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Gold Mining Reporting Must Be More Open: NGOs

On Dec. 20, the Fair Finance Coalition, the NGO Forum on Cambodia (NGOF), and Oxfam in Cambodia issued studies on gold mining businesses at six locations in Preah Vihear, Ratanakiri and Mondulkiri provinces. ...

Lay Sopheavotey
https://cambodianess.com/article/gold-mining-reporting-must-be-more-open-ngos

Mining ESG compliance highlighted by study

Fair Finance Cambodia (FFC), a coalition originally created to help secure funding for the well-being of the country’s most vulnerable, has recently published a comprehensive study titled “Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) Compliance” on the gold mining industry in the Kingdom. ...

Sok Raksa
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mining-esg-compliance-highlighted-by-study

Coalition prepare social protection guidelines

The Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Communities (CCFC) are compiling the book “Fundamentals of Social Protection in the Agro-Food Sector” as a guide for those working in food production. ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/coalition-prepare-social-protection-guidelines

Oxfam signs MoU with Vietnam Rubber Group to promote sustainable development

Oxfam and Vietnam Rubber (VRG) Group on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a two-year project to promote sustainable development, green growth and responsible investment in the rubber value chain in Cambodia. ...

So Cheata
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501341768/oxfam-signs-mou-with-vietnam-rubber-group-to-promote-sustainable-development/

Oxfam leads workshop to foster social accountability

OXFAM, along with its partner organisations, orchestrated a workshop designed to enhance “Social Accountability in the Social Protection System”. This came as part of a move to encourage closer collaboration among government officials, workers’ representatives and the community, thereby ensuring a more inclusive social protection ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oxfam-leads-workshop-foster-social-accountability

Oxfam and Young Entrepreneurs host ‘Sustainable Business Forum’

Oxfam and Young Entrepreneurs Association of Cambodia (YEAC) co-organised on Thursday a “Sustainable Business Forum” under the theme “Together for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Growth in Cambodia” to promote responsible, inclusive and sustainable business practices in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501320559/oxfam-and-young-entrepreneurs-host-sustainable-business-forum/

Plans to empower women in work

Oxfam Cambodia and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs have united to identify women’s needs in order to integrate family care and social safety, with the goal of empowering women in their occupations. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/plans-to-empower-women-in-work

Projects to improve sub-national mediation, judicial services

The Ministry of Justice is set to sign memorandums of understanding (MoU) with Oxfam Cambodia and the Women Peace Makers on projects that would strengthen its mechanisms and implement sub-national mediation to reduce a backlog of court cases and improve access to judicial services. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/projects-improve-sub-national-mediation-judicial-services

Oxfam calls for maternity benefit plan

Oxfam has renewed its call for a national policy in Cambodia to ensure that all women workers are given equal access to maternity care.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oxfam-calls-maternity-benefit-plan

NGOs: Reorient mining fund provisions

OXFAM Cambodia and the NGO Affiliated Network for Social Accountability (ANSA) will jointly implement a project aimed at providing input to the government’s mineral resource development fund.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-reorient-mining-fund-provisions

Blockchain tech to link up local farmers and foreign buyers

Oxfam Cambodia and Amru Rice will launch next month a pilot programme based on blockchain and smart contract technology to improve living standards for local farmers. The project, called BlocRice, is powered by cutting-edge technologies and aims to improve farmers’ livelihoods by increasing the transparency and ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50113478/blockchain-tech-to-link-up-local-farmers-and-foreign-buyers/

Education, jobs top issues for youths: survey

Problems with employment, security and education continue to plague young people in Cambodia, the Youth Coalition for Unity and Development, along with Oxfam Cambodia, said on Sunday at an event commemorating the 16th International Youth Day. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/14300/education--jobs-top-issues-for-youths--survey/

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