The regular community conversations held approximately once a quarter, to be conducted by a joint team of NGO staff, duty bearers and community representatives. VBNK is active in supporting the first rounds of community conversations. NAS (NAK APHIVATH SAHAKUM) is one of VBNK’s partners under the EA project in Kompong Cham. They work to help to coordinate with duties bearer to mobilize citizen to attend the consultative villages meeting for them to raise the issues to be put in investment plan. The objectives of the first consultative villages meeting is:
- To reflects on key achievements / important changes in the village/commune
- To identify the issue that the duties bearer needs to pay more attention to investment plan in the commune and
- To develop local action plan for finding and responding quickly to the community
On 04-07 June 2019, VBNK, duties bearer and NAS staff conducted the first consultative villages meeting. At Khchao and Reay Pay commune, Kang Meas district Kompong Cham province.