Program Manager, Cambodia

Sivhong Lim is a social development specialist with 20-year experiences working with International Non-Government Organizations, through which she has had extensive experience working with government agencies, NGOs, and stakeholders at the subnational level with various development projects. She first joined an international NGO called Cooperation International Development and Solidarity (CIDSE) in 1992 to 2000, leading two projects: 1) promoting gender equity and mainstreaming gender in the development works, 2) heading a Partnership Training Unit, where she worked to provide capacity building in project management and organization development with more 20 NGO partners.

Sivhong joined The Asia Foundation in August 2000. Until the present, she has been serving in various projects including managing labor migration, anti-trafficking in persons, gender-based violence, women’s empowerment program and supporting female tertiary scholarship programming. She has been spearheading prevention of human trafficking through working with stakeholders at national and subnational levels to advocate for better protection of local migrants, and building capacity of implementing partners in safe migration and coordinate for policy changes that best protect labor migrants from being exploited and trafficked.

Having a strong background in CSOs capacity development, Sivhong has been serving as an active volunteer member over many years with NGO Code Compliance Committee—a project of Cambodia Cooperation Committee (CCC), which works to promote professionalism and good governance and professional practices among NGOs in Cambodia through assessing their compliances and provision of Volunteer Certification System.

Education: She holds an BS in Agriculture from the Royal University of Chamkar Dong, Cambodia, and an M.A. in Management of Rural Development from Khorn Kean University, Thailand, and Fellowship Certificate on Pedagogy Skill from Ukraina University, Russia, and Chevening certificate on Government Relation with NGOs and Civil Society in the UK.

Phone: + 855 (23) 210-431