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Three women changing the game for Cambodia’s next generation of girls

As we look towards building an equal generation, we need voices and initiatives that can spark action. We need innovation to accelerate the speed of development, in both new and existing…  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mrs. Try Teang

As Boeng Pruol commune chief, Mrs. Try Teang plays an important role in helping her community prepare for upcoming floods. She has helped up to 80% of her commune use early warning systems to feel…  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mr. Nuon Vuthy

Having grown up as a farmer in Beong Pruol commune, and with almost 20 years of experience in his role as Tuol Dambang village leader, Mr. Nuon Vuthy is no stranger to the impact of weather events.…  


Charter of Demands defines priorities of Cambodian women

The publications acknowledge that as disasters increase across the country of Cambodia, they are not universal in their impacts. “History has systematically shown that women and children are…  


Outstanding women: hearing the voice of gender-based experiences with the Women’s Resilience Index

As the floodwaters rise around the base of their houses, grandmothers in rural Cambodia are often forced to remain inside looking after their grandchildren. Their own children have either migrated…  


The Launching of “SHE Incubator and Accelerator Program”

The Royal Government of Cambodia has recognized the importance of entrepreneurs’ vital roles in promoting and sustaining economic growth in the country. It is seen as a source of economic…  


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…  


ACCELERATOR LABS AS UNDP’S NEW WAY OF WORKING TO RE-IMAGINE DEVELOPMENT

Phnom Penh, 20 January 2019: While the speed, dynamics and complexity of today’s development challenges are fundamentally different from previous eras in history, we have only 10 years to accelerate…  


Recap 2nd Cambodia Media Lab

The gathering of industry professionals through the Cambodia Media Lab with the aim to empower, connect, and train local media entrepreneurs is part of the UNDP Media Alternatives project. Under the…  

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