Ministry reports damage from droughts and floods

Floods and droughts destroyed some 67,000ha of paddy fields in the Kingdom last year, resulting in minimal declines to yields and land available for cultivation, the Ministry of Agriculture reported on Monday. Ministry spokesman Srey Vuthy joined a government press unit briefing on Monday to report the ministry’s achievements last year and its plans for 2020. Vuthy noted that last year, 67,000ha of paddy fields were damaged by floods and droughts. …