PM encourages people to have more children to increase the young population

On the occasion of the closing ceremony of the Ministry of Planning’s annual meeting on the morning of April 9, 2024, Dr. Hun Manet, Prime Minister of Cambodia, encouraged people to have more children to increase the number of young people in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry mulls digital record for 1.2 million IDPoor cardholders

The Ministry of Planning said that about 1.2 million poor people are receiving monthly social allowances from the government since 2006, and it is planning to have a digital record of the IDPoor cardholders. ...

Tith Kongnov

Data-Driven Policies: Cambodia’s commitment to sustainable agricultural development

Over 400 staff from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning (NIS-MOP) have been deployed on one of the most comprehensive data collection initiatives to date – the Cambodia Agriculture Survey 2023 (CAS 2023).  ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM Calls for attention to demographic policy

Prime Minister Hun Manet has laid stress on the importance of demographic policy, underlining that Cambodia should not ignore the policy for 2050. ...

Khmer Times Staff

FAO kicks off capacity building aimed at a strengthened agricultural data landscape in Cambodia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has kicked off a weeklong provincial level training workshop aimed at strengthening national capacity on analysis and interpretation of agricultural statistics and data.  ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry to conduct census on agriculture

The Ministry of Planning will conduct a one-month census on agriculture across the country to develop agricultural, economic, environmental, social, climate change policies to contribute to the eradication of poverty. ...

Hang Punreay

Cambodia’s agriculture census 2023 to be conducted in April

The Ministry of Planning will conduct the Agriculture Census of Cambodia 2023 throughout the country from April 1 to 30. The information was shared in a meeting here on February 15 chaired by Dr Chhay Than, Senior Minister and Minister of Planning, and Chairman of ...

Khmer Times Staff

Planning ministry to release 2021 agricultural survey findings early 2023

The Ministry of Planning will announce the results of the Cambodia Agricultural Survey 2021 (CAS2021) early next year, while a working group will begin the 2022 agricultural survey in early October. The CAS 2020 report showed that 57 per cent of household agricultural holdings are ...

Long Kimmarita

Large-scale farm survey released

The latest Cambodia Inter-censal Agriculture Survey 2019 (CIAS 2019) noted that 88 per cent of household agricultural holdings engaged in crop activity, while 75 per cent reported raising livestock, poultry or insects. ...

May Kunmakara

Planning ministry hands out cash to 420,000 poor families in Kingdom

The Ministry of Planning has identified 20,000 more poor families in the country, bringing the total to over 580,000, while over 420,000 of them have received the government’s cash assistance. In the meantime, many social security cards from families not deemed to be poor have ...

Ry Sochan

Ministry refutes claims that 2019 census is flawed

The Ministry of Planning yesterday refuted claims that the census it carried out last year had flaws. ...

Sun Mesa

Kingdom on track for sustainable development

Government officials yesterday highlighted achievements on the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development, and pledged to continue tackling some issues regarding migration, urbanisation, and human resource development to achieve sustainable development goals. The ICPD was a long-term, 15-point action plan adopted by the ...

Pech Sotheary

Census to run until March 13

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on Cambodians to take part in the national census by providing accurate information to officers in order to obtain correct national statistics for the Kingdom’s development. And as if to prove his point, the prime minister also gave an ...

Voun Dara

Kingdom to finance 2019 general census

The Ministry of Planning said on Thursday that the government has earmarked $8 million for the general census to be conducted next year. Funding will come entirely from the national budget, with China and the United Nations Population Fund Cambodia (UNFPA) providing equipment and technical ...

Mech Dara

Cambodia to conduct population census in March

Cambodia is going to conduct a population census in March next year, Minister of Planning Chhay Than said here on Tuesday. “We plan to spend 8.5 million U.S. dollars for the one-week census, which will be commenced from March 3, 2019,” he told reporters after a ...


Private entities handed state land

The government has converted three plots of land in Phnom Penh from state public property to state private property – effectively handing them to private entities – including a Ministry of Planning office on Monivong Boulevard that was transferred to the son-in-law of a senior ...

Mech Dara and Daphne Chen

Election delays 2018 census

The Minister of Planning yesterday announced the third national census set for next year will be delayed until 2019 because the government must focus on the July general election. ...

Sen David

UN urges sustainable growth

The international community has been urged to stand by its commitment to support the development of the world’s 48 Least Developed Countries while in Cambodia – despite its rapid economic growth – the United Nations warns of environmental risks that could undermine sustainable development.   ...

Sorn Sarath

Draft statistics law approved by assembly

A new law on the collection and dissemination of statistical data is set to be put to a vote at the National Assembly later this year after being approved by a parliamentary commission Wednesday. ...

Ouch Sony and Peter Ford

Gov’t eyes private sector for help with national housing plan

The government yesterday took another step towards completing an affordable housing plan for low- and mid-income families by seeking private-sector partners to help develop and implement it. ...

Sum Manet

Businesses up, reveals survey

Cambodia increased the number of business enterprises it had to 513,759 companies at the end of March last year, up from the 463,363 enterprises accounted for in 2011, according to the final results of the 2014 Cambodia Inter-Censal Economic Survey. ...

Hor Kimsay

Races raise excitement for return of water festival

Thousands of competitors and spectators headed to Phnom Penh’s riverside on Sunday as preliminary races got underway for the upcoming Water Festival, which begins Wednesday. Hundreds of competitors sat under trees or wandered along the waterfront with oars over their shoulders as crowds and anticipation built ...

Mech Dara and George Wright

Cambodia children facing violence: report

The Cambodian government on Wednesday released the findings of a survey [text] showing the magnitude of violence against children throughout the country. According to its findings, over half of Cambodian children have been victim to at least one form of violence before age 18 and ...

JURIST News Staff

Poverty line $120, gov’t says

Workers in Cambodia’s capital earning less than $120 per month are living below the poverty line, according to the Ministry of Planning’s own calculation. At a September 17 workshop on the garment industry minimum wage, International Labor Organization Cambodia national director Tun Sophorn cited Ministry of ...

Sean Teehan

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