“They’re very wary of the monks getting together,” Chantal Elkin, a program manager for The Alliance of Religions and Conservation, told Sojourners. “Forest activism is [seen as] a threat to the government.”
The Mekong Delta is subsiding faster than the rise in sea level, causing urban flooding, and humans are to blame.
China’s leadership now breaks with its decades-old doctrine of not getting involved in other countries’ political crises.
The project is geared toward collaborative information exchange among concerned agencies in Cambodia, P.R. China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, with emphasis on adaptive management and operation of hydropower projects as well as climate change mitigation.
In 2011, ANZ provided a $40 million loan to Phnom Penh Sugar, which had forcibly displaced hundreds of local farming families and employed school-aged children in dangerous conditions
The app “Prey Lang App” makes it easy for local forest patrols in Cambodia to geo-reference, document, and upload data about forest resources and illegal logging.
The slated withdrawal of crucial European Union trade preferences will likely force its leader to walk back a prolonged political crackdown, observers and labor groups say.
Plan to increase livelihoods for 1.3 million rice farmers by growing alternative crops and help offered to sugarcane growers
As established norms and power structures conspire to keep them out, women are stepping up in historic ways and numbers, holding the powerful to account.