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Koh Kong villagers trade logging for agriculture

Publication date 13 July 2020 | 22:59 | ICT

Over 200 families living in Koh Kong province’s Sovanna Green Village Community who used to log timber and hunt wild animals for a living have now turned to agriculture to sustain themselves.

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