The U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicts that Cambodia’s rice crop this year will equal but not exceed last year’s record yield. In its July rice market monitor report, issued quarterly, the FAO said that weather conditions meant this year’s rice crop would not reach previously expected levels. “In Cambodia, a slow establishment of the seasonal rains de*layed plantings of the 2013 main crop, not due for harvest until December,” the report, which analyzes the global rice market, says. “Based on official estimates, by the end of June area coverage stood nearly 93,000 hectares behind last year’s
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