Pump used to irrigate rice fields in Cambodia. The Asian Development Bank is prioritizing agricultural commercialization and human and social development, among other sectors, in its 2014-2018 country partnership strategy with Cambodia. Photo by: ADB / CC BY-NC-ND


With domestic political tensions and labor unrest steadily abating, Cambodia has bright development prospects. In its latest development outlook for the region, the Asian Development Bank forecast healthy economic growth for the Southeast Asian country, projecting gross domestic product to increase 7.3 percent in 2015 and 7.5 percent in 2016.

But there is still much that needs to be done to ensure growth and development in Cambodia is inclusive and sustainable.

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