On Thursday 14 March 2019, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia, presided over the Closing Ceremony of Annual Meeting of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The closing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Agriculture. Agriculture is one of the main areas of sustaining Cambodia’s economy in the past. Samdech Techo HUN SEN is the Prime Minister who has worked hard to promote the agricultural sector.
The Agriculture Ministry’s report shows that the agricultural sector contributed 23.5 percent of GDP in 2018. Of which, for agriculture, 58.1%, animal production 11.2%, fisheries 24% and forestry 6.7%. In addition, the total value added of the agricultural sector has increased every year, increasing from 19,470 billion Riel in 2014 to 21,913 billion Riel in 2018.