Australian mini-grids to power Cambodian villages renewably
10 June 2021 at 10:47
The new project will provide up to about $1.55 million in grants over the next two years to stimulate private investment in renewable energy for locations that don’t have access to an electricity grid. Australia’s new near-$180 million Mekong-Australia Partnership (MAP) will fund the project.
Industrial maize farming in Myanmar’s Shan State is devastating families and landscapes as well as fuelling ever-increasing levels of transboundary haze, generating urgent calls for serious changes to animal feed supply chains.
Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a press release on the outcomes of the 6th Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the bilateral meeting between Cambodian and Thai Foreign Ministers, held yesterday in Chongqing, China.
Cambodia’s government held a ceremony Wednesday to commemorate the delivery of the first drop of oil extracted from the country’s offshore deposits, but the partner company that produced it went bankrupt days earlier and activists said oil is not the answer to the country’s ailing economy.