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Artisans Angkor

Date : 2010-02-15 02:12:28

DescriptionArtisanal products specialising in silk, lacquer and stone. *** Time line : 1992 : Establishment of the Chantiers-Écoles de Formation Professionnelle (CEFP) : Training of unschooled rural youth between 18 and 25 years of age in skills that would allow them to make a living from handicraft production . 1998-2001: Establishment of Artisans d'Angkor with financial support from the European Union under the REPLIC Program (Programme Rural d'Éducation Professionnelle et Logique d'Insertion au Cambodge) : - Help young Cambodian artisans to find work in their home villages and provide them with a trade and role in society. In this way, Artisans d'Angkor offers professional, economic and social integration. - Ensure the survival of cultural savoir-faire and promote Khmer cultural identity. In 2006, nearly 75 apprentices were attending the Chantiers-Écoles program in stone sculpture, wood carving and silk painting. They will join Artisans d'Angkor at the completion of their training. 2003 : Artisans d'Angkor became a limited liability company with a minor public share. It is now completely self-financing and independent: It now employs more than 1,000 persons. It stands as model of sustainability and fairness for Khmer arts and crafts.

Street AddressChantiers-Ecoles, stung Thmey Street

CitySiem Reap


Name of InstitutionArtisans Angkor

Phone(855 63) 963 330


Fax(00 855) 063 964 097

Type of ActivityArtisan / Artisan Group

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