Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For ‘Slow Rice’

Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For ‘Slow Rice’

By Karen Coates

A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.

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