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Agriculture and fishing
Cambodia’s economy continues to be dominated by agriculture, with exports contributing US$758.4 million in 2014.1 More than 70 percent of Cambodians depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.2 Fishing and fisheries make up another cornerstone of Cambodia’s rural economy, providing an estimated 80 percent of animal protein in the typical Cambodian diet.3
Environment and natural resources
ODC first published its report in 2013. Following feedback and discussions with other experts and agencies, including Cambodia’s Forestry Administration, a revised version of the maps was created in 2014 and published in early 2015.
Land is fundamental to the livelihoods of many Cambodians. Around 80 percent of people live in rural areas and around 73 percent depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.1 In urban areas, many are dependent on plots of land close to livelihoods, services and social support networks.
Energy is about more than just electricity. It includes all means used to provide energy for industrial and domestic purposes, from firewood for cooking to national electricity production. This section focuses on production, distribution and use of power. Activities involving the exploration, extraction and refining of oil and gas are described in the extractive industries section.
The story of the Oum Saom forestry community in Kampong Thom province is one that has been told in various forms hundreds of times in Cambodia: local residents locked in a seemingly never-ending battle against a company aiming to cut ...
Just under 7.9 million Cambodians enrolled to vote in next year’s commune elections during the registration period that closed on Wednesday, results released yesterday show, with the figure well short of the goal of 9.6 million people older than 18. ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday hit back at opposition critics of his efforts to seek French expert help in modernising old colonial maps of Cambodia’s border with Vietnam, rejecting their claims that such an effort would require a constitutional amendment. ...
Cambodian goods benefit from the lowest export tariff rates in the world but the Kingdom’s trade is still held back by lengthy bureaucratic procedures and corruption, according to a new study by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Global Enabling Trade ...
Matthieu de Gaudemar
The National Assembly’s anti-corruption commission will summon Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem to answer questions about an apparent $700 million discrepancy in sand exports to Singapore. ...
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