25TS.12 22PS


Phnom Kulen National Park:

Appreciates the work done by the Ministry of Environment and encourages developing further the master plan for the Kulen National Park based on the existing zonings APA (Archeological Protected Areas) and CPA (Community Protected Areas), to delineate a core zone and to include a sustainable tourism strategy for the most popular places in the park;

Offers its commendation and support for the ADF (Archaeology and Development Foundation) project that reconciles archaeological research and sustainable development initiatives in favor of the local communities;

Encourages the Community Department of the APSARA Authority to cooperate with ADF’s efforts in regards to community development;

Recommends that the APSARA Authority be more involved, especially in terms of monument restoration and also of empowering its officers within each site or group of sites.