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‘These Ideas are Brave’: Exchange Visit Shifts Perspectives of Agriculture Leaders

Participants of the exchange visit were tangibly excited as they gathered around big blue tanks, filming the contents on their phones. Inside the chambers, they watched how hundreds of fish were…  


How COVID-19 taught us to turn our office upside down

Organizations that didn’t grasp early on that the arrival of COVID-19 meant they needed to change the way they worked have struggled during the pandemic. For UNDP Cambodia this lesson came early on.  


Generating “Collective Intelligence” in Cambodia:The power of digital co-creation

In the new normal of COVID-19, organizations across the globe have shifted towards remote working. To ensure continued communication and collaboration, this shift has required the introduction of new…  


Lack of Historical Disaster Data a Thing of the Past with CAMDI Update

In Phnom Penh, a Consultative Workshop on Data Reporting for Monitoring Indicators of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cambodia has brought together ministries for a more data-ready…  


Reimagining Data Ecosystems to Better Understand and Respond to the COVID-19 Experiences of Citizens

COVID-19 has exposed our inability to rely only on a single or existing data point to inform our response. In order to understand the current realities of citizens and to develop contextualized…  


Your ability to innovate is critical for the COVID-19 response

A frog in a pot of water is relaxing in peace. If we heat the pot slowly, the frog will continue to relax in the water, oblivious to the increasing temperature until it is too late. On the other hand,…  


Panel discussion: “What makes media organizations resilient in 2020? Good practices and lessons learned on promoting freedom of press

Rappler, a Filipino media outlet based in Metro Manila is used to pivoting at times of crisis after they have spent years in legal battles relating to freedom of expression, problems with ensuring…  


Inclusive Public Service Innovation in Cambodia: Taking a Systems View

Public sector innovation is about finding new and better means to achieve public ends. Yet, the scale and complex nature of the challenges that governments face today require responses that go beyond…  


Dovetailing disasters: how COVID-19 is compounding risk for Cambodian communities

It’s the word of the month, and quite likely the decade – COVID-19. It’s a health crisis on the scale never before seen by our generation – a crisis with far-reaching and profound consequences for the…  


A Stronger Experiment for Single-Use Alternative Straws

Our ability to implement the best solution to a development challenge is often slowed down by the assumptions we hold. How do we move past our existing beliefs to ensure we are selecting the most…  


How do we improve human capital in Cambodia’s accounting and audit sector?

We often overlook weak signals of changes taking place in the world that pose both significant challenges and opportunities for development. The 7% growth rate of Cambodia’s economy in 2019, for…  

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