IUCN Cambodia January to June 2012 #1

Cambodian community calls for nature rehabilitation

Entirely situated in Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary (PKWS), Koh Kapik is one of six communes within PKWS. It is located about 30 kilometers southwest of Koh Kong city. The commune composes of three different villages namely Koh Kapik I, Koh Kapik II and Koh Sralao...Read full story

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People of Koh Kapik brainstormed to draft adaptation plan

IUCN Cambodia conducted a Promoting Local Innovation workshop in Koh Kapik Commune, Cambodia, during 12‐14 Mar 2012. This was aiming to identify and prioritize local adaptation activities to be supported by the project in Koh Kapik Commune. The representatives of Provincial Environment Department, local community and IUCN staff participated in this workshop...Read full story

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Climate Change and coastal Cambodia first insights of VCA in Kampot

The Building Coastal Resilience project (BCR) IUCN officially launched the EU funded project. This 4-year project will build the capacity of people and the ecosystems on which they depend to cope with impacts of climate change in eight provinces along the coastline between Bangkok and HCMC. the project will work in Koh Kong and Kampot Provinces...Read full story

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Cancelling Fishing Lots in Tonle Sap

On February 28, 2012, speaking to students at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, Prime Minister Hun Sen said “I need to send a message to all people in the whole Tonle Sap that there are no longer any fishing lots.” The prime minister said that he had decided to cancel these lots because fishers had complained about declining catches and there were frequent disputes between fishers and the lot owners...Read full story

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Cambodian BCR team ran vulnerability capacity assessment in Koh Kong

Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary (PKWS), located in the Koh Kong province. PKWS, mainly compounded by small alluvial islands, supports one of the most undisturbed mangrove forests in Cambodia and therefore in the Gulf of Thailand. It is a spawning and nursery ground for many marine resources. The livelihood of approximately 10,000 habitants relies on fisheries and ecosystem services that the sanctuary provides...Read full story

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Fishery Communities in Koh Kong are being affected by climate change

Fishery Communities, mostly depending on salt water fishing in Koh Kong Province, have voiced a deep concern over their inadequate livelihoods. They said that they have challenged with the difficulties, especially in the last 10 months this year due to the decline of their fishery products which really impacted on their household incomes...Read full story

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IUCN launches EU-funded climate change project in Cambodia

IUCN officially launched the EU funded project to build Cambodia's resilience to climate change at a meeting in Koh Kong on August 11, 2011. This 4-year project will build the capacity of people and the ecosystems on which they depend to cope with impacts of climate change in eight provinces along the coastline between Bangkok and HCMC. In Cambodia, the project will work in Koh Kong and Kampot Provinces....Read full story

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Cambodia Coastal Situation Analysis


Citation: Rizvi, A.R. and Singer, U. (2011). Cambodia Coastal Situation Analysis, Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 58 pp.

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Siphandone "an ecologically unique area that is essentially a microcosm of the entire lower Mekong River. Such a site is so rare in nature that every effort should be made to preserve all of teh Khone falls from any development" There are 25,000 species of fish in the world -10,000.


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List of publications

Socio Economic Monitoring Khmer version , English version


The Tonle Sap Fishery Community Consultation Meeting


 An integrated assessment for preliminary zoning of PEAM KRASOP wildlife sanctuary, southwestern Cambodia


 Zoning proposal for PEAM KRASOP wildlife sanctuary

Integrating people conservation planning

Integrated assessment of wetlands in Cambodia

Policy brief, integrating biodiversity and livelihoods in to protected areas planning

Situation analysis on water governance in Cambodia

Mekong water dialogues Khmer version , English version


Situation analysis STUNG TRENG province,Cambodia Khmer version , English version

Guide of Biodiversity in Farm of Cambodia (Khmer Version)


CEPA (Culture and Environment Preservation Associaton)


Mission: Improve cultural and environmental awareness among students, ordinary people and others who are influential in maintaining the stability of Cambodian society; Communicate and cooperate with government, NGOs and other interested people to enable sustainable development; Empower communities to manage and appropriately use natural resources; Build capacity and promote justice in Cambodian society.................►






Mlup Baitong


Mission: To increase environmental awareness and conservation through education, training, advocacy and other services to support the sustainable use of natural resources. Expertise: Policy, Advocacy and policy, Climate Change, Management and Planning, Sustainable use of natural resources, Socioeconomic, Community based conservation, Tenure and use rights, Information and Knowledge, Environmental education, Training and capacity building, Advocacy and Policy, Communications, Environmental Education, Forest - FLR, Parks and Protected Areas, Poverty Reduction..............






  • A Meeting with Stakeholders on Kampot Landscape Zoning Assessment

Kampot, Cambodia

  • Developing Capacity for Ranger-based Data Collection for Biodiversity and Fishery Resources Monitoring in Boeung Chhmar Ramsar Site  


Beoung Chhmar, Tonle Sap, Kampong Thom


BCR Project

IUCN Building Coastal Resilience to Climate Change Impacts – Coastal Southeast Asia: Duration: January 2011 - December 2014
Donor(s): European Union (EU)


MWD Project

IUCN  Mekong Water Dialogues:

Duration: Mar 2008 - December 2014


MFF Project

IUCN Mangroves For the Future : Duration: April 2010 -  December 2011
Donor(s): SIDA Framework funding - RCP/ARO





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In 1958 Cambodia became the very first Asian State member of IUCN. Membership lapsed during 1975-1978 due to civil war in the Khmer Rouge time, and was later rescinded. IUCN Cambodia Office is part of the Southeast Asia Group under the umbrella of the global IUCN. Occasional technical support to the country programme is provided through regional and international experts based in various IUCN Offices, e.g. in ARO, Bangkok and in IUCN headquarters in Switzerland.