Cambodia’s largest and most costly irrigation scheme has failed to irrigate a single hectare, but plans are afoot to double down with an even more expensive project.
As the IPCC readies its Special Report Global Warming at 1.5 °C, world leading scientists warn forest protection is paramount. How will the Mekong Region respond? Ask China.
Cambodia’s dominant political network has infiltrated down to the local level through a hydraulic control paradigm, unwittingly aided and abetted by international development assistance.
Sarom Trading Company is contracted to collect industrial waste eight times per month, while in reality the company only collects three times per month as waste piles grow.
The government of Cambodia is accusing its Vietnamese counterpart of complicity in the illegal importation of increasingly scarce and highly valuable Siamese rosewood.
Earlier this week, Mr Kheng said that illegal logging in Mondulkiri province is rampant and that an amendment was needed to delegate more power to local authorities.
“Cambodia’s leaders must recognize the risks of relying on only one partner, and whether its people will accept that major change in the country’s orientation,”
Japan has changed its strategy to focus on improving openness and transparency, human capital development, capacity building and environmental protection throughout its aid to Mekong countries.
EnergyLab Asia is an organisation that aims to facilitate the growth of the clean energy market in Cambodia, with a particular focus on startups and innovation.
Swathes of paddy fields across the Mekong Delta in Lao PDR, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar were inundated by the flood of water from both heavy rains and burst dams. Damaged reduced production up to 30 percent.