Prakas is to establish 10 Community Forestries within 11 locations in Barkeo, Veun Sai and Lumphat, Ratanakiri Cantonment, with the total area 14,404 hectares. The aim of this establishment is to conserve the biodiversity, manage the traditional use of forest products and non-timber forest products for the local community livelihood, tradition and religious believes align with poverty reduction policy of the Royal Government of Cambodia. Maps and coordinates are attached within the annex.
Community Forestry Statistic in Cambodia 2013 was published in June 2013 by Forestry Administration and made available in both English and Khmer versions. The publications provide information in details on community forestry and its locations in 21 provinces along with maps. The total number of community forestry was officially reported at 457, which covered the total areas of 400,167.02 hectares.