Topics: The Wood and Forests of Cambodia

Cambodian society highly prizes its luxury woods and wooden objects are greatly desired and are a symbol of moving up the social and economic ladder and of “having arrived.”  But Cambodia’s greatest resource is also the most abused of its natural gifts.

This is the home page for a series of pages that will talk about forests, the wood that Cambodia produces, and how that wood is used in Cambodian culture.  Keep coming back.  It’s interesting!

[Much of the information and facts comes from Wikipedia.]

  1. Cambodia Loves Its Wood
  2. Deforestation
  3. The uses of wood in Cambodia
    1. Solid, heavy furniture
    2. All-purpose platforms