agriculture
Protesters outside the Kampong Leng district hall in Kampong Chhnang province on August 12, 2019. (VOD)

Families Protest After Land Clearing Interrupted

About 100 families were prevented from plowing their land with tractors in Kampong Chhnang province, with district authorities saying they feared the farmers were encroaching

View of rice fields in Battambang province's Thma Koul district in July 2019 (Supplied)

Drought Hits 150,000 Hectares of Rice Fields

About 150,000 hectares of rice fields in 10 provinces are suffering from drought, according to Agriculture Ministry figures, with farmers in some areas saying more than half their crops are dying.

Cashew Farmers in Kompong Thom

As Prices Plunge, Cashew Farmers Struggle

Cashew farmers here in Kraya commune say plunging nut prices are leaving them unable to repay high-interest loans or support their families, creating insolvency fears even amid a bumper harvest.