Rising Cambodia’s livestock sector a lifeline for farmers’ prosperity

Cambodia’s sluggish livestock industry that was once shrouded in profound poverty is now being commended as a sunrise business. It may even take …

by · Friday, 19 October 2018 · Cambodia

UN ‘Apologizes’ to End Row With Cambodia Over Poverty Level Measurement

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Cambodia has reportedly “apologized” to the Cambodian government for publishing poverty …

by · Wednesday, 10 October 2018 · Cambodia

UNDP report finds 35% of Cambodians still mired in poverty

Thirty-five per cent of Cambodians are still living in poverty, with the rural population making up the majority, according to estimates from the 2018 …

by · Wednesday, 26 September 2018 · Cambodia

Poor Governance Seen as Hindering Cambodia’s Growth

Poverty fell by more than a half. That’s quite a remarkable achievement,” Nick Beresford, UNDP Country Director, told VOA Khmer. But Cambodia’s …

by · Friday, 14 September 2018 · Cambodia

Poor Governance Seen as Hindering Cambodia’s Growth

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by · Friday, 14 September 2018 · Cambodia

Hair Aid mission to Cambodia aims to fight poverty ‘one haircut at a time’

Brisbane hairdresser Bronwyn Ball had always wanted to volunteer overseas but when the day finally came and she left for a remote corner of …

by · Friday, 31 August 2018 · Cambodia

The innovation imperative: How Asia can leverage exponential technologies to improve lives and promote growth

Robots will take over our jobs, disrupt our industries and erode our competitiveness.
Such were commonly expressed fears about advances in automation, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing – key representations of exponential technologies – …

by · Tuesday, 5 December 2017 · Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Singapore

World Bank says more needed to end poverty in Kingdom

Cambodia may have reduced its levels of extreme poverty to the single-digits, but its middle class is nearly nonexistent and approximately half of its population remains highly susceptible to economic shocks, according to a World Bank report released y…

by · Tuesday, 5 December 2017 · Cambodia