Cambodia lost one-third of its forest coverage over the last two decades.
Cambodia's wildlife sanctuaries lost a half million hectares of tree cover over the same time period, the equivalent of losing a forest the size of Battambang City each year.
Land concessions, which are almost Economic Land Concessions, granted more than 2 million hectares or one-eight of Cambodia landmass to the private sector
About half of the land concessions went to Cambodian companies and the remainder went to foreign investors.
Most land concessions were granted for the development of rubber plantations, accounting for almost 800,000 hectares, followed by palm oil, cassava, sugarcane, corn and jatropha.
The export value of rubber in Cambodia over the last two decades reached 2 billion USD.
Cambodia’s CO2 emissions are six times what they were in 2001.
This bounding box represents the area of Phnom Penh.
Every year, a forest twice the size of Phnom Penh is destroyed.
Cambodia lost nearly 2.5 million hectares of forest during the last two decades. That's equivalent to 40 times the area of Phnom Penh.
Economic Land Concessions, or ELCs, cover over 1 million hectares of Cambodian land.
Rubber is the main crop grown in ELCs
In terms of area, more than half of ELCs are