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. ...
Germany pledges to support SME sector
The German government has pledged to support Cambodia’s small and medium enterprise (SME) sector to be more competitive, focusing on the agro-industry and food processing. ...
Germany provides $14.6m technical assistance grant to Cambodia
The government of Germany on Tuesday provided a $14.6 million grant aid to Cambodia to support various social development interventions in the nation. ...
Germany pledges further $3.8M for mine clearance
Germany has committed to providing another €3.5 million ($3,841,000) over the next two years to the Halo Trust for landmine clearance in Cambodia in a bid to help the Kingdom reach its landmine-free goal in 2025. ...
GIZ project to support local SMEs
German international development organisation Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts met this week to explore ways of facilitating import and export activities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as part as the Integration Support Project Asean plus Cambodia ...
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. ...
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 ...
Germany to provide Cambodia $66M in loans, grants for infrastructure, poverty reduction
The German government announced on Tuesday that following negotiations with Cambodian officials it has decided to approve a package of $34 million in loans and $32 million in grants to develop rural infrastructure and reduce poverty. A press release by the German Embassy urged Cambodia, ...
Germany donates €5M to boost local services
The German government has committed €5 million (about $5.68 million) to a joint government and civil society programme to boost cooperation between local authorities, local service providers and the public to improve performance. The German Embassy announced the funding of the Implementation of Social Accountability ...
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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Germany supporting rural development in Cambodia
The German embassy in Cambodia is cooperating with the government to assist in rural development.According to a press release from the German embassy issued yesterday, more than 2,500 kilometres of roads, 88 bridges, 48 schools and 11 markets have been built across the country with ...
Health and women’s affairs get $64M grant
The German ambassador, Joachim Baron von Marschall, signed an agreement with the permanent Deputy Prime Minister Keat Chhon yesterday for €47 million ($64 million) in aid. The grant will be used for developing projects within the ministries of health, rural development and women’s affairs. ...
Funding boost for Cambodia’s hero mine-detecting rats NGO
The Belgian demining NGO APOPO, which is pioneering the use of mine-detecting rats in the former battlefields of Cambodia, has received funding from the German government to expand its mine-clearance work in the country. In November, the government gave the green light for APOPO to begin ...
Global Fund backs off threatened cuts to grants
The Global Fund has backed down on its threat to cut or reduce health grants to Cambodia worth more than $100 million, saying they considered the fraction of misused funds that have been returned thus far a sign of sufficient good will. In a letter sent ...
Aid Pledges Continue Despite CNRP Calls for Delay
Germany has pledged $64 million in aid donations to Cambodia for this year and next, amounting to a “substantial increase” over the past two years of official German assistance to the country, the German Embassy announced on Wednesday. Germany’s new aid package, the majority of which—$54 ...
Germany provides 64 mln USD to Cambodia for development projects
The German government on Wednesday signed up to provide 64 million U.S. dollars to Cambodia for two-year projects in health, rural development, governance reform, and education. According to a press release after the signing ceremony, 27 million U.S. dollars would be allocated to health, 26.5 ...
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