Land Degradation in Rural Communities: Balancing Development and Conservation in Cambodia

*Photography by Manuth Buth  Desertification and land degradation are global issues with far-reaching and pressing implications. Here in Cambodia, soil erosion, deforestation, and competitive land use are causing land degradation, depleting ecological services and watershed functions, and threatening rural livelihoods. Tackling these issues head-on, several government-led projects are leveraging education and sustainable agricultural practices to … Continue reading Land Degradation in Rural Communities: Balancing Development and Conservation in Cambodia

The Untapped Potential of Cambodian Women: My Conversation with University Students on Gender Equality

Cambodia has made progress on closing the nation’s gender gap in recent years, but deeply rooted gender inequalities and gender roles remain evident. Intertwined cultural traditions and societal norms contribute to discriminatory behaviours, often underpinning stereotypes and misconceptions regarding the value of women in Cambodian society.