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Our plastic problem is out of control. Here's how we can fight it

On a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a seafood café is setting up for the evening rush. Styrofoam boxes are ripped open. The broken tops are dumped in the street. Plastic bags full of prawns are…  


First Public Private Partnership to Enhance Safe and Clean Transport for All

After the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Grab early this year announced their joint effort in improving living standards by reducing urban air pollution and traffic congestion, today…  


Impact to Cambodian Economy from Climate Change Could Be Worse Than First Predicted

If the global rise in temperatures is kept below 2°C by 2100 and Cambodia maintains current levels of investment in climate change adaptation, climate change will reduce Cambodia’s GDP by 9.8 percent…  


National Mine Action Conference: Toward a Mine Free Cambodia, 2025

The Royal Government of Cambodia is organising a National Mine Action Conference, presided over by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, to celebrate…  


Affordable Housing Design Challenge to Make Special Economic Zones (SEZs) More Sustainable

An international competition to design 3,000 units of modern and affordable homes, for low-income workers within and nearby the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone, kicks off today.  


We’re losing the world’s forests, but there’s a way we can fight back

Imagine if a city like Chicago were to disappear in a single year. Well, this is happening now with our forests. Every year, the world loses a forest area similar to the size of this major US city.  


Public Private Partnership for Cassava Sector's Sustainable Development

UNDP and Green Leader signed a Memorandum of Understanding for collaboration towards sustainable development of Cambodia’s Cassava Sector.  


Five Ways to Build a Climate-ready Cambodia

Increasing climatic events has exacerbated the frequency, severity and unpredictability of disasters in Cambodia. To build resilience, Cambodia needs to be equipped with adaptation and mitigation…  


Why care about Cambodia’s forests?

Similar to many countries in the world, Cambodia’s forests are under mounting pressure. Trees are being cut down and replaced with cash crops like cashew nuts, and cassava. Many trees disappear due to…  


Welcome Remark by Dr. Pen Rany, Programme Director and Acting Country Director at Workshop on the Draft Environment and Natural Resources Code

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen! UNDP always places importance on ensuring sustainable development in particular and provides its support to the Government, including the MoE in developing laws and…  

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