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 [...]

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 [...]

Visit Chi Phat Community-Based Ecotourism

Waterfalls in Chi Phat, Koh Kong province

Waterfalls in Chi Phat, Koh Kong province. Wildlife Alliance provides support to the community here through our Community Based Ecotourism (CBET) program. This program stops farmers from going into the forest to "slash and burn" for their livelihood. CBET [...]

Cambodia – Plan Your Eco-friendly Visit to the Cardamoms!

Tourism can have a profound impact on local communities. Irresponsible tourism can lead to social displacement, cultural degradation, economic dependence and environmental devastation.  However, with a little effort and preparation, travelers can actually lift local communities out of poverty while [...]

Community-Based Ecotourism Project Wins Tourism Awards

On September 22, 2015, the Community-Based Ecotourism Project in Chi Phat won three “Samdech Techo Prime Minister Eco-Business Awards for Tourism." The project won the (1) Outstanding Award, (2) Environmental Award and (3) Social Welfare and Cultural Heritage Award [...]