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Counting the Cost of COVID to Cambodia’s Informal Workers

When COVID-19 hit the country in February 2020, UNDP Accelerator Labs in Cambodia in collaboration with the country Economic Team rolled out tracking surveys to assess the current and future…  


Doing Development Differently

A mission to connect social innovation with development expertise has provided Accelerator Labs Cambodia an opportunity to learn what works and what does not and, importantly, what is needed to solve…  


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  


Urgent action is required to tackle marine plastic litter

Across the world, it is estimated from 8 to 13 million tons of plastic reach the oceans each year. More than one million mammals, fish and birds suffer or die annually either from ingesting this…  


Lessons From 2020: Time For a Circular Economy

This year, our humanity has faced two key crises: the COVID-19 pandemic and forest fires that have raged across the world. There is strong evidence that COVID-19 originated in bats that spread to…  


Changing the Face of Early Warning in Cambodia

Disasters driven by the climate crisis are increasingly impacting lives and livelihoods and are predicted to reduce Cambodia’s GDP by 9.8% by 2050 even under an optimistic scenario1. In response to…  


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…  


The first drop of water in Tangbampong village: Chhay Nang’s story

Chhay Nang faced extreme water shortages each year that threatened her agricultural-based livelihood. With the support of the Collaborative Management for Watershed and Ecosystem Service Protection…  


Protecting the forest lifeline in Kampong Speu province: Hun Sao’s story

Hun Sao has since led initiatives to provide water to 96 families in his village, patrol the forest to prevent deforestation, and diversify his family’s income. His journey to leadership and passion…  


Partnerships for Development Results, Phase II

Partnerships for Development Results works to promote the Royal Government of Cambodia’s (RGC) development finance management capacities and partnership practices in order to achieve the 2030…  

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