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In Cambodia, media professionals are preparing for a new moment in the digital transition

The news and media ecosystems in Cambodia are still in their nascent stage. Several fundamental issues – financial, legal, and professional – need to be addressed in order to nurture the…  


Climate Change, Cambodia and Canals: Learn How Communities in Kampong Thom are Persevering in the Face of Drought and Flooding

Historically, the devastation from flooding and drought has been sporadic. For example, in 1984, flooding destroyed approximately 400,000 hectares of land in Cambodia. Meanwhile, in 2002, land…  


Helping Communities Find a Balance: Canal Project is Promoting Economic Growth and Sustainable Agricultural Development

Communities in Kampong Thom province are on the frontlines in the battle against the climate crisis. Despite social and economic growth in this region of Cambodia, erratic drought and flooding have…  


Knowledge is Power in Rural Cambodia: Here’s How an Agricultural Program is Changing Lives in Siem Reap Province

Education is a fundamental component to alleviating poverty. In rural communities throughout Siem Reap province, an ongoing educational program is empowering Cambodians and improving livelihoods.…  


The GEF Small Grants Programme: Call for Proposals

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides non-governmental and community-based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) in developing countries with grants to enable them to tackle…  


“We need timely information”: When floods are normal, warning is critical

It is the middle of August and villagers in the Boeung Pruol commune are getting concerned – after a drought in the earlier half of the year, a lack of rain has meant that annual flooding has not yet…  


VNR 2019: Achieving Cambodia’s Vision 2050 via the Sustainable Development Goals

The Government has taken several bold steps, - establishing capacities and mechanisms, not least the adoption of the Cambodia Sustainable Development Goals (the CSDGs).  


Dial 1294: UNDP and People in Need expand early warning phone service in Cambodia

Under a project strengthening climate information and early warning systems in Cambodia, the UN Development Programme and NGO People in Need are collaborating again, this time to expand early warning…  


Raising women up: UNDP and Action Aid Cambodia partner to empower women in climate action and disaster management

With the goal of realising safer, more climate-resilient, more equitable communities, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia has entered into a new partnership with the NGO ActionAid focused…  


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.  

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