Scaling up sustainable conservation through ecotourism and community-based monitoring
Host Country Institutions:
WWF - Cambodia, Forestry Administration Cambodia, MoE - Cambodia, Wildlife Ecotourism Management Board - WEMB
Improving the capacity of Cambodian government and communities to benefit from sustainable management of globally significant biodiversity including critical habitat and key species through communitybased natural resource monitoring and sustainable wildlife tourism within the Eastern Plains Landscape (EPL) in Northeast Cambodia.
1. Local communities have the capacity to monitor and sustainably use natural resources.
2. Local Government institutions have awareness and skills to plan, manage, and share benefits for ecotourism development.
3. Community- based ecotourism initiatives are managed by community associations.
4. Environmental education is integrated as extra-curricula school-based activities and is
embedded in local community associations.
5. Local experts in conservation are equipped with the skills to transfer knowledge and expertise.
Related Projects: Sustainable Tourism Supporting Species Conservation in the Srepok Wilderness, Cambodia