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Drought is Threatening Cambodia's Rice Production - 2004-11-08

Cambodia's government is warning that a drought is threatening Cambodia's rice production to the point that there could be starvation.

The warning comes as agricultural experts say there is a looming crisis in the rice industry in Asia - known as the world's rice bowl.

As VOA's Heda Bayron reports from our Asia News Center in Hong Kong, weather is only part of the problem, changing economic conditions is the other.