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 [...]

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 CBET inaugural camping event

After the opening ceremony of Stung Areng Community-Based Ecotourism (CBET) on January 26th, nearly 100 people rode motorbikes and bicycles on rugged terrain to a camping site on top of a mountain. Wildlife Alliance, Koh Kong Provincial Authorities and Thmor [...]

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 [...]

British Ambassador Bill Longhurst visited Steung Areng Community-based Ecotourism

This week British Ambassador Bill Longhurst visited a UK-funded project site, the Steung Areng Community-based Ecotourism (CBET) in Koh Kong province. He met representatives of the local community committee for the eco-tourism project as well as law-enforcement rangers. This [...]

Community-Based Eco-Tourism (CBET) to save the forest!

Community-Based Eco-Tourism (CBET) to save the forest! This is one of Wildlife Alliance's key strategies for conservation, supported by H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment who came yesterday with H.E. Ms. Mithona Phouthong, provincial governor of Koh Kong, to visit [...]

The friendly people of Chi Phat

Getting there is half the fun! These are a few of the sights you will see along the way. The short ferry crossing affords you beautiful views of the river. The friendly people at Chi Phat are there to [...]

MPA projects rewarded for work with Mountain Communities

The best new initiative prize was awarded to Wildlife Alliance, a community-based ecotourism initiative in the Cardamom Mountain Range, Cambodia. In 2007, Wildlife Alliance established the Chi Phat Community-Based Ecotourism (CBET) project to reduce poaching and other threats to the mountain ecosystem [...]

Close Encounters with Long Tailed Macaque

The Goal, objectives, keys for success, vision, management strategies joining criteria and rules and regulation were developed by both Chi Phat Community Community together with the CBET Committees with consultation and support of different experts and stakeholders and [...]