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E.g., 11/21/2018
E.g., 11/21/2018
Cambodia’s development in the last two decades has been impressive. With sustained economic growth rate of 7.6% between 1994-2015, the country has become a lower middle-income country in 2015. Poverty has been significantly reduced and many people, specially youth, have become more connected and...
Background and Rationale Voice is a consortium between Oxfam Novib (Netherlands) and Hivos whereby funding is made available by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to target the most marginalised and discriminated groups. Oxfam in Cambodia delivers Voice project on behalf of this consortium. This...
TukTuk Groups, IDEA
The Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA) was established in 2005 as an informal worker association to protect and promote rights and interest of marginalized informal workers in Cambodia. Since it was established IDEA has become the first workers’ association to actively work to improve...
Voice aims to strengthen the capacity for influencing of civil society organisations and representatives of the most marginalized and discriminated people. In effort to Leave No One Behind, Voice wants to empower these groups to have their voices heard and respected, using innovative ideas in the...
Drop-In-Center, Women's Network for Unity
Women’s Networks for Unity (WNU) is operating two Drop in Centers (DiC) in Phnom Penh, Tralok Bek and Svay Pak, for sex workers. Both places are internationally infamous for its collection of brothels, and karaoke bars that exploit young Vietnamese, Cambodian women and young children for sex. It is...
In 2017, there were two major extractive projects that were fast moving which include 1) Oil Block A agreement was signed that allow Kris Energy, Singaporean Listed Company, starts its construction for oil extraction with forecast to have Cambodia’s first oil drop by end of 2019, 2) Okvao’s Gold...
This project of Oxfam in Cambodia works with small-scale rice farmers in Preah Vihear province, Central North of Cambodia. These farmers produce organic rice. Their average land size is between 1 to 2 hectares and they produce on average 2.5 to 3 tonnes of organic rice per year.
Brochure: Financial Inclusion
The past 15 years Oxfam and partners have introduced a broad range of Financial Inclusion programming as part of its Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) programming. As part of this Oxfam has introduced Savings-for-Change (SfC) as an effective pro-poor Savings-Led Microfinance (SLM) product in...
Women's Economic Empowerment Project
Agriculture accounts for 28% of the gross domestic product, and it employs 67% of the total workforce (FAO, 2014; World Bank, 2015). Given the increase in migrations predominantly labour-related reasons, agriculture sector of Cambodia has been feminized that 75% of the Agriculture labour force is...
Inclusive and Equitable Social Protection for Marginalized Workers in ASEAN
Inclusive and Equitable Social Protection for Marginalized Workers program enrolls in the thematic “ Decent Work ” and its strategic objective to promoting decent work for sustainable, equitable, solidarity and inclusive development. We contribute to two specific objectives: " Social protections...

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