Cambodia

Conservation of vulnerable timbers in REDD

Alarming rates of deforestation and ecosystem degradation add to global warming, and sustainable management of forests is therefore an important part of the REDD concept. REDD activities shall both reduce CO2 emissions, conserve biodiversity and sec ... Brief popularized abstract:
A high number of tropical tree species is threatened with extinction due to deforestation and unsustainable levels of logging, and the implementation of effective conservation plans is often hindered by the lack ...

Changed Tapping Climate Climate change and other challenges for resin tappers in the Prey Lang Forest in Cambodia

Abstract: Cambodia´s rural population depends predominantly on agricultural productivity, which is based mainly on natural climate conditions. However, changes in rainfall patterns and increasing temperatures affect crop yields significan ...

Prospects of Participatory Forest Management: A case study of Prey Lang Forest, Cambodia

Abstract: Co-management is a management approach which has gained increased recognition as an alternative strategy to achieve better outcomes for conservation and livelihoods than a top-down approach, by involving local communities. Although, c ...

The Role of Community Participation in Locally-Based Natural Resource Monitoring. A Case Study of a Collaborative Project in Cambodia

Abstract: In face of challenges related to the rapid biodiversity loss, new methods of
data collection and management have to be introduced. Community-Based Natural
Resource Management (CBNRM) is increasingly recognised as a via ...

Fatty acid status in children with undernutrition, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Abstract: BACKGROUND : Cambodia has a high prevalence of undernutrition especially among children. The main animal source of protein in Cambodia is fish or fish products, which are usually rich in n-3 fatty acids. The fatty acids composi ...

Development and acceptability of a fish-based local ready-to-use-therapeutic food (RUTF): an intervention in pre-school children in Cambodia

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Background and objectives
In South-East Asia, Cambodia has the highest child mortality rate due to severe acute malnutrition (SAM). Treatment of SAM has been improved by the development and implementation of ready-to-use ...

Alleviating Childhood Malnutrition by Improved Utilization of Traditional Foods (WINFOOD)

Overall aim: to develop nutritionally improved foods for infants and young children in low-income countries, based on improved utilization of traditional foods (semi-domesticated and wild indigenous foods from uncultivated land or aquatic environmen ... Project Completion Report: The WinFood project have successfully brought together an interdisciplinary research group in Cambodia, Kenya and Denmark, and identified how locally available foods can be used for improved feeding of children duri ...
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