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Community Livelihood Program

The community protecting the world’s rarest wild cattle

It’s an odd sight; small forest-covered hills that emerge from the flat farmland that dominates rural Cambodia. Why a rural community has gone to great lengths to protect the 10km2 forest goes further than just preserving what little forest [...]

A guide to visiting Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains

The Cardamom Mountains may be one of Southeast Asia’s last great rainforests but it’s still a hidden gem among tourists visiting Cambodia.  Visiting Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains: What is there to do? If you’re willing to [...]

Banteng – a story with hope…

Post written by Wildlife Programs Director, Nick Marx. I have an unusual story to tell you. Unusual because Southeast Asia is an area of the world in which governments and local people seem to have precious little interest in [...]

Thanks to ISPP students for their help in protecting Cambodia’s wildlife

Thanks to the students at ISPP (International School of Phnom Penh) for helping us rescue a green peafowl being kept as a pet in Phnom Penh! After a grade 2 class learned about Endangered animals in Cambodia their teacher [...]

Sea Festival, Koh Kong 2018

From the people of Koh Kong province and Wildlife Alliance have the honor to warmly welcome Samdech Prime Minister Hun Sen who will join the Sea Festival in Koh Kong. Chi Phat, Steung Areng Community-Based Ecotourism , Ministry of Environment and Wildlife [...]

Conservation Turned to Relief Efforts

Relentless heavy rains this week caused massive flooding throughout much of western Cambodia. The village of Chi Phat, which Wildlife Alliance helps support through a community-based ecotourism program, was completely submerged in water, affecting 200 families. Wildlife Alliance Rangers [...]

My name is Chna Bros

I would like to introduce you to one of our brave and hard working CAPU members. After extensive planning and consultation with community members, the Community Anti Poaching Unit project was finally officially launched in 2007. It is not [...]

Communities and forests protection

Summary Provides rural families with resources to establish and maintain their own micro-businesses. Community members earn income through sustainable family-run businesses in ecotourism, rather than destructive and illegal poaching and logging. Positive side effects of this program include protection [...]

H.E. Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism visits Stung Areng community based eco-tourism (CBET)

An inter-ministerial delegation led by H.E. Dr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism accompanied by Ms. Suwanna Gauntlett, CEO of Wildlife Alliance, and Koh Kong provincial authorities visited the new Stung Areng community based eco-tourism (CBET) on February 8, 2018. [...]

Stung Areng Community-Based Ecotourism open for business

After 2 years of preparation, the Stung Areng Community-Based Ecotourism (CBET) has opened its doors for business. The project will have positive impact by providing sustainable livelihoods to families in 8 villages. The project aims to provide alternative means [...]