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Appetite software could be adapted to Mekong fish farms

A newly developed fish-appetite detection system for aquaculture could be adapted for fish farms in the Lower Mekong region, it was reported Monday. Catch and Culture – Environment, the fisheries and environment newsletter of the Mekong River Commission,   said the system had been developed by Umitron ...

Thmey Thmey Staff
https://cambodianess.com/article/appetite-software-could-be-adapted-to-mekong-fish-farms

RUPP seal Sweden’s $10M funding

The Swedish Embassy in Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding with the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) on Wednesday to fund a high-quality training and research institute. The agreement is worth in the region of $10 million for a four-year pilot phase focusing on ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rupp-seal-swedens-10m-funding

India to modernise rural areas in Cambodia with digital village

In a move to bring technology to the rural areas and boost the development of the local agricultural sector, India will set up a digital village in Cambodia, the Indian Ambassador to Cambodia announced this week. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50520128/india-to-modernise-rural-areas-in-cambodia-with-digital-village/

Regional ‘think tank’ launched to advise on China Mekong initiative

The Global Center for Mekong Studies (GCMS) comprises six leading regional “think tanks”: the China Institute for International Studies (CIIS); the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP); the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV); the Laos Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA); the Myanmar Institute of ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/regional-think-tank-launched-to-advise-on-china-mekong-initiative/4050041.html

Space tech to aid park preservation

The Apsara Authority has extended an agreement with China’s International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage to continue using its remote sensing technology to discover and preserve ancient temples in Siem Reap province.​ ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083666/space-tech-aid-park-preservation/

Room for growth in innovation

Cambodia lags behind much of the world in terms of innovation, placing last among other countries in Asia despite significant inflows of foreign investment capital that could be used to develop innovative technologies, according to a new report. ...

Matthieu de Gaudemar
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/room-growth-innovation

Eyes in the sky put illegal logging in focus

Cambodia’s illegal loggers will soon have a potentially powerful new foe: a pair of NASA satellites with a keen interest in what they’re up to. Researchers at the University of Maryland in the U.S. say an innovative new system that picks up signs of forest loss ...

Zsombor Peter
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/eyes-sky-put-illegal-logging-focus-121259/

The environmental web tool

Cambodia suffers from one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world, with an average of one percent of the country’s forest lost each year. But in an initiative funded by USAID Supporting Forests and Biodiversity (SFB), Winrock International hopes to help solve the problem ...

Safiya Charles
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/26177/the-environmental-web-tool/

China, Cambodia ink new economic pact

On March 25, China and Cambodia inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in science and technology. The MoU, valid for 3 years, will see the Chinese side train Cambodian officials in science, technology and innovation. ...

Rui Hao Puah
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/china-cambodia-ink-new-economic-pact/

‘Ambassador’ Hopes To Raise Tech Skills, Interest Among Girls

Among the few women working in the technology sector in Cambodia is 29-year-old Sok Sikieng, who was recently named “Technovation Ambassador” for the country. ...

Hean Socheata
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/ambassador-hopes-to-raise-tech-skills-interest-among-girls/3225838.html

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