Rapid Asia Presents TIP Study Results in Phonm Penh

On 7 December Rapid Asia presented the finding of a USAID sponsored study on human trafficking in Cambodia. The study covered vulnerable population in known human trafficking hot spots, returned migrants and survivors of trafficking. Download a PDF version of the article (click ‘read more’ to see the link): USAID Study Article.   The original article… Read more »

Rapid Asia study on human traficking in Cambodia

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In the second half of 2012, Rapid Asia carried out a ground breaking study on human trafficking in Cambodia, funded by USAID. A quantitative survey was conducted with three target groups including vulnerable populations, returned migrants and survivors of trafficking. A key element was to understand how a person ends up being trafficked and those… Read more »

Rapid Asia Commence Work in Myanmar


Rapid Asia came to Yangon for the first and in the same week another first time visitor set their foot in Myanmar, President Obama! Yangon is a fascinating place with a sense of optimism and everyone we met was friendly and helpful. Rapid Asia held a training session for 30 volunteers and observers from World… Read more »

Laos PDR: Volunteers training on quantitative data collection


Working in collaboration with wildlife conservation organizations, the Ministry of Forestry and the World Bank, Rapid Asia trained local volunteers to carry out quantitative data collection. The volunteers came from the University of Forestry and were trained to carry out a survey to evaluate the impact of a recent awareness campaign. A coalition of government… Read more »

Stakeholder Workshop on Human Trafficking in Russia

Rapid Asia in Russia

Rapid Asia and representatives from USAID, IOM, MTV EXIT, Stellit and other development organizations during a stakeholder workshop on human trafficking held in Moscow. Russia is both a source and destination country for human trafficking and trafficking also takes place within Russia itself. Documentaries in combination with social media initiatives have proven to be effective… Read more »

Complete Training to KAP Study on Wildlife Protection in Vietnam

Rapid Asia in Vietnam

Rapid Asia together with local volunteers having completed training to carry out a major KAP study on wildlife protection in Hanoi. Many wildlife species are under threat in South East Asia. One particular gruesome activity is the consumption of bear bile, which is extracted from living bears that are kept in captivity under the most… Read more »

Rapid Asia Joined a Major Behavioral Change Communication Event in Philippines

Rapid Asia in Philippines

Daniel Lindgren, Founder at Rapid Asia, together with ‘research legend’ and former colleague Mercy Abad and local contractor team from Insight + Total Research Provider. On this occasion a major behavioral change communication event was held to raise awareness about human rights. Local and foreign bands, including Jay Park from South Korea, helped to attract… Read more »

Rapid Asia Trained 20 Local Enumerators from University of Benin, Nigeria

Rapid Asia in Nigeria

Rapid Asia and representatives from UNODC and University of Benin following a training program held in Benin City, Nigeria. Human trafficking is a global problem and the second largest illegal trade in the world. In Nigeria, a major target is young girls aged 11 to 18 years, who are trafficked to Europe for prostitution. Benin… Read more »