Aid and development
AFD pledges $435m for Cambodian development projects
AFD has pledged to pump its largest amount of funding to date into Cambodia in the form of $435 million to fund a raft of projects, with priority given to water and sanitation, agriculture, energy and vocational training sectors. ...
UN vows support to gov’t for five-year development
The UN in Cambodia expressed support for the government’s efforts to effect economic, environment and social transformation, to be detailed in the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) which will be signed after a new government has been formed, according to a senior official. ...
China donates 16 ambulances, medical equipment to Cambodia
China on Monday provided 16 ambulances and medical equipment to Cambodia. ...
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Foreign ministry official meets with OIF delegate
Senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) for Asia-Pacific met for talks on regional issues and the development of human rights and democracy in Cambodia. ...
Call for $1 donations to support elephant conservation
An organisation devoted to elephant conservation in Cambodia is calling for $1 donations for its For Elephant’s Smile campaign to conserve elephants and the communities that care for them in the foothills of Kulen Mountain. ...
Battambang town opens new landfill
A nearly 21ha landfill in Ta Kream commune’s Poi Svay village of Battambang province’s Banan district was inaugurated on March 20 as part of the second “Urban Environment Management in the Tonle Sap Basin” project, which is being funded through a loan from the Asian ...
Takeo Community Technology Centre gets Japanese support
The Japanese government has provided a grant of $145,692 to Cambodia for the construction of a Community Technology Centre (CTC) in Bati district of Takeo province. ...
GCF $43m aid Gfor six-year project
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a $43 million project to enhance the adaptive capacity of smallholder farmers, local communities and other value chain actors of the Northern Tonle Sap Basin to cope with the increasing threats of climate change in the Kingdom. ...
Pornmoniroth meets with new Australian ambassador for talks
Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth thanked the Australian government and people for continuing to provide grants and technical assistance as well as supporting human resource development for the Cambodian government and the people of Cambodia. ...
Tina seeks low-interest agri-loans from Japan
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina requested the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) facilitate low-interest loans for Cambodian entrepreneurs and farmers. ...
Container freight station aided by Japan opens in Cambodia’s SPSEZ
A container freight station built with aid from Japan was inaugurated recently at Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Port Special Economic Zone (SPSEZ). ...
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CMAC pushing forward with China grants
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) will now embark on new Chinese-funded demining projects in three provinces after the completion of two missions. ...
Center to increase women journalists’ safety and access to legal aid to launch
The Women’s Media Center (WMC) will start this month after receiving funding from the British government via UNESCO for one year to improve and promote safety for female journalists in the country. ...
Japan gifts primary schools, prosthetic limbs in grants
Japan has signed an agreement to provide over $300,000 in grants for the construction of primary school buildings and the procurement of prosthetic limbs and physiotherapy equipment in Oddar Meanchey, Kratie and Phnom Penh. ...
Kamping Puoy reservoir irrigation working well
A delegation of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on March 4 inspected the Kamping Puoy reservoir irrigation improvement project in Battambang province. ...
WHO donates 3,000 doses of Tamiflu to fight H5N1
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday donated 3,000 doses of Tamiflu (Oseltamivir), an antiviral drug to prevent the bird flu from spreading in the country. ...
Japan provides $843,946 to support three projects in Cambodia
The Government of Japan will provide $843,946 in total for three organizations under the framework, the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects, to raise awareness of environmental issues, promote remedial study, and develop quality university for physical education through ICT. ...
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French Development Agency to help boost Cambodia’s renewable electricity
The Agence Française de Développement or French Development Agency (AFD) plans to open a technical branch in Cambodia and increase its assistance in developing electricity networks in its renewable electricity sub-sector. ...
Japan gives $30 mil more for water supply in Svay Rieng
The Japanese government will provide additional aid of over $30 million to improve the water supply system in Svay Rieng province. ...
$50-million ADB loan granted to Battambang city
Battambang city governor Leang Veasna announced that through the Royal Government of Cambodia, Battambang city has borrowed $50 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...
Khmer Times Staff