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Way Forward For Extractive Industries in Asia
The Extractive Industry (EI) is a very important economic sector for a lot of developing countries. The revenue generated from this industry could be used to promote development and poverty reduction, but is exacerbated by the industry’s negative impacts, including human rights and environmental...
A river protector goes against the flow in Cambodia On a recent trip to northern Cambodia, I met a man on a red motorbike, toiling along a muddy road in the rain. He was gathering villagers for a meeting at his home in Pang Ket village. His name is Piev Bern, and he’s a 30-year-old indigenous Prov...
Sal Hnok, 60, lives in a village in eastern Cambodia. In 2012, HAGL, a Vietnamese company, one of the biggest investors in the region, started clearing out the forest around his village, without any consultation or consent from the villagers. Seeing this, Hnok and 38 other villagers protested
Do you know what a Rice Dragon is? It translates as is Niek Srer in Cambodian language. It is a tool designed by a women farmer group to help farmers, especially women, removing the weed with less intensive labour, save time, and increase yield. It’s also the name of an Oxfam supported...
Meas Sok Sophea inspires her fan to join Saving for Change
“I am very happy to participate to the event and I want to take this opportunity to encourage you to learn about Oxfam’s SfC,” Famous Cambodian Singer Meas Sophea said in front of hundreds of people during the concert in Kampot stadium, “If you want to make a change in your...