Environment and natural resources

Cambodia committed to join research on safe, sustainable and affordable energy sources

Cambodia is ready to participate in research on safe, sustainable and affordable energy sources to contribute to dealing with climate change issue. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50960524/cambodia-committed-to-join-research-on-safe-sustainable-and-affordable-energy-sources/

Siem Reap pagoda monks plan palm tree planting campaign

Monks at the Phnom Preah Thevak pagoda, also known as Sen Chey, in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district plan to plant 50,000 Asian palmyra palm trees in a 60ha community forest to preserve the species represents the national identity. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-pagoda-monks-plan-palm-tree-planting-campaign

Capital updates all waste management service fees

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration will introduce new solid waste management fees in the capital to ensure the regular flow of operations and in line with current developments in the country. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-updates-all-waste-management-service-fees

Border pool dolphins down to just one

Dolphin conservation groups and government officials are expressing grave concerns over the decline in the number of dolphins present at the Chheu Teal trans-boundary pool of the Mekong River at the Laos-Cambodia border, saying that if this alarming trend is not halted, it will lead ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/border-pool-dolphins-down-just-one

S’ville launches campaign on new garbage rules

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration on Saturday began an information campaign with details of new garbage disposal and collection times. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50958120/sville-launches-campaign-on-new-garbage-rules/

43 people arrested in Preah Sihanouk land encroachment case

Preah Sihanouk authorities launched an operation to arrest people in Prey Nob District who were involved in a forest encroachment case. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957535/43-people-arrested-in-preah-sihanouk-land-encroachment-case/

Preah Sihanouk promotes sustainable waste management and cleanliness

A revitalised and aggressive “spruce up” campaign has been embarked upon in Preah Sihanouk province to provide  a clean city with proper waste management to give it an aesthetically good-looking environment to attract tourists. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955833/preah-sihanouk-promotes-sustainable-waste-management-and-cleanliness/

GIZ launches climate action training course

GIZ fabric – a project of the German international development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to promote sustainability in the textile and garment industry in Asia – on October 18 launched the “Climate Action Training for the Fashion Industry” to support the industry’s ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/giz-launches-climate-action-training-course

Takeo’s Prek Lapouv nature reserve at risk from drought

Birdlife International Cambodia has expressed concern that the water level in Boeung Prek Lapouv Protected Landscape Area in Takeo province may not reach last year’s level, putting animals foraging for food during the dry season at risk. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/takeos-prek-lapouv-nature-reserve-risk-drought

K Thom village participates in REDD+ project

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has registered 1,359ha of land as the O’Bosleav Forest Community Land in Kampong Thom province in an effort to implement a REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) project to preserve forests for carbon forest sales. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/k-thom-village-participates-redd-project

Mystery over Stung Treng cleared forest land to be solved

Sesan district governor said he will solve the mystery surrounding illegally cleared forest land after more than 50 families appealed to the Stung Treng provincial authorities for an investigation into the clearing of hundreds of hectares in Kbal Romeas commune’s Krabei Chrom village.   ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949090/mystery-over-stung-treng-cleared-forest-land-to-be-solved/

O’Bosleav given first-ever community forest land titles

The Forestry Administration announced yesterday that the O’Bosleav Forest Community has officially received land titles through the rigorous registration process. This is the first example of this happening in Cambodia. .. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949092/obosleav-given-first-ever-community-forest-land-titles/

Roe deer saved, freed in Oddar Meanchey

A female roe deer was saved and released into the wild after being trapped by a snare in the Sorng Rukhavorn community forest in Oddar Meanchey province on October 7, according to Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/roe-deer-saved-freed-oddar-meanchey

Endangered deer rescued by rangers in Oddar Meanchey

A female Eld’s deer which had been illegally trapped in Sorng Rukhavoan wildlife sanctuary in Oddar Meanchey province was rescued and released back into the wild on Thursday. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50948551/endangered-deer-rescued-by-rangers-in-oddar-meanchey/

The great Koh Kong land rush: Areas stripped of protection by Cambodian gov’t being bought up

In July, conservationists in Cambodia sounded the alarm over a regulation that saw eight protected areas in Koh Kong province collectively lose territory twice the size of Phnom Penh, the country’s capital. Officials said the move, affecting nearly 127,000 hectares (314,000 acres) under Sub-decree No. ...

Gerald Flynn
https://news.mongabay.com/2021/10/the-great-koh-kong-land-rush-areas-stripped-of-protection-by-cambodian-govt-being-bought-up/

Warning issued on possible effects of ’17th Typhoon’ on Cambodia

The Ministry of Water Resources has issued a notification stating that:On October 8, active low pressure occurred in the Philippines. This active low pressure will gradually increase its impact into the South China Sea, possibly increasing its impact to the 17th typhoon (not yet officially ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50947163/warning-issued-on-possible-effects-of-17th-typhoon-on-cambodia/

100 ha of land illegally cleared in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

The Andong Kraloeng forestry community is up and arms over 100 hectares of forest land inside Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary being cleared illegally with no intervention and action taken by the provincial environment department. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50944346/100-ha-of-land-illegally-cleared-in-keo-seima-wildlife-sanctuary/

Villagers: Take action against Koh Kong land grab

More than 200 residents of Chroy Svay community’s Saray Khang Cheung village in Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district urged authorities and the provincial Department of Environment to take action against people who have encroached on the community’s flooded forest land. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-take-action-against-koh-kong-land-grab

Conservation area residents registered for land requests

The provinces of Koh Kong, Kep and Oddar Meanchey have completed a census identifying long-time residents of areas designated as protected natural land and conservation areas. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/conservation-area-residents-registered-land-requests

Makro stocks K Kong mussels

Koh Kong blue mussels are now available at Makro Supermarket in western Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district, after a deal was struck with local communities in an effort to boost incomes and support the conservation of mangroves, according to a senior Ministry of Environment official. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/makro-stocks-k-kong-mussels

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

5PS4K
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!