Cambodia

By Voun Dara30 June 2022
The government has launched a vision for sustainable food systems. By 2030, Cambodians will have access to a healthy and safe diet – with a particular focus on women and children – according to Yim Chhay Ly, deputy prime minister and chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) on June 30. Chhay Ly made the announcement at a function held to celebrate World Food… Read more
By Mom Kunthear22 May 2022
The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) is working closely with relevant ministries and partners to develop the second National Strategy for Food Security and Nutrition (NSFSN) as part of efforts to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Say Ung – director of the Department of Food Security, Nutrition and Health at the CARD General Secretariat – said the… Read more
By Anthony McGonigle17 March 2022
A delegation from Cambodia, led by Veng Sakhon, Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), virtually joined with ministers and senior officials from 46 member nations of UN FAO across Asia and the Pacific to address and respond to the damage done to economies and livelihoods in the food and agriculture sectors in the wake of the global pandemic, with the outcome to… Read more
17 February 2022
Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Wednesday that agricultural innovations hold key to sustainable production intensification and increasing farmers’ income. In a joint press release, Ho Puthea, deputy director of the MAFF’s General Directorate of Agriculture (GDA), said farmers… Read more
Agropreneurs is the next big thing in Cambodia that will take the nation’s economy to great heights. An estimated 30-40 percent of agropreneurs are already taking the agricultural sector by leaps and bounds, and if the trend is refashioned by the remaining then only the sky’s the limit. Tapping the opportunity, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries signed a memorandum of… Read more
By Ry Sochan1 December 2021
Cambodia is committed to work hand in hand with other countries to strengthen its food systems, especially as the Kingdom assumes the ASEAN chairmanship in 2022, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen. The prime minister made the remark in a letter issued on November 6 to commemorate the 8th National Nutrition Day, held under the theme “Strengthening Food System for Sustainable Development”. … Read more
By Sen David18 October 2021
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. He said this at a ceremony in Prey Veng province’s Kanh Chriech district to commemorate World Food Day themed “Our actions are our future. Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life”… Read more
By Heng Panha25 September 2021
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Yim Chhay Ly, Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development said that as the Cambodia  moves to an Upper-Middle Income Country status by 2030, food systems will serve as a critical foundation for sustainable development and the elimination of all forms of malnutrition, hunger, and poverty, ensuring that no one is left behind. On behalf of… Read more
By Sar Socheat23 August 2021
Cambodian rice researchers will soon release a new rice variety more resilient to climate change that produces significantly better yields than conventional rice types. Just as important in the development of vibrant international market demand, the new variety also delivers better taste after cooking. Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) director Lor Bunna… Read more
By Hin Pisei14 December 2020
The pig production sector is thriving and on the up following an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that resulted in huge losses of hog populations and put the future of small-holder farmers in jeopardy. But industry insiders are nervous about whether the current trends of increased domestic production and decreased imports will carry over into the post-Covid-19 era. The Covid-19 crisis… Read more
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