International Agri-Livestock-Aqua Fisheries Expo Kicked Off

The International Exhibition and Conference on Agriculture, Livestock, Aqua Fisheries Industry for Cambodia was kicked off on Aug. 8 at Phnom Penh Hotel, with the participation of 40 companies from different countries.

The two-day expo, the first of its kind, was organised with an aim to provide opportunity for local enterprises to improve their capacity and identify new trends, and to help farmers develop their farming.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the expo, Secretary of State for Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries H.E. Nao Thuok said that the event is important for Cambodian farmers to learn the new trends in agricultural development.

Mr. Nguyen Ba Vinh, General Director of VEAS Co., Ltd., the expo's organiser, said that the exhibition brings together both international and Cambodian agricultural producers in the livestock and fisheries sectors and enables them to exchange ideas and build contracts.

The exhibitors are from the United States, China, Malaysia, Chian's Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, and Vietnam. They bring about 60 brands focusing on agriculture, aquaculture, livestock, animal husbandry, feed and meat processing sectors.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Press