Phnom Penh: Cambodia's agricultural produce, whether it is potato, pepper, corn There is no variation in the market price at harvest. But this year, Pailin's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the price of cassava at this year's market seems to be better than last year. In that market, cassava for fresh cassava traders sells for 1 kg up to 2.1 baht (Thai Baht) or equivalent to more than 280 riel. Dry cassava costs between 700 riel and 733 riel per kilogram.
At the beginning of the rainy season, around 566,000 hectares in the province have been growing crops, said Say Sophat, director of Pailin's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Many of them include cassava which farmers have already cultivated and uses nearly 40,000 hectares, equal to 90% of the total land area .
The head of the province's agriculture department said that in the rainy season this year, the weather was favorable for agricultural crops, including crops. Pailin, corn, red corn, cassava, and other crops make farmers happy in Pailin as their crops grow. They are hopeful that their harvest will be high.
According to Minister of Commerce, HE Pan Soysak previously pointed out that the trend and expectations indicate that demand for cassava for regional and global markets will be available. Higher growth, this is a new opportunity for Cambodia to develop the value chain by enhancing and expanding production, processing of cassava slices and Export capacity to meet future market demand.