Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Environment

Female Indochinese leopard detected in Mondulkiri

The wildlife research team of the Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment, and WWF this week revealed a rare photograph of a female Indochinese leopard from their camera trap surveys, conducted in the forest of Cambodia’s eastern plains. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501066013/female-indochinese-leopard-detected-in-mondulkiri/

Guidelines to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

The Ministry of Environment is to issue guidelines on achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and said Cambodia has always demonstrated its commitment under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501064347/guidelines-to-achieve-carbon-neutrality-by-2050/

Ministry of Environment signs MoU on digital technology

The Ministry of Environment, Siemens Digital Industries Software, Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Cambodia Academy of Digital Technology and Steaming Cambodia signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) yesterday at the Ministry of Environment. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501061780/ministry-of-environment-signs-mou-on-digital-technology/

Cambodia rewards Church for its contribution to society

The Vicar Apostolic of Phnom Penh, Bishop Olivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler (MEP) has been recognized by the Cambodian Government as representative of the Catholic Church for his contribution to society. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1042123/cambodia-rewards-church-for-its-contribution-to-society/

Cambodia praised for addressing climate change issues at COP26

Cambodia’s political stability and peace are the prerequisites for socio-economic development, environment protection, natural resource management, and biodiversity development in Cambodia, said Minister of Environment Say Samal on Tuesday. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50968597/cambodia-praised-for-addressing-climate-change-issues-at-cop26/

MoE plans Bokor eco-tourism

The Ministry of Environment on Monday has approved five small-scale eco-tourism development plans in Preah Monivong Bokor National Park. These new eco-tourism projects in Kampot province’s Prek Tnort commune will create more employment opportunities for the local population, offering sustainable livelihoods and improving the local ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959591/moe-plans-bokor-eco-tourism/

Droughts caused about $100 million in rice-production losses

Rice production losses caused by droughts came to an estimated $100 million in the Kingdom, a Ministry of Environment report said. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50943617/droughts-caused-about-100-million-in-rice-production-losses/

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/

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