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Building Back Better: Cambodia’s Post-Covid-19 Education System

The Covid-19 has brought about unprecedented disruptions to education systems around the world, and Cambodia is no exception. Schools closed throughout much of last year as part of the COVID response.…  


NEW CASSAVA POLICY TO TRANSFORM PRODUCTION OF CRUCIAL CROP

The planting, harvesting, processing and export of cassava is key to securing jobs and livelihoods for thousands of Cambodians and is a vital cash crop for farmers  


NEW E-COMMERCE GRANTS, TRAINING SET TO BOOST CAMBODIA’S SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

The funds will fuel an innovative six-month incubation and training initiative and small grants programme to help small and medium sized enterprises move online, sell online, and, for some, sell to…  


CAMBODIA CUSTOMS RECEIVES PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND SANITATION MATERIALS TO FACILITATE CROSS-BORDER TRADE DURING COVID-19

With support from the Australian Government, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over critical protective equipment and sanitation materials to the General Department of Customs and Excise…  


2020 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT: AN OPPORTUNITY TO SPRING PROGRESS IN CAMBODIA

As people and planet enter an entirely new geological age - the Anthropocene or the Age of Humans – a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) stresses that we are at a critical…  


Urgent action is required to tackle marine plastic litter

Across the world, it is estimated that 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 plastic or…  


PROJECT KICKS OFF TO STRENGTHEN CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, PEACEBUILDING AND INCLUSIVE DIALOGUE IN CAMBODIA

Recognizing the importance of a peaceful, inclusive and equitable society, the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Ministry of Interior (MOI), and the Cambodian…  


The Embassy of Japan and UNDP Signed an Exchange of Notes on "Combatting Marine Plastic Litter in Cambodia" Project

The Embassy of Japan and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed an exchange of notes in the presence of the Minister of Environment on the “Combatting marine plastic litter project in Cambodia”.…  


How old money’s return can bring new development

Cambodia’s Angkor era may tell us something critical about the power of a monetary system. At its height between the 9th and 15th centuries, Angkor Wat is thought to have been the world’s largest…  


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…  

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