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Cambodia’s 2019 Human Development Report Says Sustaining Natural Resources is Vital for Progress

The new Human Development Report from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) Cambodia highlights the importance of environmental sustainability for achieving economic growth and development in Cambodia  


TIME TO REAFFIRM A JOINT COMMITMENT TOWARDS A MINE-FREE CAMBODIA BY 2025

Over a period of more than 20 years, the Royal Government of Cambodia has cleared almost 1,900 square kilometers of land from landmines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW). Making the land safe…  


CASSAVA TO BOOST NATIONAL ECONOMY AND POVERTY REDUCTION

Despite being the second largest agricultural crop in Cambodia, cassava’s huge potential for boosting the country’s economy and reducing poverty is under-realized. UNDP’s recent study Making the Case…  


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.  


Cambodia Starts the Biodiversity Finance Plan

Cambodia’s forested ecosystems are of critical importance for the country development and thus maintaining their integrity is key toward sustainable development.  


Linking global resilience agenda and national policies focusing on reducing risk are keys for the country’s disaster risk reduction plan

Disaster risk reduction and resilience building require strong leadership and policies to mitigate negative hazard impacts in any society. As the Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia progresses…  


Belt and Road Initiative in Cambodia: economic diversification and debt management

Since 2018, the United Nations in Cambodia has organized a series of policy dialogues on the Belt and Road initiative and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. These policy dialogues have…  


UN representatives present credentials to Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Today, Ms. Pauline Tamesis, UN Resident Coordinator, led three UN Country Team members who were recently appointed as Representatives of UN agencies in Cambodia to present their credentials to H.E.…  


UNDP-supported project hands over 53 automatic hydrological and meteorological stations to Cambodia, revolutionizing climate and disaster preparedness

In commemoration of World Meteorological Day 2019 that falls on 23rd March, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia hands over 24 Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) and 29 Automatic…  


Connecting Cambodia Through Cross-border Logistics and E-commerce

Cambodia has the potential of leveraging e-commerce to improve accessibility and efficiency to customers, retailers, markets and trade information. Its benefits are not only limited to international…  

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