Aug 28, 2014Annual Report 2013Cambodia 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.
Sep 23, 2013Annual Report 2012All UNDP activities are done in close collaboration with the Government, other UN agencies and development partners. Partnerships with the European Union, Sweden, Spain, Australia, New Zealand and Canada were instrumental for achieving results in 2012. UNDP partnered with the Ministries of: Environment; Women’s Affairs; Planning; Information; Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; and Education, Youth and Sports. It worked with provincial governors and line departments of national ministries.
Aug 24, 2012Annual Report 2011In March 2011, UNDP Cambodia launched its new Country Programme 2011-2015 which focuses on accelerating progress of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in the remaining years before the global deadline. The programme is built around the three core issues of inclusive growth, people participation, and environmental sustainability and resilience. In our efforts to contribute to development results, we recognize that UNDP must stay agile and relevant, joining forces and resources with partners.
Aug 25, 2011Annual Report 2010The harsh impacts of the global economic crisis on Cambodia were a stark reminder of the importance of building the country’s resilience to future shocks, especially to protect the poor. In particular, the global downturn exposed the need for Cambodia to focus in the future on more inclusive and equitable growth that reaches and benefits all.
Jun 25, 2010Annual Report 2009UNDP Cambodia made key contributions to pro-poor development in 2009 by supporting democratic governance, poverty reduction and environmental sustainability. Highlights included helping to build an alliance to respond to climate change, encouraging responsive government through decentralization, and promoting parliamentarians’ engagement with citizens. UNDP assisted the Government in playing its part in international efforts on demining, land degradation, chemicals management, ozone-depletion and aid effectiveness.
Jun 25, 2009Annual Report 2008UNDP Cambodia contributed to poverty reduction in key sectors in 2008. Highlights included achievements in the areas of elections, government decentralization, equality between men and women, pro-poor trade, aid effectiveness, climate change and biodiversity conservation.