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Graduation Based Social Protection

Cambodia has seen exceptional economic growth and poverty reduction over the past two decades. However, although millions have been lifted out of poverty, an increasingly hard to reach group of…  


Lifeline for Vulnerable Cambodians as Poverty Doubles During COVID-19 Pandemic

In Cambodia, the shrinking economy, hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, has affected all population groups, but particularly the most vulnerable. A first-of-its-kind government scheme, managed with…  


Benefits of Tobacco Control for Lower-Income Cambodians

This Issue Brief examines the burden of tobacco use in Cambodia. It analyzes the extent to which investing in key WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) measures can generate health,…  



Cambodia’s human development path in the new Age of Humans

On its 30th anniversary, UNDP’s new Human Development Report (HDR) has introduced for the first time the concept of the “Anthropocene” at the centre of the human development debate  


COVID-19 ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN CAMBODIA

COVID-19 has had profound socioeconomic impacts on every nation in the world. In South-East Asia, an expected regional contraction of –0.1 percent in gross domestic product (GDP) for 2020 contrasts to…  


ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF COVID-19 IN CAMBODIA RELEASED

A policy brief that assesses the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in Cambodia was launched today by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) through careful consultation with the Ministry of Economy and…  


Piloting a Graduation-Based Social Protection Programme to Support the National Social Protection Policy Framework and Scale Up Nationwide

Cambodia has seen exceptional economic growth and poverty reduction over the past two decades. However, although millions have been lifted out of poverty, an increasingly hard to reach group of…  


Temporary Basic Income (TBI)

As the rate of new COVID-19 cases accelerates across the developing world, it exposes the potentially devastating costs of job losses and income reversals.  


Building an organic farming future: Mrs. Moth and Mr. Kim’s story

Rice farming used to be the only source of income for Dy Moth and Hourt Kim. In 2019, they joined the model farming initiative supported by the Collaborative Management for Watershed and Ecosystem…  

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