Projects in Cambodia
3S Rivers Protection Network (3SPN)
Hydropower Advocacy Program
To protect the livelihoods and cultural practices of rural indigenous communities by holding advocacy, documentation and planning forums and trainings which promote community participation in government decision making on hydropower and watershed management.
Building Community Voices (BCV)
Community Empowerment Through Mobilization and Media
To empower local communities to understand and demand their land and natural resource rights by organizing communities, raising awareness, developing advocacy skills and teaching community members how to use media effectively.
Community Legal Education Centre (CLEC)
Land and Natural Resource Program
To empower local communities to fight for their land and resource rights by providing legal training, consultation, and representation for community clients and land rights activists.
To build the organizational capacity, leadership, strategic planning and fundraising skills of three AJWS grantees in Cambodia.
East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI)
Open Development, Cambodia
To provide accurate information on land and resource rights to civil society organizations and activists by supporting the Open Development Cambodia website with Khmer Unicode, including translating all maps, accompanying data, static pages and all future entries as they go online.
Highlander's Association (HA)
Natural Resource Management and Cultural Preservation
To empower indigenous communities in Ratanakiri to be included in decisions involving land, natural resource management, and cultural and livelihood development by building the capacity of indigenous leadership (specifically women) and providing opportunities for indigenous networks to meet and strategize.
Human Rights Vigilance of Cambodia (HRVC)
Capacity Building for Land and Fishery Rights
To build the capacity and knowledge of villagers in Kampong Cham province to advocate for and protect their rights to land and fishing.
Khmer Youth and Social Development (KYSD)
Promoting Youth Participation and Good Governance
To provide human rights trainings to youth and local officials and run its youth senate and youth clubs. These activities will also promote closer working relationships between young people and local authorities by providing opportunities to collaborate on local issues.
Messenger Band Association (MB)
Strengthening People's Voices
To educate local communities and voice pressing concerns by conducting field research with garment workers, farmers and sex workers and holding musical performances that highlight key issues affecting their lives.
Norkor Phnom Community Empowerment Organization (NPCEO)
Sustainable Livelihoods and Community Development
To improve the living standards and social services for rural people in Kampong Cham province by providing them with the skills and knowledge to actively and effectively participate in local governance and decision making.