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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.  


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…  


What is needed to end violence against women in Cambodia?

It is no secret that, worldwide, women are disproportionately affected by partner violence, namely the violence committed by their current or former husbands or boyfriends.  


Prevention of noncommunicable diseases in Cambodia

The past century witnessed a global revolution in the control of communicable diseases. This was accomplished by improved access to clean water and sanitation, and by applying new scientific…  


Accelerate2030: Scaling ventures in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

Three startups are launched every second in the world according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. That’s 11000 an hour. Some focus on extracting petroleum, others on creating solar panels.…  


Does 16 June ring a bell?

In a country such as Cambodia, it is a day that provides an opportunity to pause and reflect on the impact of migrant labour, and how this very 21st century phenomenon is transforming the lives of so…  


Connect with nature and free your mind

If we spend some time connecting with nature and with communities who depend on those natural resources, we can free our minds, and come back with a deeper appreciation of our fragile natural world.…  


Just follow the money: radical shifts in development finance

There is good reason to be confident that the government can mobilise the required funds to finance the next stage of the country’s development. By working closely with partners, polices and…  


UNDP releases new cookbook with climate-resilient recipes

UNDP has launched a new cookbook looking at how climate change is affecting food security in developing countries and how communities are adapting their traditional recipes to survive...  

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