World Environment Day 05 June in Pursat Province

In the morning, June 04, 2020, the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) cooperated with Environment and Society Organization, community forestry networks in the Promoy protected areas and local authorities in Veal Veng district, Pursat Province. The National and World Environment Day 05 June organized at Pramoy Pagoda, under the theme Biodiversity Conservation, Land Governance and Natural resource management for all. The event was attended by 89 participants who are from monk, local authorities, community forestry network in Pamoy, rangers in the Protected Area, and Professors from the Royal University of Agriculture, and the Royal University of Phnom Penh.

Dr. Tek Vannara, Executive Director of the NGO Forum, said that we organized this environment day to share knowledge, experience on sustainability, community ecotourism, ethnic identity, forest governance, land governance. Natural resources and biodiversity conservation between communities, CSOs, local authorities, and universities. He added that we encourage the community to participate in the conservation of biodiversity, land governance and natural resources in Promoy Protected Area, it is better to contribute to global environmental sustainability, our planet sustainability, community livelihoods, and local community development. With this great opportunity, he also urged the community to actively participate in biodiversity conservation, environmental protection, and sustainable natural resources which are to save and preserve in the present time and for future generations.