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Cambodia | 13 August 2018
Hopes for potato farming in Cambodia running high

After determining the best provinces in the country to grow potatoes, Cambodian scientists are now working to figure out what varieties adapt best to the local soil and will have the highest yields. ...

Cambodia | 5 July 2018
ADB's fresh support to Cambodia in climate resilience and agriculture sector

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $90 million loan to help Cambodia strengthen climate resilience and modernize the agriculture sector using advanced technologies. ...

Cambodia | 29 May 2018
Cambodian 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 war...

Cambodia | 20 March 2018
Cambodia thanks Australia for agriculture support

Cambodia reiterated the important role Australia plays in the development of its agriculture sector and urged leaders of the Commonwealth nation to support the modernisation of the industry through in...

Cambodia | 25 January 2018
International fund boosts Cambodian agriculture development

An independent evaluation published yesterday has found the International Fund for Agriculture Development in Cambodia has helped small farm owners increase and diversify their businesses, by approvin...

Cambodia | 4 January 2018
Power bills to fall in agriculture

The government is planning to lower the price of electricity for factories in the agriculture sector, and says it will be able to supply it as cheap as 480 riel, or 12 cents, per kilowatt hour, as soo...

Cambodia | 16 October 2017
Deal on Cambodian agricultural input confirmed

GroGenesis, a global agriculture technology company, announced last week the official signing in Phnom Penh of a major distribution agreement with Curewel International. The agreement will allow Cu...

Cambodia | 9 October 2017
Ho Puthea on agriculture, chemical-free vegetables and imports

Khmer Times’ Sok Chan discusses the country’s agricultural policy with Ho Puthea, the director of horticulture and subsidiary crops at the Ministry of Agriculture’s General Directorate of Agriculture....

Cambodia | 11 September 2017
Cambodia's backbone is still the agriculture sector

KT: Cambodia’s main exports are garments, footwear and agricultural products destined for markets in the European Union and the US. How will the country’s exports be affected with Brexit? Mr Menon:...

Cambodia | 14 February 2017
Utah family starts Cambodia's only dairy farm

Since the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge in the late 1970s, there have been no dairy farms in Cambodia. Several large Western companies have tried to start dairy operations in the country, but all...

Cambodia | 10 October 2016
Chinese firms rush into Cambodian farming

Chinese investors are rushing to invest in agriculture in Cambodia, drawn by ideal farming conditions and the sound relationship between the two countries, although there are challenges such as Cambod...

Cambodia | 22 July 2016
You could own a piece of a Cambodian dairy startup

At a time when Nintendo’s Pokémon Go is taking over the world, the name Moo Moo Farms may conjure up imagery of pixelated princesses and plumbers whizzing along a cartoon racetrack. But it turns ou...

Cambodia | 7 September 2015
Mass infection in pigs sparks fears

A new breakout of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) has taken the lives of more than 1,200 pigs while infecting some 3,200 more in three districts across Siem Reap since mid-August,...

Cambodia | 1 October 2012
Cambodian farmers squeezed out

Cambodians like pork. The average Cambodian consumes 9.29 kilogrammes of the meat a year and local farmers have long supplemented their incomes by selling an average of two pigs a year. In 2008, Ca...

Cambodia | 20 June 2012
Veteran agriculture development consultant joins Stevia Nutra

Stevia Nutra Corporation (The Company), an Agro-Management company focussed on stevia agronomics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dararith Soun as Agro-Development Manager for Cambodia. ...

Cambodia | 11 June 2012
Farmer unearths 95 grenades

A cache of 95 Russian-made grenades left over from the civil war in the early 1990s was discovered last week by a farmer in Banteay Meanchey’s Svay Chek district. The cache, buried under a tree on ...

Cambodia | 21 May 2012
Crocodile farmers feel drop in demand

The price of crocodile hatchlings in Siem Reap province has dropped drastically, and many local farmers are worrying about the future viability of crocodile farming.

Cambodia | 2 April 2012
Bird flu leaves one child dead

A six-year-old girl from Kampong Chhnang province’s Kampong Tralach district died on Friday in the year’s second H5N1 fatality...

Cambodia | 30 August 2011
Mutant strain of bird flu spreading

A mutant strain of deadly H5N1 bird flu that is immune to existing vaccines is spreading across Asia, doctors warned yesterday.

Cambodia | 25 August 2011
Child dies of bird flu in Cambodia

A six-year-old Cambodian girl has become the eighth person to die from bird flu in the country this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

Cambodia | 28 June 2011
Cambodian banks aim to ride agriculture boom

Cambodian banks are hoping that a surge in agricultural investment will bring in the customers they need to take out loans and put to work the cash flooding into the frontier market’s overcrowde...

Cambodia | 25 February 2011
Cambodia bird flu deaths spark UN warning

A United Nations disease expert has warned globalisation is creating more opportunities for diseases to spread from animals to humans...

Cambodia | 9 February 2011
Cambodian girl dies from bird flu

A five-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday, in the first reported fatality from the virus since early last year.

Cambodia | 3 January 2011
Cattle disease strikes Svay Rieng villages

Twelve cows and buffalo have died of foot and mouth disease in Svay Rieng province’s Kampong Ro district since mid-December...

Cambodia | 13 December 2010
Cambodian PM to sign 15 deals during China visit

Cambodia’s prime minister has arrived in China for an official visit that’s expected to culminate in the signing of 15 agreements.

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