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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…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced in…  


A New Partnership to Enhance Cambodia’s Youth Entrepreneurship and SMEs

With its current demographic dividend, Cambodia’s youth entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a significant role in contributing to the country’s economic diversification and…  


Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic, Sweden Continues to Contribute to Cambodia’s Resilient and Sustainable Development

As Cambodia, like other countries around the world, is working to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and keeps its ambitious development objectives on track, the Government of Sweden and the…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

New York – The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the…  


Cassava’s new gateway to global markets

National Road 10 was once a dream road. The proposed 189 km route would connect the Tonle Sap Lake region to the Southern Coastal Corridor and promised improvements in the flow of goods between…  

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