10 May 2020
Mekong Nations Face Growing Threat to Food Security Amid Claims China’s Dams Exacerbate Effects of Drought
Fishermen in northeast Thailand say they have seen catches in the Mekong River plunge, while some farmers in Vietnam and Cambodia are leaving for jobs in cities as harvests of rice and other crops shrink. “The situation in the Mekong is worrying as the prolonged drought poses dire threats to regional countries from various aspects, particularly in terms of food security,” said Zhang Hongzhou, a research fellow at RSIS.
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Last updated on 11/05/2020