Aid and development

Grant to save S-21 victims’ clothes

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 ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-kr-tribunal/grant-save-s-21-victims-clothes

Cambodia gets $118M in sovereign loans from AFD

Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has provided Cambodia with a sovereign loan of 118 million euros ($121 million) for two projects – one to build the Bakheng water treatment plant and another to develop competitive skills. Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Porn Moniroth who ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-gets-118m-sovereign-loans-afd

France to provide $100 million for water pumping station project

The French government through the Agence Francaise de Development is providing more than $100 million in additional loans for the construction of a water pumping station at the Bakheng Clean Water Treatment Plant. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675521/france-to-provide-100-million-for-water-pumping-station-project

China grants $2.5 for demining operations

The Chinese government has granted more than $2 million in assistance to support demining operations in the Kingdom.​ Heng Ratana, director-general of Cambodian Mine Action Centre, yesterday said the Chinese government agreed to grant $2.5 million to support mine clearance next year. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50674136/china-grants-2-5-for-demining-operations

Gov’t, World Bank preparing sustainable ecotourism plan

The Ministry of Environment is working with the World Bank to prepare a Sustainable Landscape and Eco-tourism project to improve the effectiveness of natural resources management, eco-tourism and the value chains of non-timber forest products in targeted provinces. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-world-bank-preparing-sustainable-ecotourism-plan

Japan provides almost $2M to aid mine clearance efforts

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) on Tuesday signed the Record of Discussion on Technical Cooperation for the Project for Strengthening Organisational Functions of CMAC to implement mine clearance action for the next four years. The project will receive ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-provides-almost-2m-aid-mine-clearance-efforts

Japan-Cambodia ink clean water supply agreement

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and Japanese Ambassador Masahiro Mikami on Wednesday signed a grant agreement for ¥2.4 million ($22 million) on the “Project for Expansion of Clean Water Supply System in Pursat Province”. The agreement, finalised at the Ministry of ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-cambodia-ink-clean-water-supply-agreement

Foreign Affairs Ministry requests Sweden to continue demining aid

Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn has reiterated his request for Swedish government to consider continuing to provide aid for demining action in Cambodia, a senior official said.​ ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665723/foreign-affairs-ministry-requests-sweden-to-demining-aid/

Japan provides $439,261 for organic cashew farming

The Japanese government has today provided $439,261 to a Ja-based NGO to carry out a project offering support to small holders through contract farming of organic cashew nuts through Agriculture Cooperatives.​​ ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665758/japan-provides-439261-for-organic-cashew-farming/

Cambodia and Germany sign two cooperative financing agreements

Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Porn Moniroth and German ambassador to Cambodia Christian Berger on Thursday signed two cooperative financing agreements worth 67.1 million euros, equivalent to $74 million. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665702/cambodia-and-germany-sign-two-cooperative-financing-agreements/

Korea assists Cambodia on occupational safety

Cambodia and Korea have joined hands to study the legislation of occupational health and safety regulations for employees at factories and business enterprises. The project was initiated on Thursday at the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training when Minister Ith Sam Heng met with Choi Heaeun, ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/korea-assists-cambodia-occupational-safety

Australia remains committed to aiding Kingdom

The Australian government is committed to continue aiding the Kingdom’s development, having already provided about $1 billion in funds from 1992 until last year. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665348/australia-remains-committed-to-aiding-kingdom/

Koica planning to lend support in mine clearing

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) said on Wednesday it has embarked on a feasibility study – Project of Mine Action for Human Development Programme in Cambodia – to advance community development in villages that have been deemed mine-free. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-planning-lend-support-mine-clearing

JICA concludes study on Takhmao city water plant

The feasibility study for a Japan-funded water treatment plant in Takhmao city was recently finished, with construction due to begin April next year, the agency in charge of the project revealed. The plant, to be built with a grant from the Japanese government, will produce ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50662436/jica-concludes-study-on-takhmao-city-water-plant/

Japan grants $190K for environment education

The government of Japan, via its embassy in Cambodia, granted more than $190,000 on Tuesday to Nature Centre Risen, an NGO for environmental education at kindergarten and secondary schools in the Kingdom. The grant is for the project, “Realisation of Sustainable Life Environment through the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-grants-190k-environment-education

Joint commitment toward mine-free Cambodia

Australia, the Cambodian Mine Action and Victims Assistance Authority and the UN development programme on Friday signed a joint statement reaffirming their ongoing commitment to working toward a mine-free Cambodia by 2025. ...

Poovenraj Kanagaraj
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50660644/joint-commitment-toward-mine-free-cambodia/

Japan funds outreach activities for Legal Documentation Center

The Japanese government has approved more than $250,000 to support the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Legal Documentation Centre to conduct its outreach activities. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/658534/japan-funds-outreach-activities-for-legal-documentation-center/

Kingdom to spend nearly $60 billion on development until 2023

Cambodia will spend nearly $60 billion under the National Strategic Development Plan 2019-2023 and 75 percent of the funding will come from development partners. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50658074/kingdom-to-spend-nearly-60-billion-on-development-until-2023/

Asean membership has helped reduce development gaps

Cambodia has significantly benefited from its Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) membership, Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) secretary-general Yang Peou said on Thursday during a conference to mark the 52nd anniversary of Asean’s establishment and the 20th anniversary of the Kingdom’s membership in the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-membership-has-helped-reduce-development-gaps

GIZ fund of $4.5M to reinforce Kingdom’s SMEs

German international development organisation Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) will provide $4.5 million in aid to promote a small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) development project in four Asean countries, including Cambodia. In Cambodia, Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts undersecretary of state Son Seng Huot ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/giz-fund-45m-reinforce-kingdoms-smes

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