Sam Rainsy –
State capture has turned the Cambodian government into an agent of private industrial interests, rather than a defender of citizens' interests. The country urgently needs a proper civil registration system and a modern land registry.
Melissa Marschke and Jean-François Rousseau
and Laura Schoenberger and Michael Hoffmann –
As sand markets boom, entrepreneurs, organized crime and others are cashing in — leaving widespread environmental damage in their wake.
Four in five of the world’s workforce is on lockdown due to Covid-19, with no end in sight. The post-pandemic world order needs one familiar function to tie social sustainability together – human resources.
Many of the world’s deltas are facing an existential crisis. Better management of river sediment is vital. For dams specifically, environmental risk assessments that fully cost the consequences for downstream regions are required.