Mondulkiri expecting sustainable tourism development

Tourism development master plan for Mondulkiri is on the way, with a sharp priority on sustainable and green tourism. Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the inter-ministerial commission for tourism master plan development Thong Khon recently led a discussion workshop of the draft master plan ...

Agriculture and health key for Aussie development

Australia is continuing to invest in its flagship agricultural and health development programmes because the two sectors have become vitally important for Cambodia’s response during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Contract farming gives hope to agriculture cooperatives

Amru Rice (Cambodia), and 22 agriculture cooperatives (ACs) from three provinces signed contract farming deals to supply and produce fragrant paddy on sustainable rice platform for the 2020 cultivation season. ...

Debt and migration during COVID-19

Strict Thai border closures, as well as water shortages, have caused increased financial hardship for villagers this year who had seen their incomes reduced as remittances from overseas fell and crops were damaged. ...

The fight against devastating climate change on farming

The effects of climate change have had a devastating effect on the Cambodian economy, especially the agriculture sector, costing the country millions of dollars in losses. ...

Warship found in Mekong

The Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) has found a warship buried at the bottom of the Mekong River in Srei Santhor district, Kampong Cham province.​ ...

Three-day Water Festival cancelled

The government has said it will cancel the three-day Water Festival scheduled to take place in late October in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. ...

Project to support migrant workers during COVID-19 crisis launched

Cambodia and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) of the United Nations have joined hands in a project to protect Cambodian migrant workers and legalise their services during the COVID-19 crisis. ...

Joint statement: Civil society organizations call for the draft Law on Public Order to be immediately discarded

On 13 August 2020, the undersigned national and international organizations and communities issued a joint statement calling on the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”) to immediately discard the repressive draft Law on Public Order and uphold its obligations under international human rights law. The draft law contains ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

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Guidance for members and buyers on partial withdrawal of EBA for exports to the European Union

On 12 August 2020, the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) issued guidance for its members and buyers following the partial withdrawal of EBA for exports to the European Union that will take effect from 12 August 2020. GMAC has prepared this guidance for the ...

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC)

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Press release: Cambodia loses duty-free access to the EU market over human rights concerns

On 12 August 2020, the European Commission issued a press release over its decision on the partial withdrawal of Everything But Arms (EBA) from Cambodia. Some of Cambodia’s typical export products such as garments, footwear and​ travel goods are subject to the European Union’s customs ...

European Commission

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