CEDAC Core Team Meeting – Planning 2011-2015
On Monday, November 29, 2010; a core team meeting was conducted at CEDCA headquarter. The meeting started at 8:30 am. 35 participants (of which 7 were female) participated fully this one day meeting. It is the third meeting for this year. The first meeting was organized in Kampong Cham province, lasted from 1-3. March 2010. The second one was conducted at Pic Nic resort, from 16-18 July; in Preah Sihanouk province. For the first two meetings, FNF supported its partner by providing financial means to conduct the planning workshop.
The meeting was facilitated by Dr. Yang Saing Koma, President of CEDAC. All program advisors, program directors, project officers, trainers and other core staff were invited to share the progress of the field work, the summary of the strategic planning and other cooperation issues.
The objective of the meeting is as follows:
- Sharing the progress of each department
- Presenting the strategic planning, especially updating on updated issues
- Clarifying the structure and cooperation issues
Among the issues presented were:
- Bio-gas program
- Farmer and Nature Net
- Community Saving for Prosperity
- CEDAC-NGO, especially relating to Field Program activities
- CILD-training program
- Updated project, especially upcoming and agreed projects with donors in 2011
- SAHAKREAS CEDAC (CEDAC Enterprise)
- Regional Management
- Cash flow
- Cooperation among departments
- Future direction
The meeting ended at 5 pm. A solidarity dinner is organized for all participants to meet and share more on progress and issues concerning effective cooperation. Dr. Koma concluded the meeting by summarizing the outcome of the meeting referring to the set objectives and urged each department to prepare more for CEDAC Annual Meeting which will be held on 31 December 2010 at Cambodian-Japanese Cooperation Center (CJCC). He hoped that today meeting would help to clarify some internal issues and help to foster strong team spirit to strengthen CEDAC as institution in order to help Cambodia and its people towards self-reliant development.