[VIDEO] Improving Livelihoods through Public-Private Dialogues in Cambodia
September 22, 2010
Ninety-two percent of poor Cambodians live in rural areas and depend on rapidly-depleting natural resources such as fish and traditional agricultural products for their livelihoods. Access to these resources is tenuous, and most rural Cambodians have limited ability to influence local authorities on their rights and face fierce competition over resources from developers and private interests. Three years ago, The Asia Foundation launched the Civil Society and Pro-Poor Markets Program to raise the voices of these rural poor and to increase the power of civil society organizations in Cambodia. In this brand new video, local fishers and farmers tell the story of how they learned to talk to the authorities and with the private sector to regain some control of these resources and come up with ways to sustain their traditional livelihoods.
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