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any small species of rattan, especially Rompake) are growing in mountainous areas, in the forest and the outskirts of Tonle Sap. The small species of rattan are elastic, easy to bend, water resistant and can be used to produce wings, sieves, mats, and other products.
Producers: There are four Rattan producer communities in Pursat. These communities consist of 9 villages, 47 groups and are located in Krakor District. Recently, the commune chief advised the communities to plant 10 ha of small species rattan, however, the target is to enlarge the production to100 ha.
Market: Domestic market and Thailand.
Cane is a tropical plant that is growing in many counties in Southeast Asia and is used for beverage (cane juice contains a high content of glucose). The plant is also used for producing sugar. Cane has many species such, black skin, talan, etc.
Production size: cultivation area is 422 hectares (mostly in Barkan District and Phnom Krovanh District).
Market: Local market and other provinces (use for cane juice only).
Palm trees are grown allover Cambodia and provide many benefits to the people. This includes the fruit, leaves, stems, palm flowers, the palm juice and the palm tree that can be processed into furniture. Tnoute Chum Commune, Boeungg Kantourt Commune, Ror Laing Commune, Krakor and Kandearng District are the biggest locations producing palm sugar with a minimum quantity of about 4,000 ton per year.
Market: Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, and Phnom Penh.
Product Development: Palm juice is raw materials produce sugar, powder sugar, wine and vinegar.
Dry river fish
Fish (Fresh water fish)
Fish belongs to the most important food and nutrition sources for humans. Fish from natural fresh water (natural rivers and lakes) provides a high content of protein substance, good flavor and gives fishermen a higher price than aquaculture fish. The fish species Trey Kase, Trey Kray, Trey Domrey are considered as grade 1 and are exported to other countries.
Fish catch volume: 18,410 ton per year.
Fish traders: 44 Fish traders, mostly located in Kampong Lourng Commune, Krakor District and Raing Tile Commune Kandearng District.
Markets: Domestic market and export to Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong.
Product Development: The fish is processed into other products such as smoked fish, dry fish, Prahok and other. It is vital to the meet hygiene and other quality standards, to modernize and upgrade packing and provide labeling for export.
Stone sculptures from natural marble are hand-made products and include a large variety of handicraft products for interior decoration or worship materials in Buddhist religion. Many varieties of marble can be taken from a depth of four to five meters at Tassai mountain, Ta Yorn and Spong mountain in Pursat Province.
Production size: Thousands of tons per year.
Operating companies: Two competitors: Float Asia Friendly Mation Co., Ltd. and Association of Marble Producers in Phnom Krovanh.
Market: Phnom Penh and other provinces.
Located on the western side of the Tonle Sap lake, Pursat province is covered mainly by moutainous terrain. Although the province is not home to many ancient temples, the highlight of this province concerns the history of the war between Siamese and the Khmers that took place just before the French Colonial era in Cambodia. An popular historical site is that of the Tomb of Oknha Klang Meung, the Cambodian hero who led the war against Siamese and defeated them in 1482.
While in Pursat, visit the floating town of Kampong Luang, and take in the natural beauty of the Ouda. These are unspoiled attractions that this charming province boasts. This is also a town known for its top-quality marble. Besides farming, most of the residents make their living sculpting using marble as the main medium.
Kampong Luang, a town floating on the Tonle Sap Lake is just 40 km away from the Pursat town center. The floating village includes a police station, schools, restaurants, a clinic, shops and bars. The town is self-sufficient and is equipped with all the facilities of a grounded city.
The Ouda, a remote attraction, refreshes even the most tired travelers with its gorgeous scenery and tranquility.
Any stress brought on by the challenges of work or family life will be carried away in the natural splendor of the river, which flows from the Arai River in the Cardamom Mountains. The mouth of the river, approximately 500 meters wide, is framed by thousands of large and small rocks.
During the rainy season, the crystal clear water crashes over the smooth stones, but when the rains dry up, sentimental travelers can take a seat on the rocks to reflect on their journey. Opened just a few years ago, Ouda is located in Rokat Commune in Kravanh district 58 km from Pursat town.
Pursat and its surrounding attractions are sure to season even the savviest traveler. Lunch along the highway, dip into history with Oknha Kleang Mueng, a floating village tour, and a bathe in the healing waters of Ouda for an unforgettable trip.