Dorie Meerkerk


Protecting Cambodia’s Natural Resources to Empower Rural Women

March 7, 2010


If you ask Mrs. Sophorn from rural Pursat province in western Cambodia, protecting Cambodia’s threatened natural resources is one of the most important steps toward alleviating poverty in her country. Approximately 80 percent of Cambodians live in rural areas, with 71 percent depending primarily on agriculture (largely rice) and livestock for their… Read more