PM says funds needed for rice storage, drying

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Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for more investment in rice storage facilities and drying machines in a bid to increase the country’s rice export capacity.

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In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, farmers fertilize rice with cement

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In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, farmers fertilize rice with cement

Farmers in the southern province of Dong Thap in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta are nurturing their paddy fields with an unusual kind of fertilizer: cement. They do seem to work amid expert warnings.

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Rice industry growth hampered by disunity

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The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), the apex body of the nation’s rice industry, is looking to bring all relevant stakeholders under one unifying vision for the sector, citing the lack of cooperation among its members as a key reason for missing last year’s 1 million-tonne milled rice export target.

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Rice warehouses are put back on the table in talks with China

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Rice warehouses are put back on the table in talks with China

The Ministry of Commerce announced last week a $400 million proposal by three Chinese firms to build state-run rice warehousing facilities to increase the Kingdom’s storage capacity.

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Shipments of organic rice picking up steam

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Cambodian rice millers and exporters are increasingly eyeing the export of organic rice to the European Union and the United States, after shipments of this niche product increased this year.

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Rice farmers looking at dry spell

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Rice farmers looking at dry spell

Farmers and exporters have expressed concerns over an Agriculture Ministry notice issued on Wednesday asking farmers to have only one harvest this upcoming dry season because of water shortages across the country, given that this could affect the paddy output next year.

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Tranquil life in Mai Chau

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Tranquil life in Mai Chau

VietNamNet Bridge – Sizzling hot weather in Saigon led me to make a trip up to the nation’s north. Mai Chau, an upland district in Hoa Binh Province, was my destination.

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Paddy rice hits target, but exports fall short

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Cambodia has attained its target of paddy rice production, but remains far short of its rice export target, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday.

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‘Ghost rice’ in Vietnam – P2: Harvesting in darkness

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‘Ghost rice’ in Vietnam – P2: Harvesting in darkness

To harvest ‘ghost rice,’ which is a species of wild rice, farmers have to leave for the paddy fields at midnight.

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Rice prices seen gaining ground in Mekong region

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Rice prices seen gaining ground in Mekong region

A prolonged regional drought is expected to push Thai and Vietnamese rice prices up by 10 to 15 per cent, narrowing the price gap that has kept Cambodian rice exporters from securing major international supply orders, one of the Kingdom’s biggest rice exporters said yesterday.

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Tractor tax abolished, but farmers still stuck in a rut

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Prime Minister Hun Sen’s announcement on Facebook yesterday that the annual tax on vehicles used by limited-income families, including tractors, would be abolished was met with indifference by small-scale farmers, who said high interest rates on loan were a concern, not the negligible tax assessed on farm vehicles.

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Tranquil life in Mai Chau

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Tranquil life in Mai Chau

Sizzling hot weather in Saigon led me to make a trip up to the nation’s north. Mai Chau, an upland district in Hoa Binh Province, was my destination.

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Malaysia spends over US$500 mln annually to support rice farming

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Malaysia spends over US$500 mln annually to support rice farming

The Malaysian government spends a total of 2.2 billion RM (about US$523 million) a year to assist rice farmers, said the country’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Tajuddin Abdul Rahman.

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A mixed bag for nation’s rice sector

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VietStock FI English 3 month(s) ago

Cambodia’s rice sector has experienced some setbacks as a result of drought and neighbouring competition this year. As 2015 comes to an end, Cambodia’s rice sector is recovering from these obstacles and is experiencing some improvements. The Post’s Cheng Sokhorng sat down with Song Saran, CEO and president of Amru Rice (Cambodia), to discuss the current condition of the rice sector and its future.

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Buckwheat flowers brighten northwest rock plateau

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Buckwheat flowers brighten northwest rock plateau

Dong Van rock plateau in the northwestern province of Ha Giang is famous for its imposingly high mountains, impressive winding passes and vast terraced paddy fields.

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