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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…  


Mine clearance in a pandemic

As governments and businesses rushed to close down or freeze activities to contain the Covid-19 pandemic and focused resources on frontline services, the essential work of demining has continued in…  


UNDP Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The National University of Management (NUM)

Dr. Hor Peng, Rector of the National University of Management (NUM) and Mr. Nick Beresford, Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…  


Industry 4.0: How Cambodia Can Build for The Future

A new report conducted by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Policy Links Unit (IfM ECS, University of Cambridge) identifies opportunities and challenges for manufacturing industries in…  


Protect Biodiversity to Reduce Future Pandemics

As the world scrambles to find a cure for the COVID-19 virus, the last few months have highlighted how closely connected we are to nature. A healthy, species-rich ecosystem protects us from diseases,…  


MAKING SOCIAL PROTECTION IN CAMBODIA MORE INCLUSIVE, EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT

Phnom Penh, 15 July 2020 – With support from the Government of Australia, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has provided 1,700 tablet computers to the Ministry of Planning, along with a bundle of…  


UNDP launches new business integrity toolkit to help young social entrepreneurs overcome challenges of COVID-19

Young people will need to be a key part of the COVID-19 recovery journey in Asia-Pacific, particularly social entrepreneurs. However, navigating corruption and fraud in already weakened economies will…  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  

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