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We are seeking a dynamic and professional team to conduct an investigative study on resource grabs in Kampot Province: “Cases of Traipaing Sangke and Kampong Samaky Fishery Communities” for a three-year project entitled, “Empowering CSOs and Marginalized Communities in Cambodia to Claim Land Tenures Security”.

Timeline & Location of assignment:
♦ August 1st 2016 – October 1st 2016
♦ Kampot and Phnom Penh

Objectives of the research:
♦ To document Traipaing Sangke and Kampong Samaky Fishery Communities’ tenure rights to control over and access to aquatic resources;
♦ To identify and document the development process whether the principles of Free, Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) is being applied;
♦ To assess the direct and indirect socioeconomic impacts of the project on fisher-folks and fishery communities;
♦ To identify constructive approaches and strategies to 1) address the socioeconomic impacts of the infrastructure development project; and 2) engaging with relevant stakeholders to identify a mechanism where communities, authorities and investors can have direct dialogue to address socioeconomic impacts on livelihood of fishery communities.

The individual/team must have following experiences and skills:
♦ Post graduate degree in Development Studies or other social science disciplines, Political science, Economic
♦ Natural resource expertise
♦ Experience in food security, land rights and development research
♦ Proven publication record
♦ Solid methodological and research skills
♦ Ability to write clearly and concisely in English and Khmer

Detail Terms of Reference can be found on or the link below:

Application Procedure:
Please send your resume and cover letter, research proposal along with sample of previous investigative research(es) via email to [email protected] (this mailbox is set up to only receive application) or to ActionAid office: #69, Street 242, Phnom Penh. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. The assignment is opened for national applicant.

Closing date of application: July 15th 2016

For further enquires please contact:
Ms. Rachana Bunn at: [email protected]
Mr. Say Jeudi at: [email protected]