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A man collects fish at the Tonle Sap river bank in Phnom Penh, September 9, 2022. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Fishers Struggle With Declining Fish Catch, Citing Irregular Water Levels

Fishers, NGOs, and the government say individual fish catch on the Tonle Sap is low again this year. But while a government official said that is primarily due to population growth and illegal fishing, researchers and community members say the culprit is the extremely irregular water levels caused by upstream hydropower dams.
Mey Ponlok uses a typewriter for the blind. Photo taken on August 16, 2022. CamboJA/ Seoung Nimol

Cambodian universities are failing students with disabilities

Students with disabilities still struggle at Cambodia’s private universities, which are failing to meet their needs, and the country does not have any specialized colleges for the disabled despite the government’s National Strategic Plan on Disability – which aims to make access to education easier for people living with disabilities.