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Urban Mobility Forum: Transforming and Investing in Urban Mobility for All

Rapid urbanisation has brought undeniably enormous opportunities to Cambodia but has also been associated with challenges that are significant and threaten to become insurmountable if not addressed…  


Regional Collaboration Focus of Lower Mekong Early Warning System Conference

Phnom Penh, December 2019 - The Lower Mekong Early Warning Systems Conference, held from the 3-4 December 2019 at the Phnom Penh Hotel, has played an important role in the future of the Lower Mekong…  


Digitalizing Production and Consumption of Fuelwood to Sustain Forests

Fuelwood including firewood and charcoal is increasingly demanded in Cambodia. About 0.8 million tons of firewood is used in the garment and brick-making industry and 1.8 million tons for household…  


New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region Ready to Support Countries Accelerate on Their Sustainable Development Pathways

Kanni Wignaraja is set to assume her role as Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 1 December 2019.  


In Preparation for The Season Ahead, Cambodia Concludes its 8th Monsoon Forum

Cambodia has held its 8th Monsoon Forum, the second such forum for the year. Facilitated by Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) with support from the…  


Cambodia’s 2019 Human Development Report Says Sustaining Natural Resources is Vital for Progress

The new Human Development Report from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) Cambodia highlights the importance of environmental sustainability for achieving economic growth and development in Cambodia  


TIME TO REAFFIRM A JOINT COMMITMENT TOWARDS A MINE-FREE CAMBODIA BY 2025

Over a period of more than 20 years, the Royal Government of Cambodia has cleared almost 1,900 square kilometers of land from landmines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW). Making the land safe…  


CASSAVA TO BOOST NATIONAL ECONOMY AND POVERTY REDUCTION

Despite being the second largest agricultural crop in Cambodia, cassava’s huge potential for boosting the country’s economy and reducing poverty is under-realized. UNDP’s recent study Making the Case…  


Stronger Tobacco Control for Better Health and a Strong Economy

Tobacco-related illnesses cost the Cambodian economy KHR 2.7 trillion (approximately USD 657.1 million) every year, equivalent to 3.0% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product.  


Cambodia Starts the Biodiversity Finance Plan

Cambodia’s forested ecosystems are of critical importance for the country development and thus maintaining their integrity is key toward sustainable development.  

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