With the support from AFDI, Farmer and Nature Net held its Board of Director (BOD) meeting on 23rd January, 2011 at Phnom Penh office. Participants were Mr. Uon Sophal (FNN president), Mr. Chea Sopheak (vice-president), Mr. Nep Ang (Organic rice federation president), Mr. Pan Sopheap (FNN executive director), Mr. Sean Buntha and Mrs. Kong Sokchhoin (program coordinator).
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Workshop on a Human Rights Approach to Economic Policy in Agriculture: Engendering the Kuala Lumpur Guidelines in Response to a Fierce New World
For DAWN, the “fierce new world” that we now live in is an international system of conflicting, fragmented, unequal and ambiguous policies that is replete with threats to gender and economic justice. Unprecedented crises of finance, food and climate change have unleashed simultaneous pressures on governments, citizens, social movements and other stakeholders to innovate on policies. Uploaded by NOY Kimhong
The Farmer and nature Net (FNN) - through financial supports from the People Action for Change (PAC) and EED - had successfully organized 11 provincial network workshops in 11 provinces in Cambodia from February 3- 8. 2011. In good cooperation with CEDAC staff and FNN local leaders, the workshops were divided into two groups every day except on February 3 that all of us joined the firstly opening workshop together. Main purposes of the workshops were to present the annual activity
On February 12, 2011, the Farmer and Nature Net (FNN) organized the provincial assembly on Agricultural Rice Co-operative Development at Dangtung district, Kampot province. More than 150 participants (whom 44 were female) from seven districts of the province, which include Kampong Trach, Angkor Chey, Banteay Meas, Chumkiri, Toeuk Chhou, Chhouk and Dangtung. The participants are leaders and representatives of 138 farmer associations and 4 Agricultural Rice Co-operatives of the province
At the 2011 World Social Forum held in Dakar, we, the African peasant organisations members of la Vía Campesina, have decided to launch and communicate on behalf of our continent the campaign of our movement condemning violence against women, a campaign which was officially launched on an international scale at our fifth international conference in Maputo, in 2008.In all societies, to varying extents, women and girls are victims of economic discrimination and physical, sexual and psychological violence, in both public and private spheres. Uploaded by NOY Kimhong
In the context of an unparalleled convergence of food, energy, climate, financial, ecological and economic crises, a group of human rights advocates of various fields of expertise from every region of the global South came together in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to develop the Kuala Lumpur Guidelines for a Human Rights Approach to Economic Policy in Agriculture. Uploaded by NOY Kimhong
It is important to remember to consider the following: 1. You are working with active participants instead of passive recipients, in many cases even do, you the trainer may know the answer, do ask: • Why? to the people you are helping • Ask them to show you how? • and add lots of examples, a few concrete work assignments and more examples 2. Always keep MOTIVATION 3. Use simple examples • like taking a branch and ask a person to break it, in two pieces and now take a good number of branches and ask another one to do it,… use this as a analogy for how if they work together they will have more power to for example negotiate better prices, etc. • Always before explaining ask what do you think? 4. It is important to consider the timing • The learning experiences farmers will seek out is direct related to their own experience, so it will be better to teach closing entries when they are experience the need to learn it, so more latter on after the Co‐operative has been formed. • And it will be better to teach how to make decision at the beginning when they need to learn how to elect their board of directors. Usually adults seek out a learning experience because they have a use for the knowledge 5. You the trainer need to be familiar with: • effective ways to present the content using a variety of techniques • how to deal with problem participants, keep the momentum going, and how to define what participants have learned • Remember that hold participants attention and the ability to handle scepticism or rejection is key qualities • For participant that talk too long, ask to summarize so you can take notes,… too little, ask direct what the person think,….
Preah Sihanouk, Farmer and Nature Net (FNN) held a 2 [...]
Since being established in 2003, by CEDAC and FNF, the Farmer and Nature Net (FNN) has gradually improved and developed herself to be more independent and self-reliant farmer organizations network inCambodia. From year to year CEDAC has minimized her leadership and administration from FNN and maximized the self-governed and self-reliant to FNN. Obviously, since 2009, FNN has administered,facilitated, organized and led by the Board of Directors, who are all real farmers and assisted by hired secretariat staff members.
PHNOM PENH: From early May 2011 to March 31, 2013, FNN is cooperating with The Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM) by hosting a bi-monthly radio program talk-show on “Agriculture Rice Cooperative Business Development,” broadcasted through radio Sarika FM-106.50 MHz. This program is financially supported by the Canada Cooperative Association (CCA).