Veng Sakhon
A sambar deer captured on a camera trap in Phnom Tamao's forested area.

Forest for the Trees: Minister’s Letter Skips Over Phnom Tamao Forest Loss

Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon assured animal welfare NGO Wildlife Alliance that an animal rescue center at Phnom Tamao will remain untouched, but did not address the potential destruction of hundreds of hectares of protected forest around it through the planned privatization of land.