Stung Treng governor: Step up forestry crime control

Stung Treng provincial governor Svay Sam Eang on May 3 reiterated a call for authorities and security forces to step up forestry crime prevention and control, maintain security and public order, and address challenges facing locals in the northeastern province. ... ...

Sem Pisey

Report says forestry crime decreasing

Park rangers across th country cracked down on 5,376 cases of illegal timber trade, confiscating more than 1,000 cubic metres of wood, and 2,100 chainsaws, a senior Environment Ministry official said. Ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra said the total number of case showed a marked decrease ...

Tith Kongnov

Taskforce to fight all state land grabs in M’kiri forests

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon formed a joint-task force for the prevention of forestry crimes in Mondulkiri province following a clampdown on illegal occupation of state land there. ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Forestry crimes up last year, official vows law enforcement

Forestry crimes including logging, poaching and encroachment on state forest land for private ownership increased considerably last year despite stricter law enforcement, according to an annual report by the Ministry of Environment. ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Agriculture ministry calls for tighter protection of forests and fisheries

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has directed its municipal and provincial departments to take measures to prevent forestry and fisheries crimes. ... ...

Soth Koemsoeun

More than 2,000 forestry crimes uncovered from January till April

The Ministry of Environment said today that a total of 2,333 cases of natural resource offences were cracked down by rangers in the first four months of this year and nearly 200 people have been sent to court. ... ...

Pech Sotheary

Eight arrested in forestry crime busts

Eight suspects were sent by officials of the Kratie Provincial Environment Department to the provincial court over separate cases of forest encroachment in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. ... ...

Pech Sotheary

Kingdom seeks Vietnam’s help to curb timber trade

Cambodia is seeking Vietnam’s help to curb timber smuggling and crack down on forestry crimes along shared borders. National Assembly Foreign Affairs commission chairman Chheang Vun made the request to his Vietnamese counterpart during a two-day conference of parliamentarians from Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos in ...

Khuon Narim

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