• Participants were discussing in the meeting Photo: Participants were discussing in the meeting © IUCN Viet Nam

    A nexus assessment of the 3S river basins: initial results and feedback


    Over the last 18 months, IUCN, ICEM, and IWMI have been preparing a water-food-energy-environment (WFEE) nexus assessment of the Srepok, Sesan, and Sekong (3S) River Basins in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam on behalf of the US State Department’s Nexus Futures...

  • Blue swimming crabs collected from MFMA, KEP, 2017 Blue swimming crabs collected from MFMA, KEP, 2017 © DFC/FiA Photo: © DFC/FiA

    Establishing Kep Marine Fisheries Management Area for Improved Management of Marine Fisheries Resources


    On 12 April 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of the Royal Government of Cambodia issued a Ministerial Proclamation, announcing the establishment of the Kep province’s Koh Por and Koh Tonsay Archipelago Marine Fisheries...

  • Presentation on Traditional Fishers Knowledge by Mohsin Al Ameri - Fisher from Kenya Photo: Presentation on Traditional Fishers Knowledge by Mohsin Al Ameri - Fisher from Kenya © IUCN Cambodia/Pheakdey

    Sharing our Tonle Sap experience


    On May 28-30, Pheakdey Sorn, IUCN Cambodia’s Water & Wetlands Coordinator, participated in the Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods international conference in Halifax, Canada, organised by the Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) and the...

  • Three men stand around a table while a woman sits and writes on a pad of presentation paper A group of workshop participants develops a communications strategy Photo: © Elaine Mumford - IUCN/MFF

    Cambodia workshop builds communications capacity of NGOs, government and civil society


    From 24 to 25 May 2018, IUCN and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Cambodia organised a two-day training workshop on communications in Kampot Province.  The aim of the workshop was to improve the capacity of 16 representatives from Cambodian NGOs; civil...

  • A reef with several kinds of colorful coral A healthy reef ecosystem in Koh Rong NMP Photo: © MFF Cambodia

    Koh Rong National Marine Park: A first for Cambodia


    On 8 February 2018, the Cambodian government announced the establishment of the Koh Rong National Marine Park (NMP) – a first for the country. The park covers over 52,000ha – an area two thirds the size of Bangkok – along the coast of Preah Sihanouk and...

  • A cave was surveyed in Phnom La'Ang area Photo: A cave was surveyed in Phnom La'Ang area © Jaap Jan Vermeulen

    Phnom La’Ang - the jewel in the crown of the Mekong Delta Limestones


    The karst hills of Kampot Province in Cambodia and neighboring Kien Giang Province in Viet Nam, which together form the Mekong Delta Limestones (MDL), are home to possibly the largest concentration of endemic invertebrate species yet recorded. Most of...

  •  Vulture Vultures feeding on animal carcasses at a vulture resturant in Cambodia. Photo: NatureLife Cambodia)

    Ushering a bright future for nature conservation in Cambodia


    “People and nature can indeed live in harmony, and sustainable development is possible for our people” Dr. Srey Sunleang, NatureLife Cambodia.

  • Group photo Photo: © IUCN

    Vulnerability and disaster risk assessment for Boeung Prek Lapouv protected landscape in Cambodia


    From 4 to 8 September 2017, IUCN’s Mekong WET initiative conducted ‘vulnerability to disaster risk’ assessments (VDRAs), also known as ‘vulnerability assessments’ (VAs), to analyse the potential impacts of climate change on communities in the Boeung Prek...

  • A group of community members sit on the floor around a large piece of paper with blue Khmer text Local community members participate in a consultation about the management plan for Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary Photo: © IUCN Cambodia

    Planning for the future of Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary


    Located on the coast of southwestern Cambodia, the Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary harbours one of the largest undisturbed mangrove forests in Southeast Asia. The sanctuary’s magnificent mangroves are anchored in the bays and channels that weave among the many...

  • A woman points to a flow chart in Khmer drawn on large white paper A participant presents the results of a group discussion on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Photo: © MFF Cambodia

    Regional Integrated Coastal Management training course extended to Cambodia


    MFF’s long-standing regional Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) training course was successfully extended to national member countries. From 28 August to 1 September, the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) completed the first national level ICM course in...


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