This report describes how people in Cambodia, India, Uganda, Uzbekistan, and elsewhere have faced reprisals from governments and powerful companies for criticizing projects financed by the World Bank and the IFC. The World Bank’s own research has long found correlations between the extent and quality of public participation in projects and the success of development projects.Download: English | Khmer
Since October 2012, the project has focused on improving access to and utilisation of health services, particularly
in very remote communities. This focused on increasing skills and motivation among frontline health workers including midwives and community health volunteers who are part of Village Health Support Group (VHSGs) – so healthcare facilities can provide better services.
A biological treasure trove, the Greater Mekong Region harbours some of the richest and most valuable habitats on Earth. However, it is now under serious threat. Large-scale hydropower projects, rampant development, climate change, the illegal wildlife trade and deforestation are challenging the region’s outstanding biodiversity and its ability to support 300 million people who depend on its natural resources.Download: English | Khmer
About 80% of Cambodian territory lies within the Mekong basin, known to have large fluctuations of water levels between the dry and wet seasons. This causes an annual cycle of droughts and floods, damaging agricultural production and livelihoods and constraining development and poverty alleviation. The 2014 World Risk Report puts Cambodia as the ninth most at risk country in the world.Download: English | Khmer
Sexual Exploitation of Children provides a detailed framework and categories of actions to be taken by governments in partnership with civil society organizations and other relevant actors for combating commercial sexual crimes against children. Broadly, these actions are focused on: 1) Coordination and Cooperation; 2) Prevention; 3) Protection; 4) Recovery, Rehabilitation and Reintegration; and 5) Child Participation.Download: English | Khmer