Adaptive Social Protection in CambodiaJan 1, 2015 Social protection, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation are three communities of practices that were developed with the main objective of reducing the impacts of shocks and hazards on individuals and communities. To date, however, these three streams seem unaware of their commonalities and overlapping agendas, and unable to overcome institutional constraints and poor communication. As a consequence, little cross-fertilisation has been occurring in most of the countries.
Cambodian Gender Strategic Plan - Neary Rattanak 4Dec 18, 2014 Neary Rattanak IV is the five-year strategic plan (2014 – 2018) for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Cambodia.
In accordance with the current situation in the country and Phase III of the Rectangular Strategy for Growth, Employment, Equity and Efficiency, the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, in partnership with relevant ministries/institutions and other partners, has developed the strategic plan Neary Rattanak IV to continue the government’s eff orts to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women in Cambodia.
Annual Report 2013Aug 28, 2014 Cambodia is well on track to achieve Millennium Development Goals 1, 4, 5 and 6, and poverty rate is set to fall further below 20 percent in 2014. Declines in infant and maternal mortality have already exceeded 2015 targets (CMDG Report, 2013). Despite the anxieties and concerns in the run-up to the election, Cambodia’s economy continued to grow, reaching 7.6 percent growth in 2013 and sustained by garment exports, tourism and construction. With GDP per capita at US$1,036 compared to approximately US$200 in 1992, Cambodia is well on its way to be ranked as a lower middle-income country (MIC) in the near future.
Human Development Report 2014Jul 24, 2014 As successive Human Development Reports have shown, most people in most countries have been doing steadily better in human development. Advances in technology, education and incomes hold ever-greater promise for longer, healthier, more secure lives.1 Globalization has on balance produced major human development gains, especially in many countries of the South. But there is also a widespread sense of precariousness in the world today—in livelihoods, in personal security, in the environment and in global politics.2 High achievements on critical aspects of human development, such as health and nutrition, can quickly be undermined by a natural disaster or economic slump.
Cambodia Disaster Loss and Damage Analysis Report 1996 - 2013Jul 8, 2014 Cambodia is prone to a number of natural disasters including flood, lightening, drought, fire, storm, epidemics, pest outbreak and river bank collapse. Yet little was known about the impact of disasters at national and sub-national levels due to a lack of systematic organization and collection of information. There was general lack of reliable information about disaster losses and damage in line ministries and the few existing data sets were not well organized in a systematic manner to assist in useful analysis.
Post-flood Early Recovery Need Assessment ReportApr 22, 2014 On 18 October 2013, the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) reported that the floods affected 377,354 households and 1.8 million individuals living in 20 provinces. The floods killed 168 people, the majority of whom were children (HRF, 2013b).
Loy9 Impact ReportsMar 17, 2014 The Multimedia Initiative for Youth Civic Education in Cambodia’ is a governance project funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as part of its Strengthening Democracy Programme. Renamed to the public as ‘Loy9’, since September 2010, BBC Media Action in Cambodia has been funded by UNDP to reach young people aged 15-24 with key information about democratic institutions and civic participation through this multimedia intervention of TV, radio, online and mobile content and live events.