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War Ends for Children When the Last Land Mine Is Cleared

Kimhong had never played football before, but when she was invited to join a game with the other children living around Stoeng Toch Krom school, near Cambodia’s border with Thailand, she joined…  


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.…  


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…  


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…  


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…  


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…  


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…  


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,…  

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