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Fortified rice raises risk of hookworm infections

Eating fortified rice increases the risk of hookworm infections, a study in Cambodian schoolchildren shows, suggesting that the rice’s added nutrients inadvertently help parasites grow. ...

Mike Ives
http://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/health/news/fortified-rice-risk-hookworm-infections-1.html

Face to face with Cambodia’s HIV fighters

Cambodia’s efforts in HIV prevention and treatment have shown significant results in the past ten years and the government is now setting the bar even higher. Last December, Prime Minister Hun Sen committed to stopping new HIV infections by 2020. ...

Giovanni Ortolani, Paola Di Bella
http://www.scidev.net/global/hiv-aids/multimedia/cambodia-hiv-fighters-drugs.html

Cambodia dam’s benefits exclude people in its vicinity

The construction of the Kamchay Dam in Cambodia, though beneficial to urban areas, has not been so good for those who live close to the dam site in Kampot province, according to a study. ...

Madhukara Putty
http://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/energy/news/cambodia-dam-s-benefits-exclude-people-in-its-vicinity.html

In the rush to open more rubber plantations, nobody wins

Land conversions for rubber plantations in continental South-East Asia have expanded to areas where rubber is not historically grown, posing risks to both farmers’ livelihoods and environment conservation. The study defines continental South-East Asia as comprising Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.​ ...

SciDevNet News Staff
http://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/environment/news/in-the-rush-to-open-more-rubber-plantations-nobody-wins.html

Success of ASEAN integration hinges on interconnectivity

Acquiring international bandwidth, creating a timetable for an upgrade and extending computer networks to underserved areas will be essential for governments to build a digital infrastructure for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). ...

Nithin Coca
http://bit.ly/1yU6j7C

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