Bilateral Engagement between Cambodia and India on Tiger Reintroduction
An Indian Delegation comprising of senior forest officials, tiger conservation experts, and a scientist from MoEF&CC-Govt. of India, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), Global Tiger Forum (GTF), and Wildlife Institute of India (WII) visited Cambodia (from 5 to 8 March 2022) as part of a bilateral exchange visit between India and Cambodia on the technical aspect of tiger reintroduction.
The delegation met with H.E. Say Samal, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Cambodia, his team, and members of Embassy of India at Phnom Penh. The delegation visited Cardamom hill landscape (potential tiger reintroduction site) to discuss the following aspects with the senior forest officials:
- Protected Area Management
- Habitat interventions and prey recovery
- Legal provisions for reintroduction
- Protection and surveillance interventions