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Natural Resources Management Networking in Cambodia: Status, Lessons Learned, and Future Possibilities  

Natural Resources Management Networking in Cambodia: Status, Lessons Learned, and Future Possibilities

Environment and natural resources management (NRM) are very broad topics, which encompasses forest management, fisheries, watersheds, wetlands, biodiversity conservation, protected areas, pollution and waste control, sustainable livelihoods. All of these are both relevant and vitally important to each other. . In Cambodia, there has been increasing pressure on natural resources in recent years. The increasing competition for natural resources use and rising conflict is providing a momentum for the formation of the NRM networks. . There are many different kinds of networks including NGO networks, grassroots networks, multiple stakeholder networks, or national level or provincial level networks. NRM networks, in particular, seek to improve the way natural resources are managed, building on the synergies associated with cooperation. . The report introduces most of the existing NRM networks in Cambodia and analyzes some of the general issues related to networking in Cambodia. . Those addressed issues are: existing general practices for network management and operation, Cultural and gender issues related to networks, Challenges and successes of existing NRM networks and suggest some recommendations for the future


Uploaded on: Feb 2007
File size: 1.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Community Based Organizations , Natural Resources Management
Category: Environment

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