Environment and natural resources

Announcement on the garbage and solid waste service charges in Phnom Penh

On the 25 May 2020, Phnom Penh Municipal Administration has posted an announcement addressing the problem of garbage and solid waste service charges in Phnom Penh. ...

Phnom Penh Municipal Administration

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First-ever action plan to save Asian elephants in Cambodia launched

On 12 May 2020, the Ministry of Environment and Fauna & Flora International announced a joint press release highlighting a landmark conservation achievement for Cambodia: the launch of the National Elephant Action Plan. This adoption will now guide the conservation of this charismatic species in ...

Fauna & Flora International

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Statement by Ministry of Environment spokesperson on the anarchism of NGOs and certain associations in protected areas

On 24 April 2020, the Ministry of Environment spokesperson issued a statement to call on NGOs or associations that have been engaged in illegal activities in protected areas to stop such activities as an effort to avoid the legal confrontation. The ministry also appealed to ...

Ministry of Environment

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WWF statement on Cambodian government’s decision to suspend hydropower dam development on the Mekong River

On 20 March 2020, World Wide Fund for nature Cambodia (WWF-Cambodia) has issued a statement on Cambodian’s government decision to suspend hydro power dam development along the Mekong river. According to the statement, the decision to suspend hydro power project on the Mekong is the ...

WWF-Cambodia

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Joint Statement on the Detention of Mr. Ouch Leng, Head of Cambodian Human Rights Task Force, and three other environmental activists

On 14 March 2020, twenty four undersigned environmental activists, associations and non-government organizations working on human rights and environmental issues a joint statement to strongly condemn the company Think Biotech Co., Ltd for using private security guards in the detention without reason of four environmental ...

Cambodian Youth Network

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MoE: Notice​ on dissemination​ of​ the updated​ documents​ for​ environmental​ and​ social​ safety

On 12 March 2020, the Ministry of Environment (MoE) released a public announcement on dissemination​ of​ the updated​ documents​ for​ environmental​ and​ social​ safety in the implementation of the project “Sustainable Landscape and Ecotourism in Cambodia”, in the purpose to increase public awareness and getting ...

Ministry of Environment

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Announcement on the change of waste and solid waste services in Phnom Penh

On 10 March 2020, the Phnom Penh Municipal Administration issued an announcement on the change of services for waste and solid waste and disposal in Phnom Penh from Cintri (Cambodia), which the government terminated its contract to the Phnom Penh Waste Management and Solid Waste ...

Phnom Penh Municipal Administration

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Announcement of the Forestry Administration on the dismissal of false information accuse that Ministry of Agriculture colludes with TMS company in the auction of forestry crime exhibit

On 03 March 2020, Forestry Administration has released an announcement on the dismissal of false information and to response to the accuse that the Ministry of Agriculture has colluded with TSM company in the auction of forestry crime exhibit. According to the announcement, the auction ...

Forestry Administration

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Open letter of Prey Lang's community to Ministry of Environment on the prevention of the blessing ceremony

On 28 February 2020, Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) has released an open letter for the minister of environment, H.E Say Sam Al on their official Facebook page. The content of the letter shows deep regret and disappointment toward the measure of the Ministry of ...

Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN)

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LICADHO's Joint Statement: Authorities’ obstruction of grassroots activism hurts Prey Lang conservation

On 25 February 2020, more than 100 groups and communities released a joint statement saying that they were outraged and appalled at the restrictions placed on hundreds of community members, monks and environmental activists who were prevented by authorities from entering parts of Prey Lang ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Record number of baby Siamese crocodiles – once thought to be extinct – spotted in the wild

On 19 February 2020, the Fauna & Flora International announced that the hatching of ten baby Siamese crocodiles were spotted by conservationists in late January at the sanctuary, a protected part of the Stung Knong river, in Veal Veng district, Pursat province. The statement said ...

Fauna​ &​ Flora​ International

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Press Statement: Luang Prabang Dam increases concerns over the change of Lower Mekong River

On 06 February 2020, a group of CSOs working on water governance in Cambodia released a joint statement to express their concerns over the change of Lower Mekong River and to call for the Lao government and other stakeholders to provide appropriate solutions to address ...

The NGO Forum in Cambodia

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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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