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NGO launches Tonle Sap River clean-up awareness campaign
The EU-sponsored “Let’s Clean Up the Tonle Sap” campaign was officially announced this month to raise awareness of the importance of sanitation and waste management among the fishing communities of the eastern Tonle Sap Lake, while improving their economic situation. ...
EU allocates $1.5 billion for Cambodia
The European Union (EU) has allocated $1.5 billion to implement a joint development cooperation strategy for Cambodia from 2021 to 2027, a press release said. ...
EU-funded projects to support fishing communities in Tonle Sap and coastal provinces launched
The EU Delegation to Cambodia and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), formally launched on Oct. 27 four EU-funded projects to support green growth, job creation, social services, and better protection of natural resources for the fishing communities in 10 Tonle Sap Biosphere ...
Khmer Times Staff
EU pledges more than $17 million towards rural infrastructure development
The European Union (EU) is committing to handover to the Royal Government through the Europe Investment Bank (EIB) a grant of more than $17 million for the country’s rural infrastructure development. ...
Khmer Times Staff
EU invests $3.5 million to fight Covid-19 and health threats
The European Union (EU) will invest about $3.5 million over a three-year period through the World Health Organization (WHO) to support Cambodia’s preparedness and response to Covid-19 and future health security threats. ...
Sweden and EU continue to fund Parliament-focused NGO’s Cambodian efforts
Sweden and the EU on May 11 provided $1.5 million for a two-year project spanning 2021-2022 to support the Parliamentary Centre of Asia’s (PCAsia) Cambodian activities. The agreement was signed virtually on May 11. ...
EU donates around $3.45 million to COVID-19 response
The European Union in Cambodia announced yesterday that it will donate around $3.45 million to Cambodia in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
EU donates over $2 million for safe school re-openings
The European Union has contributed just under $2.4 million to Cambodia for the safe re-opening of schools and the continuing education of children, as part of their support for COVID-19 response and recovery. ...
DPM: Cambodia, EU relationship remains the same
Cambodia has reiterated her endeavour to maintain good relationship with the European Union although the region has partially withdrawn part of tariff preference it had granted to the country. ...
Garment sector struggles to maintain EU trade agreement
The Kingdom’s annual $7 billion garment and textile sector, which has already been hard hit by the Coronavirus pandemic, is still struggling to make up for its partial loss of a preferential zero-tax trade deal provided by the European Union due to end in August. ...
EU providing over $500 million for C-19 response
The European Union, in a statement issued yesterday, said it is mobilising about $504 million in grants and loans to work with Cambodia in fighting the global COVID-19 (C-19) pandemic and mitigate its socio-economic effects. ...
EU doles out $500M in economic, job aid
Team Europe – the combined efforts of the EU, its member states and their financial institutions and implementing agencies – is mobilising €443 million ($503 million) in grants and loans to work with Cambodia in fighting Covid-19 and mitigating its socio-economic impacts. ...
EU to assist tourism sector post COVID-19
Cambodia has requested the European Union assist the Kingdom’s hard-hit tourism sector once the COVID-19 pandemic has been resolved and international travel begins again. ...
EU to contribute to nation’s new water treatment plant
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has said it secured a 12.7 million euro (nearly $14 million) grant from the European Union for the construction of the Bakheng Water Treatment Plant and its 500 kilometres of distribution network in Phnom Penh. ...
EU offers grant for Kingdom’s Covid-19 fight
EU Ambassador to Cambodia Carmen Moreno applauded the country’s efforts to control the Covid-19 crisis and said the EU is transferring a €56 million ($66.7 million) grant to help restore the economy, said a Ministry of Economy and Finance press release. ...
Germany, EU roll out funding to accelerate lower Mekong projects
Germany and the EU continue to grant new funding, worth €8.92 million ($10.15 million), to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to enhance the Mekong cross-border water cooperation among the lower Mekong countries – Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, said an MRC press release The Post ...
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Government leads joint programme with EU, strengthening an education sector
The EU on Wednesday launched the new phase of a multi-agency supported programme aimed at strengthening the Kingdom’s education sector. The Capacity Development Partnership Fund (CDPF), which was started in 2011, has entered its third and final phase which will cost $27 million over four ...
EBA removal won’t affect development projects: EU
The potential cancellation of the Everything-but-arms (EBA) scheme will not have an impact on development projects in Cambodia funded by the European Union, according to George Edgar, the EU Ambassador to Cambodia. ...
Project aids uptick in family chicken farming
Family-based chicken farming is on the rise in Cambodia, thanks in part to a $1.35 million project funded by the EU, said an NGO, People in Need Cambodia (Pin). Pin said over the past two years, Cambodian families have raised nearly 90 per cent more ...
Legal policy on marginalised groups finished by gov’t, EU
Ministry of Justice and the European Union (EU) experts have finalised the draft policy to provide legal aid to marginalised groups in rural areas in the Kingdom. The ministry and the EU completed the draft during their Technical Support for Legal Aid Policy Development workshop ...