AAC Catalog 2016

AAC Catalog 2016


Welcome to AAC Cambodia

Cambodia is renewned for its rich history and cultural heritage, personified by the Angkor Temples. This same beauty is also captured within the traditional arts and crafts forms that have been passed down the generations within Cambodian society. The advent of the Khmer Rouge threatened to destroy the once prosperous traditions of weaving, woodcarving, pottery and handicraft production, but these art forms are now making a comeback, with groups of often-disadvantaged Cambodians rediscovering how to create handicrafts that combine traditional techniques with modern, attractive designs...

Who we are

The Artisans Association of Cambodia (AAC) is a membership based organisation established in 2001 under the coordinated efforts of the World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF), United Nation Development Program (UNDP) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) to promote new approaches of socio-economic development of landmine survivors, others with disabilities and vulnerable groups. AAC is found by the WRF and registered as a legal status of the Association with the Ministry of Interior (MoI) on April 30th, 2004. The Artisans’ Collection Ltd. is a trade arm of AAC registered with Ministry of Commerce (MOC) and Ministry of Economic and Finance in 2009 aims to facilitate the trade for AAC ...

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AAC is a fair trade association providing commercial and capacity building services to social enterprises that work closely with disadvantaged people.

  • Strengthen member organizations so that they continue to increase the quality (and, therefore, marketability) of their products and develop greater organizational self-sufficiency.
  • Increase the number of artisans and support staff from vulnerable populations so that more beneficiaries can be assisted by the project.
  • Increase the local and, especially, international sales of AAC member products so that resources are available to increase worker earning and to provide greater opportunity for others to become artisans and support staff in member organizations.

  • Networking: connecting our members with each other and with other partners that can encourage and assist them in their work.
  • Organizational Development: assisting our members in developing their businesses and implementing effective company policies.
  • Quality Control: providing assistance in assessing AAC members' product quality and ensuring that artisans are meeting high standards in their production.
  • Sales Assistance: working with members to explore opportunities to increase the sales of their products, both locally and internationally, including participation at exhibitions and fairs.
  • Export Services: acting as a ‘commercial agent’ for international buyers, consolidating orders and overseeing the shipment of AAC members' products.
  • Advocacy: representing the interests of disadvantaged artisans to government and other decision-makers.
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AAC celebrates World Fair Trade Day

AGENT FOR PROSPERITY  - All AAC members are very pleased to gather on Saturday 6th May to celebrate fair trade and to claim once again its core principles.<...>

Angkor Handicraft Fair 2016
We are pleased to invite you at the 6th edition of Angkor Handicraft Fair, the biggest and longest running handicraft event
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