Increasing prices of fertilizers and pesticides slow down rice production in Cambodia

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Despite ample rainfall, some Cambodian farmers in Oddar Meanchey Province have not been able to plant rice due to the high price of fertilizer and pesticides.

The prices of commonly used fertilizer and herbicides had significantly increased in the past two years causing heavy losses to farmers, according to a farmer.

Cambodia imported 103,005 tons of pesticides and 1,406,775 tons of fertilizers in 2021.

Read the story at The Phnom Penh Post

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