Monthly Archives: May, 2011

First General Assembly of Farmer and Water Net (FWN)

Kampong Thmar: On 26-27 May 2011, the first general assembly of FWN was convened at the office of farmer water user community (FWUC) of the Stung Chinit irrigation scheme in Kampong Thmar district, Kampong Thom province. 23 representatives (one female) of 12 FWUCs coming from eight provinces (Kampong Thom, Kampong Cham, Kampong Speu, Prey Veng, Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey, Preah …

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CEDAC Attends the Mekong Delta Sub-Area Forum

KAMPONG CHAM: From May 24-25, 2011, I and Mr. Sim Sroy, Chairman of the Farmer Water User Community (FWUC) of Sdau Kaong irrigation scheme in Prey Veng province, participated in the Mekong Delta Sub-Area Forum for Basin Development Program (BDP) Phase II, in Phnom Pros Hotel, Kampong Cham province. The objective of the forum was to share the results of …

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Capacity Building for Rice Bank Management Committee in Mondulkiri

During the last three days; I, Mr. Uon Sophal and the food security project staff, have conducted trainings on RB in Koh Nhek and Pechreada district, Modulkiri province.  In Sok San commune (10 May 2011)  The first training was conducted in Sok San commune hall, started at 8:00 am. Mr. Khoeun Boreth, Community Facilitator Assistant (CFA), helped us concerning organization and …

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Society for Death Saving: A Case Study of Rural Associations in Cambodia

The association (English’s name above is used officially by the association posted in front of their local office) was founded in 1996, by a group of elderly villagers based in Kampong Thmar commune, Santuk district and Kampong Thom province. Mr. Ouk Samorn was President. During the first mandate, 1996-2001, it was active only in Kampong Thmar commune and had 31 …

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Rural Organization in Cambodia: A Case Study of a Dishes and Pots Association

Below is a case study of the above mentioned association, which is based in Tropaing Russey village, Tbong Khmum district, and Kampong Cham province. The association was initiated in 1997 by a group of elderly villagers, especially Mr. Sar Pin’s farther who passed away four years ago at the age of 84. He said that the initiative …

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Rice Banks: Lessons Learned in Cambodia – Executive Summary

GTZ/Food Security and Nutrition Policy Support Project (FSNPSP), World Food Program Cambodia, World Vision Cambodia and other partners initiated this research to analyze experiences with rice banks (RB) in Cambodia, especially to assess, document and disseminate RB best practices. The research findings are expected to help to improve and further develop the rice bank approach, which is …

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