Project Summary


Title of Project Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods July 2011 to June 2013
Project ID in FSNIS Database 11
Project Number CDC databas
Project Description

The principal objectives of  the Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods  training program are:

  • fish farming and vegetable growing training to enable farmers to improve their livelihoods;
  • vocational education and training and establishment of co-operative for community development in the target villages;
  • general education in life skills on vocational education and farmer trainees in nutrition{comma} hygiene{comma} toilet construction{comma} drugs{comma} HIV/AIDS{comma} human trafficking{comma} domestic violence;
  • income generation and management training for co-operative groups;
  • regeneration and protection of coastal mangroves/ecology
  • community ecotourism
  • capacity building of project implementers and trainers.


Specific of objectives are to:

  • target poor households which have food security problems
  • train 420 farmers in the 2-year period in  fish farming and/or organic home vegetable gardening in the targeted districts
  • train 244 vocational trainees in the 2-year period in Hairdressing{comma} Garments and Handicrafts{comma} Food Processing and Weaving including nutrition and other general education/life skills
  • assist 2 coastal communities to protect environment and raise awareness among local and provincial officials


The activities included in the Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods program are as follows:

  • farmer development training in household fish farming and organic home vegetable gardening
  • vocational education in Garments & Handicrafts{comma} Hairdressing{comma} Food Processing and Handloom Weaving
  • nutrition education
  • hygiene education
  • HIV and drugs awareness
  • providing to farmers and vocational trainees individual IEC kits: fish and vegetable cultivation{comma} hygiene{comma} nutrition{comma} HIV and drugs
  • educational materials displayed in vocational training centres (i.e. posters{comma} leaflets)
  • model permaculture gardens and fish ponds at training centres{comma} to teach and demonstrate basic farming skills for food security
  • replanting of degraded mangrove island by local communities and workshop and fishery law
  • develop community ecotourism to protect coastal mangrove ecology and promote sustainable livelihoods for coastal villagers.
Related FSN Categories Not Specified
Main Implementing Agency Not Specified
Collaborating Ministries Ministry of Women’s Affairs
Collaborating Organisations and Institutions Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA (Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad)
Project Funding Status Not Specified
Funding Needs Description
Donors Not Specified
Project Start/End Dates 2011-06-30 2013-05-31
Provinces, Districts and Communes worked in
Province Districts Communes
Ministry of Health Provinces, Operational Districts and Health Centre Catchment Areas worked in
Province Districts Communes
Level of Intervention PDWA Battambang, PDWA Preah Vihear, PDWA Kampot, CWPD Kampong Cham, CWDA Phnom Penh, KFAC Kampot
Type of Support/Inputs Provided

Technical assistance, implementation, equipment, training materials, support for trainees and capacity building of staff and trainers

Target Group(s) Poor rural people and at least 50% women
Number of Beneficiaries (approximate) N/A
Source Institution for this Project Data Ms Barbara Fitzgerald, Mr LIM Sok San, Ms LY Kim Song and Mr CHHEA Thao
Project Contact Person Ms Barbara Fitzgerald, Mr LIM Sok San, Ms LY Kim Song and Mr CHHEA Thao
Project-Related Documents 0