Environment and natural resources

Japan provides USD191,744 for realization of sustainable life environment

On 18 November, the Government of Japan agreed to provide Nature Center Risen with USD 191,744 for “The Project for Realization of sustainable life environment through mainly the teaching practical environmental education in Teacher Education College (3rd Phase).” The Grant Contract was signed between H. ...

Embassy of Japan in Kingdom of Cambodia

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Apsara authority announces the move of elephants from Angkor temple complex

Apsara authority has announced on 13 November 2019 over the move of elephants from Cambodia’s Angkor temple complex and it will end elephant rides business. Elephant management association will take charge of moving the elephants to a new home –a community forest (BosThom), located in ...

Apsara Authority

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Cambodian Youth Network releases an investigation report on Prey Lang wildlife sanctuary in Stung Treng and Preah Vihear provinces

On 05 November 2019, the Cambodian Youth Network (CYN) released a investigation report on the facing deforestation of Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary in Stung Treng and Preah Vihear provinces. The study was conducted in Anlong Chrey commune, Thalabavivat district, Stung Treng province and Chheb district, ...

Cambodian Youth Network

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Press release on the exchange of notes and related documents on the extension of grant aid up to the maximum amount of two billion and seven hundred seventy seven million Japanese Yen

On Thursday morning, 03 October 2019, H.E. Deputy Prime Minister PRAK Sokhonn and H.E. MIKAMI Masahiro, Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia, will sign the Exchange of Notes and related documents on the extension of Grant Aid up to the maximum amount of two billion and ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Announcement: Apsara Authority to begin canal construction along the forest boundaries in Angkor Archeological Park

On 30 August 2019, the Apsara Authority issued an announcement that the Department of Forestry, Cultural Landscapes and Environment of the Apsara Authority will begin construction of canals along the forest boundaries as well as plant more trees in Angkor Archeological Park in Siem Reap province ...

Apsara Authority

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Press release: Implementation of measures against individuals/companies and the means involved in forest crime

On 8 July 2019, the National Committee for Prevention and Crackdown on National Resources Offences issued​ a press release on the implementation of strict legal measures to combat forest crimes. Means related to forest crimes such as cars, tractor, and motorbikes will be requested to local ...

National Committee for Prevention and Crackdown on National Resources Offences

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Prey Lang Community Network: A statement on the rapid increase in forestry crimes

On 17 June 2019, Prey Lang Community Network of four provinces such as Kratie, Stung Treng, Preah Vihear, and Kampong Thom, released a statement on the increase of illegal logging and many illegal activities in the Prey Lang forest. The majority of illegal activities found ...

Prey Lang Community Network

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A joint statement of environmental youth calls for a stronger commitment to combat climate change

On 07 June 2019, environmental organizations, associations, and youth issued a joint statement calling on the government, private sector, youth, and the public to engage actively in the fight against climate change through the environmental protection and reduction of carbon emission. In the statement, they ...

Cambodian Youth Network

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Press release on NTFP-based enterprise by the local community create incentives for social and environmental protection

On 10 June 2019, the Ministry of Environment issued a press release expressing the significant contribution of non-timber forest producer groups and associations as social protection as well as their commitment to forest conservation and poverty eradication goals. About 68% of total rural households across ...

Ministry of Environment

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Statement​ on preventing forest fires in natural protected areas and biodiversity conservation corridors

On 21 January 2019, the Ministry of Environment issued a statement on preventing forest fires in natural protected areas and biodiversity conservation corridors in accordance to the circulation issued on 17 January 2019 on preservation of water while the Kingdom was hit by El Nino which ...

Ministry of Environment

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Press release: Stung Sen was internationally recognized as a fifth Ramsar Site in Cambodia

On 06 November 2018, Ministry of Environment issued a press release announcing to the public that Stung Sen, which is the tallest and pristine seasonally flooded freshwater swamp forest of the Tonle Sap Great Lake, has been designated as a Wetland of International Importance (also known ...

Ministry of Environment

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Notification of halting the illegal occupation of land in Preah Suramarit - Kosomak "Kirirom" National Park

On 24 October 2018, the Ministry of Environment issued a notice on halting the illegal occupation of land in Preah Suramarit-Kosomak “Kirirom” National ParK. So far, the Ministry found some areas in this national park were illegally occupied state land, including logging, land selling and ...

Ministry of Environment

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Outcomes of the working visit of Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia to Turkey

From 20-22 October 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen, paid  a working visit to the Republic of Turkey at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Turkey. During his stay in Istanbul, Mister Prime Minister paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Bainali Yildirim, ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Press release on the development of Boeng Prek Tup lake

On 18 October 2018, Preah Sihanouk provincial administration issued a press release on the development of Boeng Prek Tup lake. Based on the sub decree No. 23 ANK/BK, the Royal Government has decided to grant 1150 hectares of Boeung Prek Tup lake to private development. ...

Preah Sihanouk provincial administration

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Press release on the postponement of the press conference on the status of wildlife in Prey Lang 

On 03 October 2018, Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) issued a press release to inform national and international journalists, relevant authorities, institutions, partner organizations and the public about the decision to postpone the press conference on the status of Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary, which is ...

Prey Lang Community Network

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Press release on the development of Poy Kampenh area

On 23 September 2018, National Committee for the Management and Development of Coastal Zone issued a press release on the construction of roads, drainage systems, and the rocky beach transformation into sandy beach provides benefits for the public and is in line with the development of ...

National Committee for the Management and Development of Coastal Zone

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Notification on the prohibition of clearing, burning, encroaching, occupying, buying and selling state lands, and illegally certifying state land in natural protected areas

On 12 September 2018, the Ministry of Environment issued a notification of prohibition of clearing, burning, encroaching, occupying, buying and selling state lands, and illegally certifying state land in natural protected areas.In order to strengthen the management of natural areas and legal rights of development investment ...

Ministry of Environment

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Press release on field inspection of illegal coastal land reclamation in Prek Treng beach

On September 18, 2018, Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction issued a press release on field inspection of illegal coastal land reclamation in Prek Treng beach, which located in Village 4, Otres Commune, Stung Hao District, Preah Sihanouk Province, for the land to ...

Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction

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Notification of the World Cleanup Day

On 12 September 2018, the Ministry of Environment informs the World Cleanup Day which will be held on September 15, 2018 from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm. The Ministry of Environment collaborates with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Tourism, Let’s Do ...

Ministry of Environment

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Press​ release​ of​ methanol-laced​ rice​ wine​ and​ water​ poisoning​ along​ Prek​ Ter​ stream​ in​ Kratie​ province

On​ 8​ May​ 2018,​ the​ Ministry​ of​ Industry​ and​ Handicraft​ showed​ the​ results​ of​ in-field​ testing​ and​ testing​ in​ laboratories​ of​ the​ Ministry​ of​ Industry​ and​ Handicraft​ related​ to​ the​ case​ of​ rice​ wine​ and​ water​ poisoning​ in​ Prek​ Te​ stream​ in​ Sre​ Non​ village​ ...

Ministry of Industry and Handicraft

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