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Officials pumping water into drought-affected rice fields

National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy told The Post on Monday that the drought is taking its toll on more than 10,000ha of rice fields in Battambang and more than 1,000ha in Kampong Cham. He said Prey Veng, Kandal, Takeo, Banteay Meanchey, Tbong Khmum, ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officials-pumping-water-drought-affected-rice-fields

Rice fields destroyed by high waters in Prey Veng

Some 1,000 hectares of rice fields in Prey Veng province have been completely destroyed by flooding and thousands more are at risk elsewhere, according to Keo Vy, spokesman for the National Committee for Disaster Management. Vy said yesterday that the floods, caused by two weeks of ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rice-fields-destroyed-high-waters-prey-veng

Japanese oil study ‘Positive’

The hunt for oil around northwestern Cambodia has unearthed “positive” results for Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), which intends to continue exploring the area in a project that could last at least six more years, a government spokesman said. JOGMEC’s survey on the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060566067/Business/japanese-oil-study-positive.html

Families May Lose Farmland To Social Land Concessions

More than 100 families face the loss of their rice fields over a social land concession that was granted to the families of military veterans in Stung Treng province, local authorities and villagers said yesterday. Seven families, who depend on their rice and mango harvest in ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Drought continues to hurt rice farmers

Farmers in provinces across the Kingdom are feeling the effects of drought after a month of dry weather in which an estimated 10,000 hectares of rice seedlings were destroyed and 135,000 hectares left at risk, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. A report from ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082158185/National-news/drought-continues-to-hurt-rice-farmers.html

Fish and rice, together at last

A new long-term project aims to boost fish stocks in rice fields. That was not a typo. For years, rice farmers in Cambodia have swept up fish – as well as frogs, snails and other aquatic fauna – that make their way from streams, canals and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072757657/National-news/fish-and-rice-together-at-last.html

Drought hits rice fields in northern Cambodia

Two consecutive months of drought have severely damaged thousands of hectares of rice fields in Krokor district and neighboring areas in Pursat province. ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/news.php?id=164

Poor farmers are hit the hardest by damage from floods

With ongoing floods causing an unprecedented $521 million in estimated damages, economists warn that poor farmers are being the hardest hit. The latest government estimate marks a roughly threefold increase from an earlier prediction of more than $161 million, which was the cost of the ...

Japan Loans over $53 Million to Improve Agriculture and Education

Cambodia will receive a concessional loan package of $53.3 million US dollars from Japan to restore the irrigation canal system and another $700,000 dollars grant aid to enhance education materials for minerals resources and topology department of the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC), the ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

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