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STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mr. Tek Samoeun

“I was perfectly suited for this job”: Mr. Tek Samoeun smiled as he took the time to reflect on his achievements. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Agriculture, he passed a government…  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mr. Hun Sothy

The Deputy Director of the Department of Hydrology and River Works describes the hydrology field as ‘a doctor of water’: “We only think of doctors as people who take care of patients in a hospital.…  


Sustaining natural resources for all

If you live in or close to a city, chances are you don’t venture much into a forest. This is the case for most people in the world today.  


A Drum, Metal Pipe and Rice by Product: Simple Innovation is Revolutionizing Drought

Despite the rain falling outside, a group of Agricultural Cooperative leaders and partners spent the day thinking about drier times. A total of 34 men and women took part in Drought Resistant…  


Climate Change, Cambodia and Canals: Learn How Communities in Kampong Thom are Persevering in the Face of Drought and Flooding

Historically, the devastation from flooding and drought has been sporadic. For example, in 1984, flooding destroyed approximately 400,000 hectares of land in Cambodia. Meanwhile, in 2002, land…  


Helping Communities Find a Balance: Canal Project is Promoting Economic Growth and Sustainable Agricultural Development

Communities in Kampong Thom province are on the frontlines in the battle against the climate crisis. Despite social and economic growth in this region of Cambodia, erratic drought and flooding have…  


Knowledge is Power in Rural Cambodia: Here’s How an Agricultural Program is Changing Lives in Siem Reap Province

Education is a fundamental component to alleviating poverty. In rural communities throughout Siem Reap province, an ongoing educational program is empowering Cambodians and improving livelihoods.…  


Resilient animal raising does matter

Amid loud clucks and quacks, Ms. Sun Pon happily feeds her chickens and ducks. Poised with a grin reaching from ear-to-ear, the 53-year-old widow rises each morning to tend the coop behind her home in…  


Resilient Agricultural Techniques Revitalises Hope

On a bright and fresh morning, farmer Chot Vith and her husband work together in their backyard garden. Her daughter and son busy themselves by running around the vegetable garden, full of flourishing…  


Rehabilitated Canals in Kampong Thom Help Mitigate Effects of Climate Change

On a very sunny day in Pren village, Prey Kuy commune, Kampong Thom, Mr. Choen Sokhon walks along a rehabilitated canal. The canal covers more than two kilometers, lying in the heart of approximately…  

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