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Youths discuss climate

Youths discuss climate

YOUNG people gathered in Phnom Penh today to discuss strategies and actions to combat the effects of climate change in Cambodia and other ASEAN countries. Ou Sun Vann, under secretary of state at the Environment Ministry, told the workshop – organised by Young Progressives Southeast Asia – that Cambodia was particularly susceptible to climate change because people’s awareness of the issue remained limited. “Climate change is adversely affecting sectors including argriculture, water resources, forestry, fisheries, coastline areas and infrastructure, ” he said.

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