Minister calling on farmers to get back to fields after Covid

At a meeting with 1,400 people in attendance in Ro-ang commune of Kampong Cham province’s Kampong Siem district on April 30, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon advised them to work on recovering their family’s economic prospects by resuming all types of agriculture ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-calling-farmers-get-back-fields-after-covid

Environment Ministry and FAO discuss food security options

Cambodian Minister of Environment Dr. Say Samal has recently met with Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Cambodia, Ms. Rebekah Bell, to discuss continued collaboration and partnership for the benefits of rural communities and smallholder farmers. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501055692/environment-ministry-and-fao-discuss-food-security-options/

No change in P Vihear province poverty rate

Preah Vihear Provincial Administration has reported only a slight decline in the poverty rate despite a steady decrease before the pandemic. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501025862/no-change-in-p-vihear-province-poverty-rate/

Government spends $30 million per month on Social Assistance programs

The Royal Government of Cambodia spends more than  $30 million per month to implement social assistance programs, especially the development of strong, sustainable and inclusive social protection system for the benefit of all target groups. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501026045/government-spends-30-million-per-month-on-social-assistance-programs/

Agriculture sector must prepare now for climate change

Agricultural priorities for establishing food security in the face of a global climate crisis were the subject of regional workshop on Monday. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50967731/agriculture-sector-must-prepare-now-for-climate-change/

Kingdom works to eliminate hunger by 2030

All government authorities must work together to eliminate hunger by 2030 to ensure food security, food consumption and food stability, said Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50953570/kingdom-works-to-eliminate-hunger-by-2030/

Cambodia unveils four-pronged intervention towards 2030 food systems vision

Cambodia has outlined four main priority areas of intervention to realise its 2030 Food Systems vision, which centres on achieving food security and nutrition for all, and encouraging a healthy balance between socio-economic and environmental sustainability. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-unveils-four-pronged-intervention-towards-2030-food-systems-vision

UNICEF report says Cambodian children face crisis from poor diets

A report released by UNICEF on September 22 said that Cambodian children under the age of two are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940015/unicef-report-says-cambodian-children-face-crisis-from-poor-diets/

Cambodia highlights need for collective efforts to maintain poverty reduction outcomes in region

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn has stressed the importance of ensuring sustainable economic recovery and growth for the region, including through the materialization of the ASEAN Travel Corridor Arrangement Framework and operationalisation of the ASEAN Centre ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907974/cambodia-highlights-need-for-collective-efforts-to-maintain-poverty-reduction-outcomes-in-region/

Siem Reap plans to to move homeless people and beggars into ‘community forest’

Nak Neron, Deputy Governor of Siem Reap, yesterday detailed plans to move homeless people and beggars to a ‘community forest’ in the province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905543/siem-reap-plans-to-to-move-homeless-people-and-beggars-into-community-forest/

Gov’t continues social protection policies

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the government continues to implement social protection policies and has introduced additional social assistance intervention to alleviate difficulties and improve the plight of poor people, especially women and girls.​ ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-continues-social-protection-policies

Poverty alleviation scheme continues benefitting needy

Three years ago, Say Sidoeun, a 42-year-old villager who lives in Kampong Cham province’s Prek Koy commune, was in a panic when her six-year-old daughter was very sick after she had played in the rain. ...

Moeun Chhean Nariddh
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50890419/poverty-alleviation-scheme-continues-benefitting-needy/

2nd phase of cash assistance for COVID-19 hard-hit people to start next Tuesday

The Royal Government will launch the second phase of cash assistance for those who have been seriously affected by COVID-19 stricken lockdown period on July 13. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50890285/2nd-phase-of-cash-assistance-for-covid-19-hard-hit-people-to-start-next-tuesday/

WFP and Ministry provide food aid to 200,000 people

World Food Program in collaboration with the Ministry of Education yesterday provided food to 200,000 people in Siem Reap, Oddar Meanchey, Kampong Thom, Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces.   ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50883939/wfp-and-ministry-provide-food-aid-to-200000-people/

UNDP, Australia pledge continued support for social welfare scheme

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) hosted a high-level online discussion for the benefit of other institutions and development partners in the region regarding key lessons learned from Cambodia’s use of Covid-19 social protection measures to support the poor and revitalise the economy.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/undp-australia-pledge-continued-support-social-welfare-scheme

BAKC inks MoU for victimised women

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) will work with Cambodia National Council for Women to provide legal defence services and train enforcement officials in relevant laws. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bakc-inks-mou-victimised-women

Boosting economic recovery and supporting vulnerable families tops Government agenda

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for joint efforts to boost economic recovery, and support three million vulnerable citizens, speaking at the inauguration of the “Techo Sen Public Works and Transport” building on Friday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50806817/boosting-economic-recovery-and-supporting-vulnerable-families-tops-government-agenda/

School meal programme continues

The government and development partners are working to expand a school meal programme to help increase enrolment, attendance and graduation rates while improving children’s access to nutrition to better facilitate their education. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/school-meal-programme-continues

Minister: Transparency vital in identifying poor households

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has instructed all municipal and provincial governors to improve the process of identifying poor households qualified for financial support from the government’s cash handout programme.​ The move came after Minister of Planning Chhay Than urged local authorities not to collude with ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-transparency-vital-identifying-poor-households

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