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Knowledge is everything when it comes to early warning

With the goal of enhancing flood and drought information for a more climate-resilient agriculture sector, the UN Development Programme has this month launched a tri-partite collaboration with…  


In the Fields of Northwest Cambodia, Every Step Counts

Painted sticks in red and white planted on the ground from left to right, projecting "danger" signs in bold text and red cards –a series of warnings that greeted us along the way. Dusty roads led to…  


Lessons of cyclone Nargis still need to be applied

Updating early warning systems to keep pace with the fast increase in extreme weather events is vital in the struggle to prevent disasters and save lives  


Time to rethink and rework the rules

Between Jingle Bells and I’m dreaming of a white Christmas that seem to be playing in an endless loop, I stand in Cambodia’s biggest shopping mall watching people stroll by, checking out the glitter…  


Solid Waste Management App

Solid waste is challenging in almost every municipalities in Cambodia. Specifically, the challenges was mainly on its proper collection and disposal. Waste collection is becoming a mandate of each…  


Water: As a Source of Bond Farmers in Rural Communities

The village of Prey Kuy, in Kampong Thom province, falls in a region blessed with plenty of rain, so one might imagine its farms are bountiful. Ninety percent of the population are farmers. They…  


Women are not going to be equal outside the home until men are equal in it

Males comprise almost half of the Cambodian population but still hold the vast majority of power in government and private sector. While the empowerment of women and girls, and addressing their needs…  


REDD+ actions: Cambodia and Ecuador exchange knowledge to tackle the challenge of climate change

This report show a step of South-South cooperation between Cambodia and Ecuador for an intensive and productive Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+).  


The Challenge of data collection

Kaat is a person with disabilities. She has difficulty hearing and speaking. With support from the Disabled People’s Organization (DPO) in cooperation with the local government, she is now doing what…  


Middle income Cambodia's three poverty challenges

When the poverty data for the current round of Cambodia’s Socio-Economic Survey (CSES) is published next year, it will almost certainly show a further decline on the 13½ per cent of the population…  


Value chains and commodity prices: getting cassava out of the red and into the black

Cassava farming was never for rich farmers. But at least last year the average price for fresh root at farm was 3.5 cents (about 140 Riel) a kilo.  

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