Cambodia’s Lifeline Threatened By Drought from Dams in China

Phnom Penh – People in Cambodia are grappling with dramatic changes to the country’s ecosystem as China chokes the life out of the Mekong. Meanwhile Prime Minster Hun Sen continues to Cozies up to China and its Money.

The United Nations, which partners with the Cambodian government on climate, says the country one of most vulnerable areas in Asia. “Agriculture is mostly rain-fed, and most infrastructures are not yet climate-resilient” UN representative Nick Beresford said.

Warning that many Cambodia households would probably be unable to withstand “climate-related shocks” like droughts or floods.

In full: https://www.chiangraitimes.com/opinion/cambodias-lifeline-threatened-by-drought-from-dams-in-china/

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