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Apr 12, 2013Ensuring the health and safety of workers and citizens in general is something we in the West are ingrained with. In Cambodia, however, where industrialization and growth are happening at a very fast rate from a relatively low baseline, it has become evident to our team that health and safety are not the priorities for a good amount of the work being performed here. As in many developing countries, government regulations and organizational focus on health and safety come as a result of a combination of increased competition, horrific disasters, and demanding consumers as a result of greater economic buyi
Apr 09, 2013Building a flexible survey format that can collect important data from multiple stakeholders within an organization is complicated. The team worked well together, tackling this challenge and developing two unique versions of the survey geared towards either farmers or FBAs. Although Farm Business Advisors, or FBAs for short, are the lowest rung on the Lors Thmey franchise network ladder, they are most responsible for the ultimate experience of the client farmers with the organization. We set out to understand as much as possible about who these people are and what sort of issues they are dealing with out in the field.
Apr 08, 2013On Sunday, March 31st our team embarked on a cross-country journey of Cambodia from the capital Phnom Penh to the province of Oddar Meanchey. Oddar Meanchey is located in the far Northwest part of Cambodia, and is known globally as one of the most heavily mined regions in the world.