot pepper were sold and three countries are negotiating to purchase the 35 tonnes left in stock.
Makro calls for supplies of vegetables and fruit from local farmers for its official opening.