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Living on the Margins: A Community Battles COVID-19 Impact

Over 2,000 Edjai work in Phnom Penh and thousands more pick through waste across Cambodia, contributing to the collection and recycling of nearly 8% of total municipal solid waste, estimated at over…  


Bridging the gap: Reshaping tomorrow for the young Cambodian workforce

As the industrial revolution continues to shape the global economy and workforce, Cambodia is facing uncertainty over how to prepare youth for a new future of work and the country's readiness for…  


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…  


Project Closing Workshop Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning System

Our project is not only about installing hardware. We worked in setting up a hydro-meteorological platform, capable of managing the data from the stations in Cambodia, including data generated from…  


CASH FOR WORK: NATURE CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES LAUNCHED AS A COVID-19 RESPONSE

Today, the Embassy of Sweden announced a COVID-19 response package to financially support rural communities through tree planting activities.  


Biodiversity Expenditure Review and Financial Needs Assessment

Biodiversity provides fundamental goods and services to our live and global economy. It is a life supporting safety nets for human beings, such as provision of food, clean water, air, energy, incomes,…  


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…  


National Circular Economy Strategy and Action Plan

Good morning. I am delighted to join this important consultation workshop to review and discuss the draft of the "Circular Economy Strategy and Action Plan".  


Cassava as the Kingdom’s Strategic Move for Agribusiness Development

The world has witnessed a growing global demand for starch. Used in a wide range of products including biofuel, food and industrial goods, new space has emerged for Cambodia to be a significant global…  


Meeting the Costs and Maximizing the Impact of Social Protection in Cambodia

A report launched today by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) examines the effectiveness and costs of providing social protection for all poor households in Cambodia – an approach referred to as a…  

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