Phnom Penh: Following the high recommendation of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei TechoPrime Minister Hun Sen called for people to work hard to promote agricultural production, including livestock, rice and crops. We supply enough to meet local demand and create opportunity for agriculture as we close imports from B In addition to the prevention and control of the spread of infectious diseases, global Goliath -19 ".
In response to this lofty call, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has issued a number of important and urgently needed guidelines to increase and maintain focus. Focus on producing sufficient food security to meet local needs in situations where the country is at risk from Kov-19.
To monitor and evaluate the results of the implementation of the Directive in the Ministry of the Ministry on Friday, 24 April 2020, HE Veng Sakhon Lead the meeting to gather key inputs that the subordinate unit has been implementing, especially the three main units: General Department of Agriculture (rice production and Batch H) General Department of Animal Health and Animal Production (Livestock) and Fisheries (Aquaculture), and put forth more action plan. Effective and timely.
In conclusion, the Minister gave a joint statement to the meeting about the purpose of this morning meeting, outlining the will. Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Demand in the current circumstances. Be adequately prepared to start the upcoming monsoon season and project manager All must review the plan of action and important objectives in order to respond to the high calling of Samdech Techo. Efficiency. Subsequently, all 3 specialized units, General Department of Agriculture, General Department of Animal Health and Animal Production, Fisheries Administration and Project Management Unit reported to the meeting. Briefing on the progress of the implementation of the Ministry's guidelines, highlighting key achievements achieved and action plans to be implemented Both for the short, medium and long term.
The Minister highly appreciated the heads of the specialized units and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for their efforts. Actively achieved better results and of course, timely implemented the high recommendation of Samdech Techo Prime Minister.
To take on the responsibility of ensuring food security in the context of our country facing crisis, the Minister took this opportunity. There are some other important recommendations besides the previous guidelines, including:
First. In addition to the intensification of the rice crop, some important crop diversification should also consider growing vegetable crops around the home and raising livestock for Increasing income, ensuring food security, creating employment opportunities and reducing the consequences of people in this circumstance.
2. Utilize the latest technological innovations so farmers can control production. Use water-less technology for post-harvest support infrastructure (technical support, maintenance and processing) . Select a production site near the water source to submit a "Rural Electrification Fund" receipt of electricity for nighttime pumping.
3rd. Select a community with sufficient potential and capacity for large-scale vegetable production, plan production and supply according to market needs. Establish marketing channels to connect buyers and the production community with the goal of sustaining market supply through contract farming practices.
Fourth. Effectively addressing the needs of the rural poor: agricultural technology training, community development, farming Family farming, seeding of seeds, establishing a rice bank, agribusiness, and improving agricultural information dissemination Con village and commune. Encourage farmers, migrants who return to Cambodia, and unemployed workers to diversify their farming (raising chickens, fish and vegetables) .
5th. Promote diversification, diversification and agribusiness for the supply of small-scale handicrafts and local industries To maximize value added and revenue. Encourage growing vegetables and fruit trees to ensure local consumption and step in to replace imported vegetables. Promote all kinds of livestock and aquaculture, especially the use of the Government's $ 50 million special financing package through the Rural Development Bank And agriculture. In this case, the relevant General Departments will need to facilitate how farmers and farming communities can use this shortfall to increase their production. Double progress.
6th. The Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries shall cooperate actively in strengthening the structure of the agricultural community, the village veterinary agencies, the forestry community and the fishing community. All agencies need to think more about budget appropriation in line with the priorities of the 2020 budget plan. High saving spirit. Adequate preparation is needed to start the 2020-2021 production season on time.
7th. The Department of Animal Health and the Fisheries Administration shall cooperate with the private sector in the production of animal feed, livestock and fish, ensuring both quantity and quality Production productivity especially increases partnerships with farmers.
8th. All three General Departments, including the 25 Capital / Provincial Departments, must cooperate to prevent the importation of illegal agricultural products to protect local agricultural prices and to provide opportunities Local producers.
Please be informed that following the high recommendation of Samdech Techo Prime Minister, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has issued four guidelines for The professional units, project management units and departments are implemented in a timely manner where the guidelines are: 1. SNN 132, dated March 26, on "Implementation of emergency response measures of development programs and projects in the context of The epidemic is a global outbreak of Kov-19. ” 2. SNN 152, dated April 3, on "Agricultural Productivity Improvement in the Winter 2020-2021". 3rd. SNN 159, dated April 9, on "Examination of food inventories for the risk of coronavirus 19" And 4. N ន 160, dated April 10, on "Urgent measures to address the problem of declining prices of mangoes." : Kolab