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 800 hectares of ripening rice fields.
“We can’t emphasize this enough how privileged our commune is to have received a grant for climate resilience. It drives us to think even bigger and do more with our commune’s annual allocated budget. This year, we have a longer and larger rehabilitated canal, irrigating water to the paddy fields across our four villages...