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I was greatly motivated by the strong commitments from 30 participants to promote women and youth participation at the end of Oxfam-led session at the Greater Mekong Forum 2016. The Greater Mekong Forum is the regional knowledge sharing platform among government, development agencies, civil...
All I can say about the amount of information and knowledge generated by so many professionals in this region… is that I wish my brain had a bigger memory space! Though I could fill the page with all the amazing things that I experienced over the last four days, I think I will just stick...
Three young people from the Mekong region are excited to attend the upcoming Global Youth Summit on Inequality as part of the 2016 World Social Forum. The Youth Summit is organized by Oxfam and youth partners and allies in Montreal city of Québec, Canada on 10th -11th August 2016.
The 19th International River Symposium (IRS) was held this year in New Delhi, India, with a focus on the South Asia River Basins, the Ganges, the Indus and many other rivers important for the livelihood of the population in the region. Among the key focuses of the symposium was the special session...
NTFP and Oxfam
Oxfam partners with NGO Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP). NTFP continues to empower youth through their programmes that target indigenous groups facing issues with community land titling and the use of environmental resources. The projects encourage networking among indigenous communities, to...
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
Farmers discussed about the challenges in agriculture work.
When 250 women farmers from the Tonle Sap Lake met in mid November at the sub national Women Farmers Forum in Battambang and Siem Reap, they raised and discussed three main priorities: market, capital and water.
The connection between land, water, and the way of life of indigenous people is very strong. This connection has been emphasized at a recent inception workshop held in Phnom Penh among indigenous people organisations working in Cambodia, Vietnam and the Asia Indigenous People Pact (AIPP).

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