At the age of 12, Pharady, a girl from a small rural village in Cambodia, was sent 60 kilometers away to live in Kampot because her community did not have a high school for her to attend.
Imagine walking across a field, unsure if your next step will be your last. Imagine having to teach your children at an early age what the red sign with the skull and two crossbones means, and what to do if they stumble upon a disk buried in the dirt.
Tobacco use is harming people, businesses, economic development in Cambodia. Preliminary findings from an investment case developed by the United Nations to inform the Government’s efforts on tobacco control were examined in a workshop this week in Phnom Penh.
Have you wondered about key issues in your community that hamper you from getting your ideal job? Do you have ideas about implementing change - but don’t know how or where to start?
New partnership on drought preparedness further supports Cambodia in climate change preparedness and realising the goals of Agenda 2030 and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
On a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a seafood café is setting up for the evening rush

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16 M

Population (2017)

13.5 %

Poverty rate (2014)

1230 (USD)

GDP per capita (2017)

143 / 188

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