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An exclusive interview: Environment Ministry discusses the El Nino phenomenon

THE Ministry of Environment has told Cambodian rice farmers to refrain from planting crops in the midst of a drought heightened by record temperatures due to this year’s El Nino phenomenon. Temperatures are expected to peak in April and May. Neth Pheaktra, the spokesman and secretary of state for the Minister of Environment, sat with The Post to discuss the El Nino phenomenon.