As Cambodia’s dry season gets into full swing, farmers across the country are suffering from the crippling droughts that has seen many lose two rice harvests, with the worst yet to come. BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS
Organic has been a buzz word bandied around the West for decades, and now the trend has spread its green fingers to Cambodia as more farmers become equipped to cater to the increasing global need. By Marissa Carruthers
Cambodia has a strong silk weaving history. Now, thanks to the country’s creativity, the humble lotus is making waves across the world’s fashion capitals. BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS
Since receiving Geographical Indication status in 2010, Cambodia’s Kampong Speu palm sugar has steadily gained popularity within the international market. With more innovative plans in the pipeline, the product’s export rates looks set to soar.
Cambodia’s rice has a global reputation for quality, having scooped consecutive titles as world best. However, as the regional rice war steps up a gear, will the country be able to cash in on its undisputed pedigree? BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS Rolling green paddy fields, sacks spilling over with rice and menus crammed full of various…