Rapid Asia Presented “Understanding the Implication of Macroeconomic Growth on Smallholder Farmer, Landless, Landpoor and Women’s livelihood and Land Rights in Lower Mekong Basin Region n- from the case of Thailand. ” at Annual World Bank Conference, Washington DC

On March 22, 2017, Rapid Asia in partnership with OXFAM America, Cambodia presented “Understanding the Implication of Macroeconomic Growth on Smallholder Farmer, Landless, Landpoor and Women’s livelihood and Land Rights in Lower Mekong Basin Region” Abstract Rapid economic expansion has led to an increase in demand for agricultural land, creating land tenure insecurity for the small-scale… Read more »

The Situation of Women Market Vendors in Vientiane: A Baseline Report for UN WOMEN by Rapid Asia

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Authors/editor(s): Rapid Asia with support from UN Women – In markets across Lao People’s Democratic Republic, market management committee representatives consist of officials from relevant government agencies and market owners, with no market vendors. This leaves women vendors without a voice in decisions made or implemented by the committee. They also lack information about existing… Read more »

IOM’s Livelihoods and Community Solutions (LCS) Project: Final Evaluation by Rapid Asia

In July 2015, Rapid Asia was entrusted to conduct a final evaluation of the “Livelihoods and Community Solutions” (LCS) Project. This project had been implemented from 2013-2015 by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Thailand and was co-funded by the European Union (EU) and the Australian Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). The… Read more »

MTV EXIT Impact Summary – February 2013

MTV EXIT works with Rapid Asia that has developed the methodology behind the KAP Score. The KAP Score combines ratings on Knowledge, Attitude and intended Practice into a weighted one number score. For this campaign, all the KAP measures have been developed according to input and recommendations from TIP experts across the region before each MTV EXIT intervention (program/event). The evaluation itself takes place in three stages…(Read More: http://mtvexit.org/impact/)

Research Report with Rapid Asia’s Evaluation Framework : Sex and Labor Trafficking Network and Pattern in Cambodia

RESEARCH REPORT ON SEX AND LABOR TRAFFICKING NETWORK AND PATTERN IN CAMBODIA ABSTRACT Low education and food insecurity are significant vulnerability factors for trafficking; also, victims typically experience multiple triggers (illness, debt, natural disaster, family splits). Vulnerable groups, returned migrants and survivors share a lack of knowledge of the breadth of trafficking (affects all ages… Read more »