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To get locally produced organic products in the Kingdom is no easy feat, as there is no industry regulation for the criteria needed to certify a product as organic.

Mon, 29 February 2016

Pig farmers maximise profit with German Animal Healthcare Programme

With the decline of prices for live hogs in Cambodia, due to the outbreak of blue ear disease and cheap live hog imports from Vietnam and Thailand, farmers urgently need to cut their losses and drive profits again.

Mon, 29 February 2016

Breaking down the numbers

With the recent release of the annual agricultural production report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries consolidating the overall export statistics – a total of 66 raw and partly processed agricultural products –

Mon, 29 February 2016

Kingdom’s unbranded rice industry continues to be pelted by challenges

Despite having won TRT (The Rice Traders) World’s Best Rice competition in three consecutive years since 2012, Cambodia’s rice industry continues to face challenges when pitted against its regional competitors – namely Thailand and

Mon, 29 February 2016

CEDAC aims to double organic rice production

As the Cambodian agricultural landscape slowly shifts to large-scale agribusiness taking up huge swathes of tillable land, with small-scale farmers often left outside the fold, local and international organizations have worked toget

Mon, 29 February 2016

Down on Reththy’s farm

Surrounded by some 20 children at newly-completed houses in Keo Phos, Sihanoukville’s Stung Hav district, Mong Reththy – the country’s leading agricultural tycoon – surveys the empire he has built on more than 5,000 hectares of his

Mon, 29 February 2016

From tablet to tractor, digital drives farming innovation

Cattle are still ploughing the rice fields of Cambodia and farmers still await the monsoon season to water their crops.

Farmers of organic rice are paid at least 20 per cent more for their produce than farmers of ordinary rice
Tue, 12 May 2015

Should Cambodian rice go organic or focus on mass production?

While the government pushes for an increase in the exportation of rice, individual Cambodian farmers may benefit the most from growing high-quality aromatic organic rice, which has won the first prize in World Best Quality Rice Comp

Mike Quin, RMA Division Manager for Infrastructure, poses in front of an John Deere E Series tractor
Tue, 12 May 2015

RMA makes quality agricultural solutions affordable

Two months ago, RMA Cambodia launched a new showroom and service center in Kampong Thom province, with another to follow in Takeo province by mid-July.

Kong Pharitt shows off some of his solar inventions that can be applied to farming
Tue, 12 May 2015

Pharitt: a solar system inventor who supports agriculture

Almost two decades ago, inventor Kong Pharitt started to focus his work on transfering the energy of the sun into electricity to power a whole variety of equipment for increasing demand and to distribute it in Cambodia.