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‘Uamdao Ben Noikorn’ posts

When Women Own a Piece of Land  

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Women's Rights | 2 Comments »

In a one’s lifetime, a piece of land is certainly among the most important material possessions the person could have. Yet, more than 1 billion people – nearly one fifth of the world’s population cannot have their most basic needs ...

A Story of Zarina Charan

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Sindh, Pakistan _  Zarina Charan was looking optimistic to live a full, secure life. The Pakistani lady from Nihal Charan Village was planning to grow grains and fodder crops instead of cash crops, rationalizing that buying food items from market ...

Local Conservation with National Impacts

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 Posted in coastal management, community rights, food security, marine conservation, Thailand, Uamdao Ben Noikorn | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2063" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Save Your Crab and Eat It Too! These are some of blue swimming crabs that have been returned to the sea after releasing their eggs. The crabs are important members of coastal management and conservation program ...

A Call that Could Change One’s Life

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | No Comments »

By this time, nobody casts doubt on the power of technology in transforming emergency preparedness and humanitarian response. The spread of mobile phones, the growth of Internet and digital social media are allowing people to reach out to each other ...

Saving for Happiness

Monday, May 14th, 2012 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | No Comments »

Muang, Pattani _ Timah was a lively, talkative, and very funny woman. Her willpower and sunny demeanor shone through her niqab which covered her from top to toe except her eyes. There was so much positive energy I had to ...

Backyard Goldmine: The Story of Koh Preah Eco-tourism

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 2 Comments »

Seeing a huge income potential lying around in this remote, off-the-beaten track island, Oxfam Regional Media Coordinator Uamdao Ben Noikorn and Oxfam Logistic Officer in Cambodia Im Solinda talked to the local people on how they learned to turn natural ...

Value of Water Filter – Women’s Perspective

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | 5 Comments »

Hang Kosuan Village, Stung Treng _ For most people, the 80-liter plastic container and a clay water filter are probably the last things they consider as quality household items. But for many poor women, these simple, no-nonsense things give them ...

Ketsana – A Blessing in Disguise for Some

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in Uamdao Ben Noikorn | No Comments »

Stung Treng, Cambodia _ Somewhere in a small, remote village where everyone has been more or less affected by Typhoon Ketsana since September last year, there was at least one family that saw the disaster as a life-saving incident. Posing in ...