Cambodia

With Loss of a Forest Comes Loss of a Culture, Part 2

Guest author, Wesley Hedden, serves as an adviser for a local NGO working on natural resource management issues and protecting indigenous cultures. This is the second part of an article about the Phnongs in Cambodia and the work of the Phnong Center.

With Loss of a Forest Comes Loss of a Culture, Part 1

Guest author, Wesley Hedden, serves as an adviser for a local NGO working on natural resource management issues and protecting indigenous cultures. This is the second part of an article about the Phnongs in Cambodia and the work of the Phnong Center.

Land Mine (ERW) Risk Reduction in Cambodia

Wesley Hedden is at the primary school in Lumtong Chas village in the far north of Cambodia, near the Thai border, in Oddar Meanchey province. Two local project officers from the Belgium NGO, Handicap International, have invited him to attend a training session, or what they prefer to call a brainstorming session, on land mine safety with children in this village.

Cambodia’s NGO Struggle

Earlier this September, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called for the revival of a controversial law that would require more than 2,000 associations and NGOs working in Cambodia to complete a complex registration process and submit to stringent financial reporting requirements. How will this affect NGOs and their work?