The Sam Veasna Blog

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Sam Veasna Center at the British Birdfair 2019

Sam Veasna Center (SVC) were honoured to represent Cambodia birding at the annual British Birdfair from the 16th to 18th August 2019. The British Birdfair was particularly unique...

Top 8 Tips for Birding in Cambodia

1) Take your time – don’t rush. By walking slowly you will see more birds, especially the quiet or skulking ones. 2) Make sure to listen for birds calling. These records are as...

The IBIS Rice Story

For generations, farmers have worked the land around these forests. Many of the people who live here are a mixture of indigenous peoples and those forced to transfer from cities...

Tips for Travelling in Cambodia

Cambodia is a youthful, friendly country in the midst of a wave of change surging across all of Asia. A smile and simple greeting will almost always be returned, if you haven’t...

Information about Health Risks in Cambodia

Necessary immunisations should be discussed with your Doctor or travel advisory. Malaria is present in the forests where we visit and dengue fever occurs in the cities, though is...