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 […]
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 […]
To mark the International World Day against Child Labour on 12 June 2015, terre des hommes has launched a study on Child Labour, particularly on Migrant Child Labour in the Thai Shrimp Industry. The report was made possible through partnership with Labour Rights Promotion Network in Thailand. This report can be downloaded here.
The Global Action Month on Child Rights (GAM) was founded in 2014 by children and youth of the terre des hommes International Youth Network. On the occasion of the anniversary of the UN Child Rights Convention children and youth worldwide claim their rights in the action month of November. Last year 152 actions all over […]
Tambayan Center for Children’s Rights, our partner in the Philippines, celebrates the World Play Day 2016 with the launching of a new project on the #righttoplay. Last 28 May 2016, 148 children from 5 barangays (villages) filled a spacious basketball court to do one thing: play! Children from 3 years old to young adults aged 18 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]