Cambodian Climate Hero Profile: Mr Seng Sopha

Profile of Mr. Seng Sopha, Hydro- Meteorological Officer at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology at the Provincial Department in Kompong Cham Province, Cambodia. 

Sitting by the river near a recently installed Automatic Weather Station, he recounts its rich history as the country’s first meteorology station. He explains at the beginning of the last century, an outpost was established in the town of Kompong Cham. For the French administration, it was a strategic trade point on the Mekong River. The building remained undisturbed until the Khmer Rouge when it suffered minor damages. Download to read more.