Virgin Coconut Oil: A young, potentially lucrative market for Cambodia to tap into

Publication date 29 February 2016 | 11:05 | ICT

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.



  • Pig farmers maximise profit with German Animal Healthcare Programme

    Publication date 29 February 2016 | 11:01 | ICT

    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.

  • Breaking down the numbers

    Publication date 29 February 2016 | 10:55 | ICT

    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 –

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

    Publication date 29 February 2016 | 10:50 | ICT

    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

  • CEDAC aims to double organic rice production

    Publication date 29 February 2016 | 10:48 | ICT

    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

  • Down on Reththy’s farm

    Publication date 29 February 2016 | 10:46 | ICT

    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

  • From tablet to tractor, digital drives farming innovation

    Publication date 29 February 2016 | 10:43 | ICT

    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

    Should Cambodian rice go organic or focus on mass production?

    Publication date 12 May 2015 | 10:49 | ICT

    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

    RMA makes quality agricultural solutions affordable

    Publication date 12 May 2015 | 10:39 | ICT

    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

    Pharitt: a solar system inventor who supports agriculture

    Publication date 12 May 2015 | 10:33 | ICT

    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.

  • Long before KN become the exclusive, official importer for Yanmar machinery Cambodian farmers knew and valued the brand because the equipment was already available on the grey market

    KN capitalizes on Cambodia’s existing preference for Yanmar machinery

    Publication date 12 May 2015 | 10:02 | ICT

    As more Cambodian famers choose to use agricultural machinery for farming, traditional farming using cattle is becoming a thing of the past.