Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Environment

Clean energy and Mekong conservation are hot topics

Environment Minister Say Samal and Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang on Wednesday discussed ways to cooperate to achieve environmental goals ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on October 31 – November 12. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936733/clean-energy-and-mekong-conservation-are-hot-topics/

World Bank funds $63 million for solid waste and plastics management

Talks are underway between the Environment Ministry and the World Bank on a six-year project to improve the management of solid waste and plastics in the Kingdom. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/928472/world-bank-funds-63-million-for-solid-waste-and-plastics-management/

Push to make more people aware about climate change

The Environment Ministry is pushing for more education to make Cambodians aware of climate change. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50922372/push-to-make-more-people-aware-about-climate-change/

MOE recognises forest rangers for hard work and dedication

The Ministry of Environment has yesterday gave recognition to five forest rangers for their outstanding work in environmental protection, natural resource management, and biodiversity conservation where they work at two wildlife sanctuaries in Kratie. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50917986/moe-recognises-forest-rangers-for-hard-work-and-dedication/

Ministry of Environment to provide more livestock to protected areas

Since November 2020, the Ministry of Environment has implemented a policy of providing more livestock to people living in protected areas to help increase income and boost the livelihoods of families living in these areas with an aim to reduce committing forest crime, hunting, logging ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50913321/ministry-of-environment-to-provide-more-livestock-to-protected-areas/

Environment ministry doing survey on land reliance issue

The cadastral survey working group is compiling a list of people who use and rely on land in protected areas and biodiversity conservation corridors under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Environment to prepare a report on land distribution and ownership. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/environment-ministry-doing-survey-land-reliance-issue

Cambodia to focus more on greener building projects

The Ministry of Environment is currently drafting a new guideline on boosting greener development, in line with efforts to have sustainable and eco-friendly environments.​ ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50909697/cambodia-to-focus-more-on-greener-building-projects/

Ministry deploys 50 waste incinerators

The Ministry of Environment has asked people to cooperate in the proper sorting and packaging of solid waste to avoid rubbish being discarded in public places which affects people’s health and the environment. ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-deploys-50-waste-incinerators

50 solid waste incinerators ‘equipped’ in 21 provinces

The Ministry of Environment is onto providing skills training on best practices for solid waste management to relevant provincial authorities besides giving additional equipment to achieve sustainable waste management. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907242/50-solid-waste-incinerators-equipped-in-21-provinces/

Cambodia marks World Ranger Day

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) regards the Ministry of Environment rangers as the guardians of healthy forests that help mitigate the risk of future zoonotic diseases infecting humans in the same manner that Covid-19 likely did. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-marks-world-ranger-day

Climate change sees decline in fish and agricultural produce

The Environment Ministry said yesterday that about 79% of Cambodians have been affected by climate change, which has resulted in declining fish and agricultural produce. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901975/climate-change-sees-decline-in-fish-and-agricultural-produce/

Forestry crimes persist, but on small scale, official says

In the first six months of this year, rangers from the Ministry of Environment went on 14,422 patrols in protected natural areas and biodiversity corridors, investigated 4,238 cases of natural resource offences, imposed fines in 511 of those cases and sent 515 of the cases ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/forestry-crimes-persist-small-scale-official-says

Nearly 70,000 wildlife traps removed over 15 months

The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that nearly 70,000 traps have been removed from the Kingdom’s forests over the past 15 months.   ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50866442/nearly-70000-wildlife-traps-removed-over-15-months/

Kingdom receives more air quality gauges from China

The Ministry of Environment has received further assistance from China in the form of air quality, volume and vibration gauges. The equipment was provided as part of the China-South climate cooperation project on establishing low-carbon demonstration zones. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-receives-more-air-quality-gauges-china

Ministry set May 10 as World Migratory Bird Day

The Ministry of Environment has designated May 10 as the date to observe World Migratory Bird Day each year to raise awareness about the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-set-may-10-world-migratory-bird-day

Land clearing accusations from 2008 under scrutiny

The Ministry of Environment has sent a team to investigate land disputes at two locations covering over 100ha. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-clearing-accusations-2008-under-scrutiny

Ministry urges protection for Asian elephants

The Ministry of Environment has called on residents of Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Mondulkiri province to not disturb the wild elephants there as well as participate in their protection. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50833990/ministry-urges-protection-for-asian-elephants/

Ministry rejects report on loss of forest cover

The Ministry of Environment rejected a report from the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime which claimed that Cambodia had lost more than 50,000ha of forest cover in Prey Lang Wildlife and Preah Rokar-Chheb Wildlife Sanctuaries over an 18-year period.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-rejects-report-loss-forest-cover

Youth group claims illegal loggers have raided Roka

A senior Ministry of Environment official has rejected the Cambodian Youth Network (CYN) report detailing 100 illegal logging incidents they claim took place in early 2021 in Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-group-claims-illegal-loggers-have-raided-roka

Coastal communities to adapt for climate change

Funded by the Global Environmental Facility’s Least-Developed Country Fund (LDCF), the project will help coastal fishing communities and protected areas in Cambodia’s main four coastal provinces – Kampot, Kep, Koh Kong and Preah Sihanouk  improve their livelihoods by increasing adaptive capabilities regarding climate change while ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807075/coastal-communities-to-adapt-for-climate-change/

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