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Digital platform for sustainable charcoal production in the works

An innovative digital platform for the government is being developed to promote the sustainable production and consumption of charcoal. It’s the work of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which partnered with the Group for Environment, Renewable Energies and Solidarity (Geres), the Regional Community Forestry ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666506/digital-platform-for-sustainable-charcoal-production-in-the-works/

Charcoal exports banned

Charcoal traders have complained about the high cost of “service payments” required to export to Thailand via Banteay Meanchey province’s Boeung Trakuon border crossing, forcing some to stop operating. Meanwhile, Forestry Administration officials recently imposed a blanket ban on all charcoal exports. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/charcoal-exports-banned

Kratie military police question illegal loggers

Kratie provincial court granted Military Police permission to bring two suspects involved with operating an illegal charcoal kiln back to a provincial military police base on Sunday for further questioning. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-military-police-question-illegal-loggers

Tycoon senator opens up on Thai power deal

Cambodia’s electricity generation reached 2.714 billion kilowatt hours last year, of which 1.851 million KWh was generated by hydro dams and 863.02 million KWh by coal-powered plants. Household access to electricity rose 18.8 percent, compared to 2013, according a report from Cambodia’s Electricity Authority.    ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/19173/tycoon-senator-opens-up-on-thai-power-deal/

Charcoal plant shuttered for lacking wood license

Authorities in Kratie province shut down a charcoal manufacturing plant in Chet Borei district on Sunday for lacking the requisite documentation, but said they would allow the company to fire back up once it got its paperwork in order. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/charcoal-plant-shuttered-for-lacking-wood-license-101581/

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