|Title||Cultivated Area of Rice and Pepper in 2019|
□ The cultivated area of rice totaled 729,820ha in 2019, which decreased by 1.1% from 737,673ha in 2018.
○ The cultivated area of rice recorded a decrease owing to the development of residential and commercial sites, and the
government project to encourage farmers to cultivate other crops.
□ The cultivated area of pepper amounted to 31,644ha in 2019, which rose by 9.8% from 28,824ha in 2018.
○ The increase in the cultivated area of pepper in 2019 was caused by the rise in pepper prices in 2018.
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