Prime Minister Hun Sen urges rice farmers to abstain from using chemical fertilizers.
Prime Minister Hun Sen urges the public to grow fruits and vegetables organically.
With the country’s first-ever harvest of organic cassava having recently come to an end, farmers say they are happy with the price the crop is fetching, with some earning as much as $2,350 per hectare.
People in Pursat province earn a living through planting and fish farming. The forested mountains and fertile plains enable residents to grow vegetables organically and abundantly.
Roy Terb, a farmer from the Panong minority, owns four hectares of coffee plantations in Mondulkiri province, in the country’s northeast, that he cultivates using organic techniques.
Local organic coffee has seen a significant rise in demand followed by a 50% increase of land under cultivation in 2018.
Peru’s Chanchamayo makes the world’s most expensive organic coffee.
Amru Rice is now studying the possibility of diversifying into durian production.
Farmers in five districts in Svay Rieng province are boosting their livelihoods through an initiative being managed by Agro-Products Cooperative.
Procter & Gamble reported a drop in quarterly earnings.
Under its Boosting Food Projection programme, the government has now successfully opened eight markets for chemical-free vegetables in eight provinces across the country.
The sky is clear this afternoon after a morning of heavy downpours. In Thmor Bang district, in the southeastern province of Koh Kong, a farmer walks towards the field to check on his crops. He is now planting banana and durian trees.
AMRU Rice Co., Ltd. continues to grow continuously and exponentially. The company doubles the amount of organic rice it produces yearly and sustained until 2020.
Farmers and producers are asked to increase output to meet local demand.
Hun Sen is asking people to avoid vegetables grown with chemicals to help local farmers.
KT spoke to Alexandre Huynh, representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Cambodia.