UNDP says sustaining natural resources vital for Cambodia’s progress

Cambodia’s rapid development over the past 30 years has led it to rank in the top 10 globally, and second in Asia and the Pacific, on the “rate of improvement” in the Human Development Index, said a new report released here by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday.

“Today, more Cambodians than ever before have access to roads, energy, better public services, and new economic and employment opportunities,” said Cambodia’s 2019 Human Development Report.

“In order to sustain and maximize growth over the long run, environmental sustainability must be integrated into the economy,” it said.

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