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Cambodia National HDR 2011

Around the world, climate change has become the focus of urgent discussion and action. It presents a multi-dimensional challenge, but can also be seen as providing opportunities. Dealing with climate change marks a new paradigm for development. While the more visible impacts of climate change onmore

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Human Capital Implications Of Future Economic Growth In Cambodia: Elements of a Suggested Roadmap

The global economic downturn gave everyone pause for thought, not least those countries with economies that relied largely on European and American markets for their exports. The resulting calls for economic diversification have provided an opportunity for countries to reconsider theirmore

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Annual Report 2010

The harsh impacts of the global economic crisis on Cambodia were a stark reminder of the importance of building the country’s resilience to future shocks, especially to protect the poor. In particular, the global downturn exposed the need for Cambodia to focus in the future on more inclusive andmore

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Youth Civic Participation in Cambodia

The publication is about the research findings of youth and civic participation in Cambodia. This study involved a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods, both of which informed one another. The qualitative study exploring youth and civic participation was conducted in March and Aprilmore

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Listen to Villagers on Climate Change - Vulnerability Reduction Assessment (VRA)

Climate change can no longer be ignored. Even farmers in Teuk Krahom commune in Preah Vihear province and Bos Leav commune in Kratie province have seen notable changes in terms of the climate over the years. In Teuk Krahom commune farmers see themselves as very vulnerable to droughts; while in Bosmore

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Equity Weekly Project Report

The Equity Initiative offers a media and channel: it is a widely acclaimed TV program and a uniquely used platform for government institutions, political parties, multi and bi-lateral partners, donors, civil society and the electorate to exchange and participate in the shaping of the country’smore

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Annual Report 2009

UNDP Cambodia made key contributions to pro-poor development in 2009 by supporting democratic governance, poverty reduction and environmental sustainability. Highlights included helping to build an alliance to respond to climate change, encouraging responsive government through decentralization,more

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The Global Economic Downturn: Opportunity or Crisis?

Cambodia has not been spared from the pervasive impact of the global economic downturn. Based on information available through September 2009, gross domestic product (GDP) is forecast by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to contract by 1.5 percent and by IMF to contract by 2.75 percent in 2009. Thismore

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Violence Against Women 2009

VAW has a serious impact not only on those who experience it, but on the country's social and economic situation as well. To address the serious toll that DV is taking on Cambodia, the RGC has made reducing DV a priority. In particular, the RGC is focused on addressing the CMDG 3, which aims tomore

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Annual Report 2008

UNDP Cambodia contributed to poverty reduction in key sectors in 2008. Highlights included achievements in the areas of elections, government decentralization, equality between men and women, pro-poor trade, aid effectiveness, climate change and biodiversity conservation. UNDP worked to support amore