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PROJECT TITLE

Multi-function forest restoration and management of degraded forest areas in Cambodia

EXECUTING AGENCY

Institute of Forest and Wildlife Research and Development, the Forestry Administration of Cambodia

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PARTNERS

  • Cambodia’s Leading Independent Development Policy Research Institute (CDRI)
  • Royal University of Agriculture

DURATION

36 months, 13 Dec 2011- 12 Dec 2014

PROJECT SITES LOCATION

Kampong Thom Province and Siem Reap Province of Cambodia

Tbeng Lech Community Forest in Siem Reap Province

O Soam Forest in Kampong Thom Province

GOAL

To develop the capability of the Forestry Administration of the Royal government of Cambodia on the management and restoration of the country’s biodiversity

OBJECTIVES

To enhance the restoration of a community forest in Siem Reap and kampong Thom Provinces of Cambodia for production of timber and NTFPs as a means to improve livelihood of local community.

ACTIVITIES

  1. Establish a nursery for production of seedlings;
  2. Train local communities and core staff from the local Forestry Administration on nursery management including applied research in the nurseries;
  3. Establish models of forest restoration plots in the two pilot sites and these plots will be used as demonstration plots for learning and dissemination of project results;
  4. Compile, publish and distribute project results and experience to interested stakeholders.

EXPECTED OUTPUTS

  1. Community nursery established in each pilot site
  2. Models of forest restoration plots established in each pilot site
  3. Knowledge and experience on multi-functional forest restoration published and disseminated to relevant stakeholders and general public