written by Yim Chan Sopheak Commune forum is a kind of activity that will be held twice per year, in order to find major challenges that have happened in their commune especially on livelihood, environment, and agriculture. Obviously, on this day, I and the project staff have facilitated a commune forum at kouk srok commune, Dambea district with participation from commune council members, village chiefs, teachers, youth’s group and cooperating farmers.

During this time, I have showed project’s description, project’s activities, and project’s results to the participants. In this opportunity, commune council member has also more explained about commune invest program and commune development plan to the participants.

After that, I have raised 3 questions involving the livelihoods, environment, and agriculture and their resolutions on these issues. Therefore, the entire participant has divided to 3 groups’ discussion.

As a result, each group has discussed and showed resolution as below:

The problem of their commune such as lack of water, unrich soil, drought, more disease on animal, rice disease, increasing of insect on vegetable, more utilization of pesticide, lack of sanitation, climate change, more utilization of chemical fertilizer, and they have resolution like requesting of helping from CEDAC and commune council members, requirement of training support, more utilization of natural fertilizer, irrigation, resilience variety, decreasing of utilization of chemical fertilizer and pesticide, replanting of tree.