March 23, 2023

Agriculture sector in Cambodia faces climate change challenge

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The authorities in Cambodia are becoming increasingly concerned about the possible effects of climate change on the agriculture sector.

Different weather patterns, especially when it comes to rain, could have a significant impact on the South-East Asian country’s main crop, rice.

Cambodia has recently unveiled its Climate Change Strategic Plan which outlines how the country intends to respond to changing climatic conditions.

Patrick Maigua asked Say Sam Al, the Minister for Environment, how the weather could impact the country’s development agenda.

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