Despite a struggling economy, Russian agriculture recently outpaced Canada and the United States in wheat exports becoming the world's largest supplier of the key ingredient making bread. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
Much of the U.S. was in the grip of a chilling polar vortex in mid-December and temperature were well below 10 degrees celsius in many areas. VOA Khmer's Hong Chanda narrates.
In 2000, Suy Senglim met a French journalist who inspired in him a passion for photography. To put this new-found passion to good use, since 2012 he began to capture images of Cambodia’s vast variety of birdlife.
Suy Senglim is preparing to compile a book on 100 significant bird species from the some 400 species he has so far photographed, which he hopes will be published in early 2018.
Kha Sros of the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) said that while illegal logging had decreased, forest patrols had only managed to stem logging during the daytime.
Fish farming is booming amid depleted fish stocks in the Lower Mekong River Basin.
The world’s first high yielding variety was first cultivated in India
Palm oil's rapid growth has spawned huge plantations, especially in Southeast Asia. Amnesty International's Meghna Abraham says the burgeoning demand also is driving widespread labor abuses.
Controversies surrounding two of the mega dams, the Xayaburi and Don Sahong, have not been resolved, yet Laos is preparing to launch its next big dam, the Pak Beng on the Mekong.
As SE Asia's Electricity Demands Rise, Threats to Food Security
Research scientist John Ward talks to VOA Khmer about the future of the Mekong, the effects of climate change, hydropower development and impact on people and environment.