The NGO Forum on Cambodia

Weekly Diplomacy Mission for Consultation Meeting with the Embassies and International Agencies in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On 03rd – 06thApril 2017, the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF) and the Rivers Coalition in Cambodia (RCC) co-organizeda consultation meeting between local NGOs/CSOs, embassies and international agencies at a national level in Phnom Penh. The aim of the meeting was to discuss issues surrounding Mekong Water Governance and to inform aboutthe large-scale impacts of hydropower dam development projects on the Mekong Mainstream and its tributaries. It was a great opportunity for NGOF and RCC’s membersto work towards their common goals and achievethe best of results related to the weekly diplomacymissionand the consultation meeting with the embassies and international agencies in Phnom Penh.

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Research Launching on Preparedness of Cambodia Small Landholder Farmers toward ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Integration

Launching Report AEC 2

On 31 March 2017: The NGO Forum on Cambodia through its Agriculture Policies Monitoring Project to organize research launching on preparedness of Cambodia small landholder farmers toward ASEAN economic community (AEC) integration at Phnom Penh Ecumenical Diakonia Centre (PPEDC) with around 62 participants (12 women) join the event. The research report aims to identify roles, challenges and opportunities of Cambodia small landholder farmers. The study will raise the policy recommendations for supporting small landholder farmers both man and woman farmers on how to be well positioned in competition with other ASEAN member countries to protect the Cambodia agriculture for its food security and food sovereignty, as well as in the purpose to inform the policy makers and decision makers.

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First Quarterly Meeting of Development of Food Security and Safety (NDF-C) Network in Cambodia

On 30th March 2017, first Quarterly Meeting of Development of Food Security and Safety in Cambodia (NDF-C) network was organized at the NGO Forum on Cambodia’s office. The meeting was hosted by the Agriculture Policy Monitoring Project coordinator of the NGO Forum on Cambodia. 24 participants (6 women), who represented both national and international NGOs, attended the meeting

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Regional Workshop: Limiting Temperature Increase to 1.5oC, from Science to Practice

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Phitsanulok Province, Thailand: Mr. Sey Peou, Climate Change Project Coordinator of the NGO Forum on Cambodia, NECA Secretariat and a co-chairman of Asian Climate Change Consortium (ACCC) joint in Regional Workshop on Limiting Temperature Increase to 1.5oC, from Science to Practice: A Learning & Planning Session. This regional workshop conducts on March 07 – 09, 2017 at Ruean Phae Royal Park Hotel, Phitsanulok, Thailand. Missions’ Objectives are 1) to debate the challenges of climate change adaption and energy sector and try to formulate recommendations 2) to reflect and share the outcome from last CoP 3) to understand the impacts and implication of the transition towards low carbon, resilient and sustainable society and 4) to strengthen CSOs advocacy and strategy in the region.

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National Dialogue Forum on Confliction Resolution over Lower Sesan II Hydropower Dam

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On 09th March 2017 at Tonle Basac II, Phnom Penh, Cambodia: The NGO Forum on Cambodia hosted a National Dialogue Forum on Conflict resolution over Lower Sesan 2 hydropower which co-organized with its members including 3SPN, CEPA, FACT, and MVi. There were 47 participants (16 women) joined who from Ministry of Mines and Energy (MoME), Local NGOs/INGOs, National and international Media journalists/TVs and Dam affected communities, Reaearch Institute and private company. This forum was floor for discussion and debate on project developer and responsible ministry to review some key points related the processing of resettlement and compensation over the dam-affected communities.

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NGO Forum Celebration of the 106th International Women Day

International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women were recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. This year 2017,03 March, from staffs of the NGO Forum organize the 106th International Women’s Day to visiting on agricultural cooperative in Sankat Khmougn, Khan Sensok, Phnom Penh Cambodia. We departure around 7:30 AM to reach Sangkat Khmougn, and we also aim to learn about the successful story of women. The trip facilitate by the World Vision Cambodia.

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