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Aphivat Strey

Aphivat Strey (AS) is a Cambodian non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization (NGO) established in 1996 in Battambang province with both financial and technical support from OXFAM Great British.
AS was registered as an NGO with the Ministry of Interior in March 1998. AS employs 19 personnel, (12 females and 07 males); Executive Director, Program Manager, Finance and Admin Manager, 13 field staff, one Accountant, one Admin staff and Guard, and one Cleaner.         
AS has been implementing the main projects – Natural Resource Management, Food Security and Nutrition; Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security, and Women Empowerment – in 2 Provinces, 6 Districts and 1 Krong ( Municipality), 16 Communes of Ek Phnom, Thmor Kaul, Banan, Sangke, Moung Reussey, Mongkolborey district, and 2 Sangkat of Battambang municipality in Battambang and Banteay Meanchey provinces, Cambodia.

Date of Establishment:

01-May, 1996

Purpose of Organization:

To support community to have capacity in managing and directing work, take part in civil society, take care of environment, empowerment for the poor and vulnerable people especially women and children as well as to improve quality living with peace.

GEF/SGP involvement:

1. Conservation of Community Natural Lakes and Replanting Flooded Forest for Improving Community Livelihood Project from 01 August 2006 to 30 September 2008.
2. Community Lake Conservation and water supply to improve community livelihood and welfare from 01 September 2007 to 30 December 2007.
3. Biodiversity Conservation and Flooded Forest Projection through Sustainable Community Fisheries Management from 01 June 2010 to 30 May 2012
4. Biodiversity Conservation and Strengthen Community Fisheries Capacity in order to improve community livelihoods in Ek Phnom and Thmor kaul district of Battambang province and Mongkol Borey district, Banteay Mean Chey Province from 01 December 2012 to 30 November 2014.


AS has experience on Biodiversity Conservation and Flooded Forests Protection through Sustainable Community Management with community fisheries committees and local authorities. Fish pond conservation and flooded forests management are the main topics and hot issues around the Great Lake Tonle Sap in Cambodia. 1,728 households (2,937 people, 1,104 women) are direct beneficiaries to get benefits from 2, 363 hectares of flooded forests, which managed by 6 CFi. 6 watch towers and 2 floating ports were built with the support of GEF/SGP/UNDP, one in each CFi. to protect flooded forests against wildfire effectively. 25,425community people, 13,781 women and 432 school children, 198 school girls are well aware that flooded forests are important for supporting their livelihood. 6,650 trees of flooded forests were re-planted around the fish conservation areas.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Cambodia

Contact Details
Street Address:
# 518, Group 25, Wat Rumduol Village,
Sangkat Chamkar Samrong
Telephone No.:
Organization founded:

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change - Agriculture/Forestry
  • Climate Change - Others
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Local

  • Contact Person
    Mr Chin Vuthy Key Contact Person
    Program Manager/Deputy Director

    Contact Person
    Mr Soeung Bora Key Contact Person
    Project Officer

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