Land in wildlife sanctuary awarded to private firms

More than 17,000 hectares of land inside the Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary have been awarded by Prime Minister Hun Sen to companies for for agroindustrial development. Two concessions were made of 9,059 hectares and 8,591 hectares in the Trapaing Chor and the Omlaing communes. The land is said to have been deforested and that the development will enable the replanting of trees and crops, while encouraging the economy. -news/land-in-wildlife-sanctuary-awarded-to-private-firms.html