Aid and development

Kingdom receives aid for demining

The Chinese government on January 19 provided around $1 million worth of equipments for mine action in Cambodia. The aid came as Cambodia launched the National Mine Action Strategy 2018-2025.​ ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-receives-aid-demining

Japan to provide more than $200,000 worth of fire engines

The Japanese government has agreed to provide $227,736 worth of second-hand fire engines to Phnom Penh Administration to help improve Cambodia’s firefighting capability. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804743/japan-to-provide-more-than-200000-worth-of-fire-engines/

US funds Preah Vihear, Bakheng temple repairs

The US has provided $420,000 in grants for the repair and preservation of temples in Preah Vihear province and Phnom Bakheng temple in Siem Reap. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-funds-preah-vihear-bakheng-temple-repairs

Japan provides grant and commends police officer

The Japanese government has approved a grant of $187,682 for two recipient organisations in Cambodia under the Grant Assistance for Grassroot Human Security Project, which is also known as the KUSANONE grant. ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804431/japan-provides-grant-and-commends-police-officer/

Japan to assist in Cambodian customs clearance automation

The Japanese government will assist the Cambodian General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia (GDCE) in setting up an automated customs clearance system that will speed up cargo clearance time, alleviating congestion problems that slow the process.​​ ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804464/japan-to-assist-in-cambodian-customs-clearance-automation/

Chinese assistance instrumental in clearing 1,708 hectares of landmine-contaminated areas in Cambodia

Last year, China helped Cambodia to clear a total of 1,708 hectares of land contaminated with 9,238 landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXOs), said Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s Director General Heng Ratana. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801722/chinese-assistance-instrumental-in-clearing-1708-hectares-of-landmine-contaminated-areas-in-cambodia/

An outlook into 2021 economy

Cambodia’s economy will contract two per cent in 2020 before swiftly recovering to four per cent growth this year, the World Bank projects, citing effective government measures that respond to the specific needs of the most affected sectors – including tourism, garments and textiles, and ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/outlook-2021-economy

ADB: Investment in human resources critical

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has outlined that the government needs to continue investing in its people through the widening of parameters for programmes such as ID Poor and upskilling workers transitioning into new sectors to achieve a post-pandemic economic recovery. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50798179/adb-investment-in-human-resources-critical/

European Union, Germany, France co-invest $115m in rural infrastructure

Representatives from the Cambodian government, the German development bank KfW, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) and the European Union (EU) have signed agreements for the financing of the RID4CAM (Rural Infrastructure Development for Cambodia) project, which aims to develop rural infrastructure in the central plain ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50796892/european-union-germany-france-co-invest-115m-in-rural-infrastructure/

$3M in green-friendly equipment provided to environment ministry

The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment, through Shenzhen Spark Co Ltd, provided equipment for reducing carbon dioxide emissions with a total value of $3 million to the Ministry of Environment. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/3m-green-friendly-equipment-provided-environment-ministry

France gives $91 million for agriculture, climate fight

The French government, through the French Development Agency (AFD), has provided two credit agreements worth €75 million ($91 million) to Cambodia to support sustainable agricultural and rural development, as well as climate change fight in Cambodia. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/france-gives-91-million-agriculture-climate-fight

Japanese aid expected to improve services for 7,500 hearing impaired

The Japanese government has provided $288,473 in total for three recipient organisations under the framework of the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (“KUSANONE”). The funds are earmarked to be used for the installation of medical equipment, braille equipment and hearing diagnostic equipment. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japanese-aid-expected-improve-services-7500-hearing-impaired

Canada called to chip in for demining work

Cambodia has requested that Canada consider supporting a research project and review the current status of minefields as related to land use across the country to reduce the cost and time for demining. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/canada-called-chip-demining-work

Kingdom, development partners talk vaccination

On December 17, several government ministries called an emergency meeting with major aid organisations and partner nations about a procurement plan for Covid-19 vaccines and plans for implementing a vaccination programme. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-development-partners-talk-vaccination

Kingdom receives $97M investment for inter-provincial irrigation project

Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth said the government welcomed investments worth €80 million ($97 million) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project (IAIP) in Cambodia.​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-receives-97m-investment-inter-provincial-irrigation-project

U.S. to provide additional $66.2 million to aid Cambodia’s development

The Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of the United States of America have officially inked the exchange of notes reflecting the addition of $66.2 million to the development project agreement grants for Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50793668/u-s-to-provide-additional-66-2-million-to-aid-cambodias-development/

Japan to donate around $1 mil to medical and education sectors

The Japanese government yesterday agreed to provide $968,390 to two organisations involved in improving medical care and promoting education in Cambodia. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50793600/japan-to-donate-around-1-mil-to-medical-and-education-sectors/

Japan, UN support civil discourse

The Japanese government and the UN Development Programme (UNDP), in conjunction with Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior and the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC) – a coalition representing local NGOs – have inaugurated a new cooperative development project. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-un-support-civil-discourse

ADB approves loans worth $70 million for Cambodia’s agriculture

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $70 million in loan to improve the capacity of agribusinesses in six provinces across Cambodia to process key agricultural products. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50789891/adb-approves-loans-worth-70-million-for-cambodias-agricultur/

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