Studying eco-friendly solutions for Angkor

The Apsara Authority, the organisation that oversees the management of the Angkor Archaeological Park, signs an MOU with three Japanese companies to study the feasibility of environmentally-friendly projects in Angkor such as a water recycling system and a solar plant.

Study of Angkor impact to be done
Phnom Penh Post, 31 Aug 2012

Apsara Authority on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with three Japanese companies to conduct a feasibility study to solve various environmental problems in the Angkor area.

The MoU was signed between Bun Narith, director general of Apsara Authority, Shoichi Kobayashi, chairman of the Japan Development Institute, Yasumasa Isetani, director of the JGC Corporation, and Makoto Nagao, director of the MAEDA Corporation.

It was witnessed by Cham Prasidh, Cambodia’s minister of commerce, and Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Yukio Edano.

Full story here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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