Cambodian farmers deploy scarecrows to ward off coronavirus

SourceGulf Today
SectorAgriculture
CountryMiddle east

A man sets up a scarecrow in front of his home in Cambodia's Kampong Cham province. Armed with a stick, a floral-shirted scarecrow with a plastic pot for a head stands guard in front of a rural Cambodian home -- a sentry erected by superstitious farmers to ward off the coronavirus.   Known as "Ting Mong" in Khmer, the creatively rendered scarecrows often pop up in villages that have been hard-hit by infectious diseases like dengue or water-borne ...read more...