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Indian Kharif crop rice planting supported by government incentives and favourable weather

03 / 07 / 2020

Indian Kharif crop rice planting supported by government incentives and favourable weather

The pace of Indian Kharif crop rice planting is far outperforming last year, supported by government measures and the early arrival of the monsoon season. While locust outbreaks in northern states...

Cambodia update

19 / 05 / 2020

Cambodia update

The FAO has estimated Cambodia’s 2019 paddy production at 10.9 million mt, down by 0.06% year-on-year but 8.82% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the 2019 off-season crop concluded in...

Bangladesh’s Boro crop paddy harvest 44% complete in wetlands

27 / 04 / 2020

Bangladesh’s Boro crop paddy harvest 44% complete in wetlands

The Boro crop paddy harvest is 44% complete in Bangladesh’s wetland regions, according to local reports citing the Agriculture Minister. There are hopes that the harvest would be completed on...

Laos update

23 / 04 / 2020

Laos update

The FAO has forecast Laos’ 2019 paddy production at 3.44 million mt, up by 2.02% year-on-year but 11.8% below the five-year average. Harvesting of the 2019 off-season crop is due to conclude in...

India Southwest Monsoon update

22 / 04 / 2020

India Southwest Monsoon update

The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast that the 2020 Southwest Monsoon will be normal, reaching 96% - 104% of the Long Period Average (LPA). There is a 9% chance that rainfall will be...