The Tonle Sap Lake (commonly known as the Great Lake) is physically located at the heart of Cambodia, which is the soul of the nation. Not only does the lake sustains Cambodian stomachs with its harvest accounting for more than 75% of Cambodia’s fresh water fish catch, it is also a source of immense national pride and estimated to directly support (fresh water from Tonle Sap Lake) more than 3 million people.
As the Program Manager at FACT (Fisheries Action Coalition Team), Mr. Senglong Youk is responsible for overall programs of FACT at three regions of Cambodia, including Mekong, Tonle Sap, and coastal. He has been working on environment and water issues, especially fisheries, natural resources and hydropower development in Mekong region and its major tributaries, since 2000. He is also one of five steering committee members of a Cambodian national network named Rivers Coalition Cambodia (RCC), and member of regional network named Save the Mekong Coalition.
Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh