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Natural Resource Management t Su Sto 2016

1. FisheryCommunityin  Sangkat O’Ambel

IdonotonlysupportbutI alsocontributemystrengthandresources toprotectfish.”

PrahotLakeislocatedin SangkatO’Ambel,BanteayMeanchey and it provide sproper daily in come through fish collecting to  

4,509 families,apopulationof18,530,including8,840 women. Before 2014, fishin Prahot Lake had been facedillegal fishing and someusing dangerousequipment to collect fish. There sponse from local authorities is limiteddue to ack of resources and cooperation.

Youth for Development(YFD) is acommunity-basedorganization(CBO) in SangkatO’Ambel,Banteay Meanchey. YFD works  to

 protect the fish in PrahoutLake,YFD has conducteds everaltraining sessions  and activitie saimed to promoteawarenessin the community 

and loca authorities.DuetoYFD’sactivities, there are noticeable changes of community behavior,knowledge,living condition,and contribution 

which would create sustain ability and owner ship in fishery management.The story of Mr.Lim Rous will describe how NRM project good impactin Prahot community.  Read full Story

2. TrapangPlangForestryCommunity 

Svaycheck commune,AngkorThomdistrict is a forestry community of atotal of 232 hectares that benefit1434families.The total population is 6932, including 3584women. These commune residen tsmake a living thorough harvesting in the forest for small rattan,mushrooms,herbs,vegetables,honey,within others.Most of the women are crafts-workers,whose in come depend on there sources obtain from the forest.If these areas are cleared,their live lihood would be in danger.Priorto PDP-Center’sNRM project, this fore stry community experienced conflicts with the military and other sin positions of power,  who  wanted  to clear  this  forest for business.  The military tried  to  intimate residents by showing their weapons,booms,and bringing tanks to the part. They proceeded to threaten to kill anyone who attempted to drive them away from the forest.Community residents and local authorities took action toadvocate against the group of soldiers,although they knew they would be taking greatrisks.After the groups(community residents,leaders and local authorities)worked to gether to advocate with the Forestry Administration, the military decided to leave the forest.Read full Story