Nearly 80 percent of Cambodians live in rural areas, and 65 percent rely on agriculture, fisheries, and forestry for their livelihoods. One-fifth of Cambodians are food deprived, which means they eat less than the minimum daily requirement of calories.
Why is Cambodia food insecure?
Cambodia is also highly vulnerable to natural disasters, with regular monsoon flooding and localized droughts. Limited and unequal access to education and health services and low investment in public infrastructure further perpetuate food insecurity and undernutrition.
How much does a meal cost in Cambodia?
Cost of Living in Cambodia
|Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant||2.65$|
|Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course||20.00$|
|McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)||6.00$|
|Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)||0.82$|
How can we improve food security in Cambodia?
Important steps are also being taken by the RGC with the support of donors, UN agencies, non-governmental organisations and research institutions, among others, to improve access to land, improve and diversify agricultural production, create income-generating opportunities for rural households, rehabilitate …
What can you not eat in Cambodia?
Generally, try to avoid fresh salads or raw vegetables as they may be washed with contaminated water and avoid eating raw shellfish, raw crab and cold cooked meats. Across Cambodia, regardless of where you are staying, you are best to stick to bottled water, even for brushing your teeth.