Aid and development

Bilateral development assistance

Govt, JICA sign $57.5 million deal to improve NR 5

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Friday signed a $55 million loan agreement to improve the National Road 5 (NR 5) and a $2.5 million grant agreement to boost the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS).​ ...

N​h​e​an​ C​ham​ron​g​

Japan to provide $50M for Phnom Penh power project

The Japanese government has agreed to provide eight billion yen (about $50 million) in financing the Phnom Penh City Electricity Transmission and Distribution System Expansion Project. ...

Man​oj ​Mat​hew​

Japan offers $103M aid and loan to Cambodia, both vow to strengthen relations cooperation

Cambodian and Japanese bilateral relationship and cooperation have further strengthened, following a visit by Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Yoko Kamikawa on July 6. ...

Sovann Sreypich and Tang Porgech

Japan grants Cambodia approximately $60M in aid and loans

Cambodia and Japan signed and exchanged notes concerning a yen loan project and a grant aid project during Japanese Foreign Minister Kamikawa Yoko’s official visit to Cambodia from July5-6, 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff

MRC, USAID partner to enhance Mekong Basin management

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed a grant agreement worth $5 million with the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to launch their new Mekong Basin Partnership. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia discusses plans to localize the global Sendai Gender Action Plan

Representatives from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, National Committee for Disaster Management, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and UN Women at a multi-stakeholder dialogue on gender action plans for disaster risk reduction. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Japan pledges to continue assistance to Cambodia

Heng Sour, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training of Cambodia met Miyazaki Masahisa, Minister of Labour and Welfare of the Kingdom of Japan in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday to discuss means to further strengthen the bilateral in the field of labour. ...

Jigmee Palden Pazo

EU Ambassador sees NA and the EP forging stronger ties

Igor Driesmans, Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Cambodia, in a meeting with National Assembly (NA) President Khuon Sudary, expressed his firm belief for enhanced cooperation between the NA and the European Parliament (EP). ...

Hang Punreay

Ministry seeks more US help to manage natural disasters

Thor Chetha, Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, is seeking further assistance from the US Embassy in Cambodia to manage natural disasters, as well as greater technical assistance for ministry officials. ...

Nop Sreymao

EU launches 4 new programs worth $85.6 mln in Cambodia

The European Union on Tuesday launched four new programs worth $85.6 million in total in Cambodia, with a focus on promoting sustainable value chains, energy efficiency and renewable energy, said a joint press release. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia and South Korea sign 3-year plan for Angkor Wat restoration

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) of Cambodia and the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) titled “Cooperation for the Cultural Heritage Sector” on Monday in Seoul, South Korea. ...

Torn Vibol

Gov’t peruses documents for receiving Japanese aid

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) held talks with a delegation from the Embassy of Japan (EoJ) aimed at exchanging views and methods to accelerate banking document procedures in receiving Japanese grant aid for development projects in the Kingdom. ...

Nhean Chamrong

CDC, KOICA hold first bilateral meeting in 2024 on development cooperation in Cambodia

The Cambodia Development Cooperation Board of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDCB/CDC) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) held here at the CDC’s headquarters on Jan. 25 their “first bilateral meeting in 2024” to boost development cooperation and partnership between the two ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia receives $17.7B chinese aid

Cambodia has been ranked as the fourth Southeast Asian country to receive aid from China, totalling $17.7 billion, with Indonesia topping the table. ...

Yatt Malai

Four African nations seek demining training from CMAC

Four African countries, South Sudan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Somalia, have asked the Cambodian government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) to help train deminers in each country. ...

Hang Punreay

Agreement to promote non-deforested cashew value chain in Mondulkiri

USAID Morodok Baitang and Olam Outspan (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. have reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the promotion of non-deforested value chains in KeoSeima district, Mondulkiri province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

The People and Government of China continued providing grant assistances for good seeks of demining activities

Heng Ratana, Director General of CMAC, received Ma Shengkun, Deputy Director General of the Department of Arms Control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and CAO Xilin Deputy Director General of Office Arms Control and International Military Cooperation of Chinese Ministry of Defense and their ...

Khmer Times Staff

Japan to help Kingdom achieve sustainable development goals

The Embassy of Japan in Cambodia (EoJ), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) are examining possibilities of supporting various sectors including enhancing the development of the education system, technology, human resources development, navigation skills, modernisation curriculum and ...

Nheng Chamrong

USAID helps improve Cambodian cashew value chain

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the Cambodia Cashew Federation to improve Cambodian cashew value chain through the Cashew Export Development Programme. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia, Germany to boost parliamentary cooperation

Cambodia and the Federal Republic of Germany have vowed to boost bilateral cooperation between the two countries’ parliaments. ...

Khmer Times Staff

China’s contribution to Cambodia’s mine action lauded

Cambodia has applauded the Government of China for its active contribution to humanitarian mine action in the Kingdom, enabling safe land for farmers and reducing mine and ERW risks. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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