Drought hits agricultural production in Cambodia

People in rural areas in the Cambodian northwestern provinces of Pursat and Battambang have been suffering from water shortage for more than four months, reported the Cambodia’s Khmer Times.

The article said agriculture is a driving factor for Cambodia’s economy, but despite having land and natural water sources, irrigation system development is lacking.

In 2016, the Japan International Cooperation Agency granted concessional loans worth 60 million USD to rehabilitate and restore West Tonle Sap irrigation system.

In full: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/drought-hits-agricultural-production-in-cambodia/169962.vnp

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