However, civil groups, including those at a recent forest governance forum, pointed out that many forest residents were still uncertain if the new policy will maintain their land rights.
A variety of measures to help the Mekong Delta region better respond to climate change and achieve sustainable agricultural production were proposed at a seminar yesterday.
A government-sponsored study warned against restarting the highly controversial Myitsone dam and recommended alternatives to develop the country’s hydropower sector.
Officials in Danang have raised concerns about the increased problems of flooding and environmental issues in the city.
Inle Lake and its mismanagement is a case study in the limits of devolution under the 2008 Constitution, and the dispossession of ethnic communities.
Experts say if managed properly, BRI has the potential to contribute significantly to Cambodia’s SDGs in terms of sustainable economic growth, job creation, and income generation.
No benefits will materialize. Approval was based on a 15-year-old Environmental Impact Assessment, and the situation had changed.
Around 1,200 hectares of protected forest from a commune has been illegally logged for timber and sold to businessmen from neighboring Vietnam.