Cambodian Climate Hero Profile: Mr. Nop Khemara

Father of three and motor mechanic Mr. Nop Khemara, 37, has been measuring and recording rainfall in his village for around seven years. His task – for which he receives some small compensation but carries out with a sense of community responsibility – is an important one. The data is recorded by the government to monitor and predict weather in the area. Technology is advancing and recently, an Automatic Weather Station was voluntarily installed by the provincial authorities in his family’s yard. The new station automates the measurement of wind, air temperature and relative humidity, evaporation, solar radiation, and soil moisture and soil temperature. Download to read more.