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USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia Director Michael Yates examines app to help address wildlife trafficking.
September 17, 2014

BANGKOK, September 17, 2014 – Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Freeland today launched WildScan, a new endangered species identification and response mobile application for law enforcement to use in combatting the multi-billion dollar illegal wildlife trade. 

The mobile application is designed to help law enforcement officials respond to wildlife trafficking, an illicit trade estimated at $19 billion per year and run by organized criminal syndicates. WildScan contains photos and critical information for over 280 endangered species and illegal wildlife products commonly trafficked into and throughout Southeast Asia to assist in proper identification and rapid response.

August 7, 2014

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Cambodia continue to face abuse and discrimination at home, at school, in the workplace and in the media. LGBT rights advocates are calling protection from ill treatment and for equal opportunities, according to the first comprehensive report of its kind released today.

August 7, 2014

The Being LGBT in Asia: Cambodia Country Report produced by USAID and the United Nations Development Program, provides an overview of LGBT rights in Cambodia including prevailing laws and policies; social and cultural attitudes; religion; family affairs; education and schooling; work and employment; community and society; health including HIV; media including Information Communication Technology; and the capacity of LGBT organizations. The report is based on research, consultations, and the National LGBT Community Dialogue that was held in Phnom Penh in January 2014. Case studies highlighting success and challenges are included in the relevant sections. The organizational development and capacity of LGBT organizations are also discussed in a later section and is based on an analysis of a participant survey which was part of the National Dialogue. The report also contains findings and recommendations provided by the participants at the Dialogue. The annexes at the end of the report identify local LGBT organizations in Cambodia and the glossary of commonly used local terms that refer to LGBT people. ​

August 6, 2014
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking quotations from interested vendors in providing the items specified below. This is to support the operation of USAID RDMA, Bangkok Thailand.
 
August 6, 2014
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking quotations from interested vendors in providing the items specified below. This is to support the operation of USAID RDMA, Bangkok Thailand.
 
August 6, 2014
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking quotations from interested vendors in providing the items specified below. This is to support the operation of USAID RDMA, Bangkok Thailand.
 

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