We believe that solid research should underpin every one of our programmes. The resources section illustrates how we have approached this across the sectors in which we work.
British filmmaker Fran Lambrick co-directed Chut Wutty in 2011 while researching community forestry in Cambodia for an Oxford University PhD. ADMCF and two co-funders, Joseph Draper and Nick Harbinson, provided support to the film. The film draws attention to the alarming rate at which Cambodia’s forests are being destroyed, the lack of government support in-country for community forest use and the lack of protection for environmental defenders.
Over the past 15 years Dhaka-based NGO, Friendship, has provided ship-based hospital and other community medical care to the 3 million people living on the shifting sandbar islands along the Brahmaputra River in northern Bangladesh. Here, life is transitory and difficult and the average char islander can move as much as 40 times in a lifetime as the river changes course and islands disappear. More recently, climate change has accentuated the already difficult weather patterns and lives. To allow
Hong Kong’s Maria Cordero and Jason Chan enjoy a “seafood feast” from the future, illustrating why eating sustainably now is so important. Click here to visit the Choose Right Today website for more information.
Seafood that is sustainable has been captured or farmed in a way that minimises harm to the marine environment and where the population of the target species is not overfished. It comes from well-managed fisheries or farms so that our oceans remain healthy. Fish and shellfish populations will then thrive and be available for future generations. ADMCF has created these videos for its campaign to educate the Hong Kong consumer about why we should consume sustainably.