Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Environment

Schools, communities to have water purifiers

The Ministry of Environment will set up water purifiers for communities and schools as part of the efforts to limit the use of plastic and improve the environment. ...

Tith Kongnov

Ministry collaborates for cleaner Cambodia

The Ministry of Environment and the Asia Foundation are committed to strengthening solid waste management and ensuring a clean, sanitary, and comfortable environment in Cambodia through fostering community clean-up initiatives and cooperation on solid waste management. ...

Hang Punreay

Ministry plans to create an eco-tourism corridor in Tboung Khmum

The Ministry of Environment plans to turn the former Banteay Chak Sdech Korn into a historical eco-tourism area in Tboung Khmum province after Environment Minister Eang Sophalleth explored the potential of attracting tourists to boost the province’s economy.​ ...

Torn Vibol

Japan aids in waste management efforts

Minister of Environment Eang Sophalleth highlighted waste management and plastic reduction as priority tasks during his recent meeting with Japanese ambassador to Cambodia Atsushi Ueno. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Anti-plastic campaign hits Tbong Khmum schools

New Minister of Environment Eang Sophalleth has announced the launch of a campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags in schools. He called for the Kingdom’s students to participate in the campaign, for the sake of environmental cleanliness. ...

Sok Raksa

MoE liaise with media on climate change dissemination

The Ministry of Environment has established a liaison between media professionals and journalists to promote the dissemination of knowledge on climate change to local people so that they are prepared. ...

Torn Vibol

FAO hands over equipment to strengthen Cambodia’s capacity for transparency on nationally determined contributions reporting

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has handed over a set of server database stations and information technology equipment including software, to the General Directorate of Natural Protected Areas (GDNPA) of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kirirom Park reforestation growing roots

In the verdant expanse of Preah Suramrit Kosamak Kirirom National Park, a notable endeavour is taking root. As part of a considerable environmental initiative, nearly 20,000 saplings have found a new home within the Buddhist Cultural Centre’s grounds. ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Protected Preah Vihear Temple area expanded, renamed

The government has issued a sub-decree to expand and rename the Preah Vihear Temple Protected Land as Preah Vihear-Phnom Dangrek Protected Land, bringing it under two provinces, Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey. ...

Hang Punreay

Cambodia identifies nearly 30 natural protected areas with cultural heritage sites

The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts have identified 27 natural protected areas with cultural heritage sites out of 73 natural protected areas in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Environment Ministry asks Kraol indigenous people to apologize for burning down building

Two weeks after the Kraol indigenous community set fire to an Environment Ministry station in Kratie, the ministry invited local authorities and indigenous people to a meeting on Wednesday and requested that the indigenous community apologize. Only one indigenous person invited attended. ...

Seoung Nimol and Hel Komsan

App showcases Cambodia’s ecotourism gems

A new app, Doe leng Sruk Yoeng, has been launched by the Ministry of Environment (MoE) with the aim of promoting the Kingdom’s ecotourism hotspots, providing up-to-date transport information and tools to share holiday memories. ...

Yatt Malai

Eight protected areas bumped up by 500,000 hectares

In an effort to boost the country’s conservation work, the government will expand at least eight national parks and sanctuaries by an area of more than 500,000 hectares of forestland. ...

Torn Vibol

World Ranger Day observed

In honour of World Ranger Day, the Ministry of Environment extends earnest thanks to all rangers and their families for their dedicated service and considerable sacrifices made for nature and the environment. ...

Chea Sokny

MOE launches e-Library to share info on environment, resources

The Ministry of Environment (MOE) launched an e-Library to share knowledge and information related to the environment and natural resources, and for the dissemination of information on protected areas to students, the public, private sector, and researchers. ...

Torn Vibol

Mother Nature Youth urges government to include Koh Kong Krao as Marine National Park

Nearly 20 Mother Nature Movement youths have once again submitted a petition to the Ministry of Environment urging the inclusion of Koh Kong Krao as a Marine National Park and demanding the revocation of the Koh Kong Krao Development License from Tycoon Ly Yong Phat’s ...

Touk Piseth

Environment minister eyes eco-tourist infrastructure in two protected preserves

Minister of Environment Say Samal has announced plans to enhance infrastructure in two key protected areas to boost local livelihoods and sustainable tourism.​ ...

Bor Pich Zelin

PP’s garbage collection increases

Phnom Penh City Hall Authority said that the collection and transportation of garbage in Phnom Penh per day amounted to more than 3,700 tonnes,  an increase of a 1,000 tonnes of waste compared to 2020-21. ...

Tith Kongnov

Ministry seeks more revenue through carbon credits

Despite facing challenges in protecting natural forests, the Ministry of Environment is confident of success in selling carbon credits for socio-economic development. ...

Ben Sokhean

Some 1,500 Bantengs counted in Cambodia

Around 1,500 Bantengs (Bos Javanicus) listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Red List of Threatened Species have been recorded in Cambodia’s forests. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Some 1,500 Bantengs counted in Cambodia

Around 1,500 Bantengs (Bos Javanicus) listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s Red List of Threatened Species have been recorded in Cambodia’s forests. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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