The poor

Poverty policy and regulation

Cost of a basic food basket in Cambodia declined by 2.7 percent in December 2022

According to the World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations World Food Programme in partnership with Agricultural Marketing Office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’  Market & Seasonal Monitoring Update, in December 2022, the cost of the basic food basket  (BFB) in Cambodia had ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501222367/cost-of-a-basic-food-basket-in-cambodia-declined-by-2-7-percent-in-december-2022/

Cambodia offers cash handouts worth $46 million to 360,000 families affected by inflation, floods

Cambodia on Saturday began to provide cash handouts to almost 360,000 households with about 1.3 million people affected by inflationary pressures and recent floods, a senior official said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501200349/cambodia-offers-cash-handouts-worth-46-million-to-360000-families-affected-by-inflation-floods/

Authorities plan digital payment for cash aid programme

In an effort to deal with officials misusing cash aid programme, the authorities are planning to make digital payment available for the beneficiaries, a top official at the Department of Social Welfare has said.   ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501200695/authorities-plan-digital-payment-for-cash-aid-programme/

Prince Foundation gives a helping hand to children’s healthcare in Cambodia

Prince Foundation, via a donation by Chen Zhi, Chairman of Prince Holding Group, has contributed $200,000 to Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation (CKF). This will aid the ongoing operations of Kantha Bopha Hospitals, which provide free and quality health care to children in the Kingdom. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501191288/prince-foundation-gives-a-helping-hand-to-childrens-healthcare-in-cambodia/

Gov’t prepares to launch inflation relief programme

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that Cambodia is proud to have supported the poor and vulnerable with cash payments through the dark time of the Covid-19 pandemic. To date, the government has disbursed about $40 million a month to assist people affected by the virus.​​ ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-prepares-launch-inflation-relief-programme

Government implements new procedures for IDPoor

New procedures for qualifying for the ID poor programme were announced at the Hyatt Regency, Phnom Pehn yesterday that will provide assistance to impoverished people who have come under increasing financial pressure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, natural disasters, and events occurring outside the country. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501167528/government-implements-new-procedures-for-idpoor/

Cash scheme to decrease inflation burden

The government will launch a social protection scheme to give cash to those impacted by rising inflation. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cash-scheme-to-decrease-inflation-burden

PM grants 10-year Tier-1 IDPoor cards to Run Ta Ek

The government will issue Tier-1 ID poor equity cards to every family who has resettled in the newly-created Run Ta Ek village in Siem Reap. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501161046/pm-grants-10-year-tier-1-idpoor-cards-to-run-ta-ek/

Countries, including Cambodia, growing 70% of world’s food face ‘extreme’ heat risk by 2045

Blistering crop-withering temperatures that also risk the health of agricultural workers could threaten swathes of global food production by 2045 as the world warms, an industry analysis warned Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501152829/countries-including-cambodia-growing-70-of-worlds-food-face-extreme-heat-risk-by-2045/

Angkor Children Hospital to launch scheme to cover cost

Angkor Hospital for Children will launch the “Patient Contribution” scheme for medical services for children on July 7, but for patients from poor families, the hospital will still continue to provide free healthcare. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501103734/angkor-children-hospital-to-launch-scheme-to-cover-cost/

CARD, UN on nutrition drive

The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), have launched a dissemination strategy for the SUN Business Network (SBN) – a key part of the global Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement – in a bid to ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/card-un-nutrition-drive

Cambodian PM warns of global food crisis in 2023

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chair of ASEAN for 2022, has expressed his concern over the global food crisis next year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501082465/cambodian-pm-warns-of-global-food-crisis-in-2023/

Senate approves Draft Law on Food Security

The 4th legislature of the Senate of Cambodia approved the draft law on food security in its extraordinary session held here this morning under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Say Chhum.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078058/senate-approves-draft-law-on-food-security/

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/

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/

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