Cambodian farmers are increasingly growing organic rice and vegetables in some places, but there is no official certification available.
Salt farmers in Kampot and Kep provinces say that production almost doubled this year as the annual rains arrived late, causing droughts in parts of Cambodia.
According to CEDAC, about 250 farmers have begun growing organic vegetables in four provinces—Takeo, Kompong Speu, Kompong Chhnang and Siem Reap.
His remarks came during the inauguration of a dam located on the Tatay river in Koh Kong province’s Thma Baing district.
The old dump site has about 3 million tons of trash, filling 31 hectares of land. It was filled in just six years.
In the Kampong Phluk fishing village on the Tonle Sap lake, home to thousands of families in Siem Reap province, fishermen say their catch this year has been too poor to live on.
Officials say the land-locked country can serve as a model for connectivity, helping the region focus on the development gap between the rich and poor countries of Asean.
Fishermen say their catch this year has been too poor to live on.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday called on Asean member states to work together on cross-border rescues of citizens in the wake of natural or man-made disasters.
In the remote province of Ratanakiri, in northeastern Cambodia, deforestation and climate change are taking a heavy toll on communities.
Because of its geography, a low-lying coastal country at the mouth of a major river system, Bangladesh suffers disproportionately from the effects of global climate change. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
More than 80 percent of Cambodia’s population relies on agriculture, a major economic pillar of the country.