Aid and development
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). ...
Khmer Times Staff
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. ...
Khmer Times Staff
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
UK to support Cambodia in various domains
The United Kingdom has pledged to continue assisting Cambodia in different areas, particularly economy, trade, investment, education, finance, infrastructure, renewable energies, and environment with an aim to deepen the relations and cooperation between the two countries. ...
Khmer Times Staff
IFAD pledges $194m to aid 100,000 farmers
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has signed a $194 million financing agreement to improve the livelihoods of 100,000 smallholder farmers in Cambodia. ...
Germany pledges renewed support for mine clearance
German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier reiterated German preparedness to help Cambodia combat climate change and embrace renewable energy. The largest European economy will continue to support mine clearance operations in Cambodia and conservation of Cambodia’s ancient temples. ...
Tina, ADB discuss farmer loans
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are discussing low-interest rate loans for farmers to fund the use of net houses for growing vegetables as well as improved irrigation technology. ...
Cambodian Red Cross donates $100,000 to quake-hit Turkiye
The Cambodian Red Cross has donated $100,000 to Turkiye, after an earthquake on February 6, in order to promote cooperation, solidarity and a culture of mutual assistance. ...
$13.2 million from China for demining
In contributing to attain the goal of Cambodia mine-free by 2025, China has donated $13.2 million for demining in vulnerable areas to bring peace and happiness to Cambodian people. The donation came during the official visit of Prime Minister Hun Sen to China. ...