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Innovation Partner ADIC – Project Launching Event 2024
  • Date: Wednesday, 19 June 2024
  • Time: 8:00 am > 11:00 pm
  • Location: Battambang province, Cambodia

Analyzing Development Issues Centre – ADIC  launched a new research project in Komrieng district, Battambang.   On Wednesday 19th June 2024, Ponlok Chomnes Innovation Partner, ADIC launched its research project on “Building youth capacity in participatory research to engage in sub-national development planning on safe cross-border migration from Cambodia to Thailand” at Komrieng high school,​ Komrieng district, Battambang province. The event was a collaboration between ADIC, the Komrieng Migrant Reception Centre (KMRC), and the Komrieng District Hall. 

The objective of the launch was to inform stakeholders about the project’s goals, the direct beneficiaries, the implementation, and to enhance cooperation at the sub-national level. 

 The event brought together 42 participants (18 females) including Komrieng district deputy governor, commune council members, village chiefs, the KMRC acting director, representatives from the Cambodian Red Cross and the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia, village volunteers, youths, and students. 

 The Komrieng district deputy governor emphasized the importance of research in gathering accurate data for commune investment plans. He also highlighted that this was the first time an NGO focused on this aspect in his district. He expressed hope that through this capacity-building initiative, youth would be able to assist the commune council in developing plans that meet the needs of the community. 

To learn more about ADIC, please click on this link to our website: Analyzing Development Issues Center – ADIC

The Ponlok Chomnes Innovation Fund supports local initiatives by addressing specific local issues through collaboration between civil society organisations and local authorities. 

The Ponlok Chomnes Innovation Fund is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australian Embassy, Cambodia) and through The Asia Foundation‘s Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia program.