Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake, which lies in the center of the country, is home to hundreds of species of fish that provide the Southeast Asian nation with up to 60 percent of its protein. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Building greater resilience to threats requires “layers” of responses, says Gernot Laganda, director of climate and disaster risk reduction programs at World Food Program.
Report by Washington-based Stimson Center lays out new economic and technological opportunities for improving and diversifying region’s energy mix.
Cambodia should scrap some hydropower dams as alternative energy sources, such as solar power, are becoming cheaper, a U.S. think-tank said.
An international NGO said Laos' Don Sahong dam would block and threaten “vital subsistence and commercial fisheries in the Lower Mekong Basin.”
Last week, the group circulated Taiwanese trade figures that showed imports of silica sand dwarfed Cambodia’s recorded exports by $30 million.
The signing came three years after KrisEnergy bought up the Chevron company’s shares in the field.
The Bunong and Lao people place spiritual significance on the forests and ancestral burial grounds which will be flooded when the dam goes online.
According to the Ministry of Rural Development, more than 630,000 wells have been drilled across the country.
California has emerged from five years of drought and is turning its attention to underground aquifers, which have been depleted in many farming areas. VOA Khmer's Ten Soksreinith narrates.
More than 4,000 families have already relocated to make way for the floodwaters, most from the ethnic Bunong and Kuy minorities.
Just south of Aleppo there was once a research center where Syria's agricultural heritage was preserved with a view to helping feed the world. VOA Khmer's Chhim Sumedh narrates.