Data literacy training
Open Development Cambodia (ODC), with financial assistance from USAID’s Cambodian Civil Society Strengthening project, is delighted to announce a series of Training on Data Literacy that consists of THREE training modules and a final workshop.
Open Data Day 2020
Building on the successful experiences of previous years, ODC is delighted to host the “Open Data Day 2020” in the first week of March. This year, we will focus on the global open data day theme: Open Data for Equal Development.
Youth Essay Competition for Open Data Day 2020
Open Development Cambodia (ODC) would like to invite all Cambodian students, researchers, and young people to participate the competition.
Combine and explore over 70 geospatial data layers to gain multifaceted insight into Cambodia’s development trends.
Explore Open Development Cambodia’s revised and updated database of Economic Land Concession profiles and maps.
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
Cambodia’s environment provides natural resources including forests, waterways, plants and wildlife. Natural resources also include minerals, energy and extractives. The environment is varied, covering at least seven distinct landscapes across the country.
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.
Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app, announced yesterday the launch of two new initiatives in Cambodia under its ‘Grab for Good’ social impact programme. A company-wide commitment by Grab to create positive social and economic impact through technology. The two new initiatives are Break the ...
Pestech International, a Malaysian company that specialises in solar power technology and infrastructure, has expanded its presence in the Kingdom. The Edge Markets reported yesterday that Pestech has acquired a 94 percent stake in Green Sustainable Ventures (Cambodia). The investment is worth $4 million, according ...
Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
Labour Minister Ith Samheng has created a working group composed of representatives of employers, government and workers tasked with discussing amending Labour Law articles. ...
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has released a schedule for mobile vehicle checks in 14 provinces where there are no official inspection centres. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the ministry said such mobile inspection services will provide convenience for those living in ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
US ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy and Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona on Thursday signed an agreement granting $75,000 in funds to preserve textiles belonging to the victims who perished at S-21, the notorious genocide prison from the Khmer Rouge era. The ...
Building on the successful experiences of previous years, Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is delighted to host the “Open Data Day 2020” in the first week of March. This year, we will focus on the global open data day theme: Open Data for Equal Development. As part ...
Open Development Cambodia
Press release: Japan provides US$363,224 for, road improvement, construction of health facility and water treatment Kiosks
On 8 January 2020, the Government of Japan has agreed to provide US$363,224 in total for three recipient organisations under the framework, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (“KUSANONE” Grant) for road improvement in Pailin province, constructing inpatients ward in Kandal province, and ...
Embassy of Japan in Cambodia
Press Release: Results of the 2019 annual report conference and the direction for 2020 of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction
On 25 December 2019, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction published a press release on the results of the 2019 annual report conference and activity plan for 2020. The conference has approved on 21 major points, which includes:Continuing the Royal Government reforming ...
Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction