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The Result of 5th Task Force Meeting IMG_7838

Urban Voice team had organized the 5th Task Force Meeting and field visit to poor community, Preak Takong, located in Khan Meanchey on 18th July 2014.
About 35 participants from various universities and communities in Phnom Penh attended task force meeting. The participant gained a lot of knowledge on Urban Voice project and city development. Moreover, they also shared experience and knowledge with each other through small group discussion, presentation, and field visit to Preak Takong, the poor community.
By the time constraint, only 5 amongst 35 participants had successfully submitted…

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Workshop on Urban Voice for City Development media_workshop-poster

Urban Voice Cambodia will be conducting a workshop titled “Urban Voice and Urban Development” on July 31st, 2014, for the entire day at the ASEA HOTEL, and we are looking for 50 eager participants to join our workshop. 
The purpose of the workshop is to present, train, and mobilize society and community activists. We will examine the importance of Urban Voice and Urban Development as well as other current urban issues. Participants will also have the opportunity to exchange their knowledge, skills, and experiences on a number of relevant topics such as: the use of media tools for social…

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Palm Sugar Supplies for Dessert Small Business Phnom Penh palm tree

The Sweet corner of Phnom Penh, have a great importance in sugar palm Industry. For a long time the country’s poor harvest it. The durable and strong leaves are weaved into baskets, the sap is collected and processed into a nutritious sugar. As a palm sugar’s usefulness, the business and agriculture experts easily interpret the Potential of the product. Even though palm sugar is grown in other countries such as Ethiopia, India, Indonesia and Tanzania, agriculture experts have mentioned that because of its taste and vast amount of nutrients Cambodian-grown palm sugar is one the best sugar.…

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The 2nd of Urban Voice Radio Talk Show: Urban Challenges and Relevant Stakeholders Mr. Ee Sarom

The 2nd Urban Voice Radio Talk Show will be held on 23rd July 2014 at 9:05 – 9: 55 am at Sahrika radio FM 106.5 on the topic” Urban Challenges and Relevant Stakeholders who are working on Urban Development.” The guest speaker is Mr. EE Sarom, the acting executive director of Sahmakum Teang Tnaut, who has been working in Urban Development for many years.
The topic is going to elaborate the general problems facing by residents of Phnom Penh, travelers, and/or tourists, and how relevant stakeholders work to address the problems.
Urban Voice would like to invite you to listen and call in to talk…

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Safe Cities Campaign Kicks Off safe city campaign

ActionAid Cambodia and local partners have been running its campaign, so-called “Safe Cities Campaign”. The aim of conducting this campaign is to build awareness on Safe Cities for Women in Cambodia, particularly in urban space. As women are the vulnerable group of people in the city, then this campaign also tends to seek for police makers or government to address women issues in urban space, regarding to sexual harassment, violation against women and so on.
 The campaign is set into two parts. Firstly is pre-launch. It has been running from 3rd to 20 July 2014. The event is conducted to…

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Reckless driving and minimal ambulance service 2014-07-15 10.33.35

More than one person dies every day, year round, in Phnom Penh’s traffic. This person is very likely to be a male motorbike rider, who will die from severe head injury because he didn’t wear a helmet.
The chances of surviving or getting away from a traffic accident without permanent injury is very low if it happens in Cambodia, because the Ambulance service is almost non-existent. And if you call the public emergency telephone numbers, they sometimes go unanswered.
You should always look out for each other in traffic and drive responsibly! And until the Ambulance service gets better: If you…

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