The NGO Forum on Cambodia

Consultation Meeting on “Zoning Guideline of Protected Area Management”

Consultation Meeting on Zoning Gridline of Protected Area Management 1

On 26 May 2017: Indigenous Peoples and Forestry Network (IPFN) of the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) organize draft of zoning guideline of protected Areas (PA) which held at Our Village Restaurant. There are 20 NGOs/CSOs which consist of 32 participants to join for comment and input on the draft of zoning guideline for Ministry of Environment. Consequently, the draft of zoning guideline has developed two languages both Khmer and English. Guidelines are crucial to ensure that Cambodia's vast protected areas are effectively managed and protect to support and enhance ecosystem functions, and thereby increasing ecosystem services for supporting agricultural cultivation and sustaining long-term economic development for the long-term benefits for future generations. At the end of meeting and concluded results of meeting, these guidelines will bring further discussion on 06-07 June 2017 for national workshop which organize by Ministry of Environment. 


Forum on the Commitment of Political Parties to Respond to Local Development Issues

Political Forum 1

The Forum was held on 19th May 2017 at Tonle Bassac Restaurant II, in Phnom Penh. 

The organizer of the Forum was NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF). The number of participants was 245 (86 women). The participants were from various NGOs/CSOs (approximately 53 NGOs/CSOs), different communities from all country, 8 students, 3 officials from the Government and local media (26 medias: radio, newspaper and TV).


The 2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Pak Beng Hydropower Project

The 2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Pak Beng Hydropower Project 1

The 2nd Regional Stakeholder Forum on the Pak Beng Hydropower Project on 05 May 2017 at Lao Plaza Hotel, Vientiane, Lao PDR. There are around 200 participants who are from delegation of Mekong region which are Cambodia, Loa PDR, Vietnam, Thailand and representative of NGOs, private sector, embassy, development partners and others stakeholders.


National Consultation Workshop on the Amendments of Laws on Forestry and Protected Areas

National Consultation on 2 Laws 1

On 3rd - 4th May 2017, the NGO Forum on Cambodia with cooperation of the Ministry of Interior and other NGOs facilitated the National Consultation Workshop on the amendments of Law on Forestry and Law on Protected Areas (the Laws) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For the workshop, various local NGOs (32), representatives from affected communities (rural and indigenous peoples) and officials from the Forestry Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and Ministry of Environment were invited. The number of participants on the 1st day was 86 (19 women), the second day attended 81 (18 women) participants from Phnom Penh and other 16 provinces.


Address the needs of vulnerable group through Training Of Trainer (ToT) Training Workshop on VRA and JPA into Commune Development Planning (CIP/CDP)

Classy Hotel &Spa, Battambang Province: During this three days training, there are 37 participants from NGOs Environment and Climate Change Alliance (NECA) of The NGOForum on Cambodia (NGOF) and Local Authorities of Battambang, BanteayMeanChey, Kratie, Prey Veng, Rattanak Kiri, Kompong Cham, Takeo, Kompong Thom, KompongSpeu, TbongKhom, Pursat and Phnom Penh joint in Training Of Trainer (ToT) on Vulnerable Reduction Assessment (VRA) and Joint Principle for Adaptation(JPA) into Commune Development Planning (CIP/CDP) aiming 1) to improve capacity and knowledge of NECA members, CBOs, local authorities and concern stakeholders on understanding of the climate change concept and mainstreaming tools including VRA, CDP/CIP formulation process, and JPA 2) to strengthen sub-national engagement to apply concept and principle of climate change mainstreaming tools into their works in address climate change issues. In order to deep understanding, we at last day of workshop had an outdoor field practice the VRA and JPA tools for climate change mainstreaming into CIP/CDP. This activity has conducted with different group such as Women Group, Men Group and Local Authorities Group of AnlongVil Commune, Sangke District, Battambang province.


Quarterly Member Meeting

Quarterly Member Meeting 1

NGO Forum on Cambodia’s quarterly member meeting was held on May 03, 2017 at Phnom Penh Ecumenical Diakonia Centre (PPEDC/ICF) from 08:00AM – 12:00PM, chaired by Mr. Ngin Saorath a member of NGO Forum Management Committees, executive director of CDPO with 122 (36 female) participants.



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