COUNTRY RIVER INFORMATION

CAMBODIA   has one of the worst deforestation rates in the world. Since 1970, Cambodia’s primary rainforest cover went from over 70 percent to 3.1 percent and tragically, Worse, deforestation rates continue to accelerate today. The overall rate of total forest loss has jumped nearly 75 percent since the end of the 1990s. In total, Cambodia lost […]

Rivers in Southeast Asia

MEKONG RIVER  Agriculture and Fishery. The rich river soil and water sustain agriculture and fishery. More than 10 million hectares of cultivated land is used for growing rice, the main staple for most Southeast Asians.The Mekong is one of the world’s huge rivers. Along with its two sisters, Salween and Yangtze, it drains the eastern […]

Our Rivers, Our Life

ABOUT US  The ‘Our Rivers, Our Life’ campaign is a regional biodiversity campaign in South East Asian countries including Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It is implemented by the terre des hommes regional working group on biodiversity. The campaign aims to contribute to the protection and conservation of the rivers and biodiversity in South […]

OROL HISTORY

During the second regional partners meeting of terre des hommes Germany in Southeast Asia on 26-28 April 1999 in Siem Reap, Cambodia,  it was decided by partners that a regional working group on Biodiversity be established with the following objectives: ·       To monitor and campaign for laws and government policies concerning the protection of plant variety and […]

tdh SEA Youth Network

The tdh SEA youth network is a group of children and young people from 7 project countries of terre des hommes in Southeast Asia (i.e. Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam). This network was formed during the Regional Children and Youth Partners’ Meeting last 17-20 January 2012 in Nakon Nayok, Thailand. Its purpose […]

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