Cambodians try out smartphones to track – and ease – climate woes

Yin Socheat, a 29-year-old Cambodian farmer, is immersed in her smartphone – but it isn’t the latest viral meme she’s looking at.

Instead it’s the pilot for a new app that she hopes will help secure a better future for herself and her family, as climate change brings wilder weather to Cambodia.

Researchers looking at how to cut deforestation and help farmers adapt to changing conditions usually gather data through on-the-ground surveys in farflung communities.

In full: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-climatechange-farming-featur/cambodians-try-out-smartphones-to-track-and-ease-climate-woes-idUSKCN1S01EO

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