Stories

Fish, Srepork River, Cambodia
Sokhon used to catch between 7 to 10 kilograms of fish per night with 105 meters length of fishing net and earned around 40,000 Riels (approx. $10) to support his family’s daily living.
After this workshop, we expect that media will pay more attention to fulfil their role in ending VAWG and help reporting on violence more effectively. In particular, the use of photo, name and wording.
More than 80 people including government representatives of the Mekong countries, Australian Embassy, Civil Society, MRC, UNDP and national and international organizations joined a two and half-day regional forum to discuss gender equity and women’s leadership in transboundary water governance in...
Building Community Fisheries To Safeguard Fish Stocks, Life
In the rainy season, when the monsoons bring heavy rains, shrubs and small trees are submerged in the Sesan River. The Sesan runs from east to west from Vietnam’s central highlands across the northern Ratanakiri region of Cambodia, where it, flows into the great Mekong River. For the indigenous...
Protecting the forest before it’s too late
Phumi and her father traveled in the forest on a cart, tapping trees for resin used to make lacquer. He taught her the names of all the different types of trees. “I was very happy to see all the timber and wildlife in this forest back then, but now I am worried that the remaining trees and wild...
Launching of Social Protection, five-year program
Social protection for vulnerable groups and informal workers has become an important topic in 2015 Millennium Development Goals and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Oxfam today launches a five-year program called “Inclusive and Equitable Social Protection for Marginalized Workers in ASEAN...
New regulation on saving group
The technical working group on community saving will improve the registration procedure based on feedbacks from the workshop. MRD committed to send out the final draft of the new regulation to Council of Jurists for final review and edition before submitting to the Prime Minister’s cabinet...
Tackling the Issues of Youth in the Mekong
Whilst the natural resources in the Mekong are shrinking day by day, a group of young Mekong environmental activists from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam came together in a two-day regional reflection workshop in January organized by Oxfam’s Mekong Youth program to discuss the...
WHEN: Friday, 5 May 2017, 8:30 am–10:00 am, Annex Hall F205-206 The Asia and Pacific region has been the world’s model of rapid and sustained economic growth for more than two decades. However, its achievements have been accompanied by sharp rise in inequality, especially in its most...

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