Education NGOs on Thursday presented their findings from an investigation into the alleged misappropriation of textbooks intended for secondary school students under an Asian Development Bank (ADB) scheme. In a study conducted across Phnom Penh and three provinces, The Khmer Institute for National Development (KIND) and the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP) found that ADB-funded textbooks were being claimed by officials and sold at market. “Most of the textbooks that belonged to the state were stolen by businessmen who sold them in markets in Phnom Penh and various other provinces,” KIND
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