The Agricultural Development Study of the Mekong Flooded Area, Kingdom of Cambodia
The study area includes the Mekong River which is widely known as one of the largest river in Asia. Within the study area, there are numerous swamps, in which a great variety of birds and fish inhabit. Along the lower Mekong River, local farmers practice recession farming which traditionally utilizes water level change caused by seasonal flood. The study was conducted paying significant attention to the environmental and local traditions, hence the formulated plan proposed to conserve the environment and promote/improve the conventional farming system. Because rehabilitation and sustainable development had been desired since the end of civil war, the plan noted.