The Thai government has asked farmers in 22 provinces to not grow off-season rice, as the country braced for a dry spell amid low water levels in main reservoirs.
Delta Region needs to be more innovative in production to grow sustainably in the context of climate change and environmental and integration challenges.
“The town has been occupied by China,” a Sihanoukville hotel employee said. “But it can’t be helped for the sake of our bread and butter.”
Seventy percent of project will be owned by China, 30 percent by Myanmar. Myanmar’s share will be distributed to the government and public companies including “ethnics”.
The system would combine with a coastal dam in the region to combat climate change, rising sea levels and flooding, as well as to develop infrastructure for road transport, it added.