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Lessons learned from the Cambodian experience of protected areas and development


A series of 11 thematic and 4 national lessons papers draw on global experience in linking protected areas and key economic development sectors. This draft Cambodia lessons paper is a contribution to that series. It is intended as a benchmark of protected areas experience expressed as achievements and remaining challenges and serves as input to the Cambodia National Report.

The Cambodia lessons paper will soon be available in printed form in ICEM, 2003. Lessons learned in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam. Review of Protected Areas and Development in the Lower Mekong River Region, Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia. 104 pp. ISBN: 0 975033 26 3

It can now be downloaded here.

Download the Cambodia lessons paper [PDF 306]

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. National policy framework for protected areas
  3. Institutional framework for protected areas
  4. Protected areas and economic development
  5. Protected area management
  6. Conclusion
  7. References
  8. Annex 1: Cambodia’s national system of protected areas