Cambodia

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In 2003, the Veterinary Public Health Centre for Asia Pacific (VPHCAP) was established to be a regional information centre on food safety for food of animal origin in countries of the Asia-Pacific region. Since then, the VPHCAP has provided considerable amounts of information for the region’s public health researchers. With the recent commencement of the … Continue reading

ILRI Asia, Sep/2012

In 2011, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) agreed to fund a project on improvements to forage-based feeding systems in the border provinces of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam - an area referred to as the the Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) development triangle. The project is implemented by CIAT with support from ILRI. It focuses on improving the livelihoods of poor livestock farmers in the development triangle ...

Livestock and Fish,

Churning of the Sea of Milk is the most famous bas-relief at Cambodia's Angkor Wat. It depicts an episode from the Vishnu mythology. The gods, because of a curse from the sage Durvasa, begin to lose their immortality. Assisted by their mortal enemies the asuras, they churn the ocean (which was made of milk in those days) and create amrita, the nectar of immortality. Seizing the nectar as it is formed, the gods are victorious, and thus immortal . Fast Company reports that ...

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A specialist cattle-breeding association is to run an exhibition next month to promote a new breed of livestock it says will give a boost to Cambodia’s beef trade.

The Cambodian Brahman Breeders’ Association (CBBA) said it wants to encourage farmers to raise high-yield, internationally renowned Brahman cattle for domestic sale, maximising potential profits for rural families.

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