Sustainable Development Goals

100% access to clean water nationwide ‘by 2025’

The Ministry of Rural Development has set the target of providing 100 per cent clean water supply and sanitation services throughout the Kingdom by 2025, while currently more than 80 per cent has already been achieved. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/100-access-clean-water-nationwide-2025

Healthy public food procurement and service policies

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022 report reveals the heavy global burden of hunger and malnutrition in all its forms. The lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic — along with disruption to the food supply caused by intensified conflict and ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501114669/healthy-public-food-procurement-and-service-policies/

USAID commits $24M to climate-smart project in Cambodia

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on June 16 announced the launch of the USAID Morodok Baitang – a new five-year, $24 million project at four conservation areas of Keo Seima, Lumphat, Siem Pang and the Cardamom Mountains to fight against climate change. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-commits-24m-climate-smart-project-cambodia

Oz, ministry launch quality infrastructure initiative P4I

The Australian embassy in Phnom Penh – in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport – launched the “Partnership for Infrastructure (P4I)” initiative to accelerate the development of quality infrastructure to drive inclusive and resilient development in Cambodia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oz-ministry-launch-quality-infrastructure-initiative-p4i

Lack of clean water causing child stunting, wasting

The problems of a lack of access to clean water and sanitation was one of the leading causes of stunting and wasting in children under five years old, which had led to the government and relevant organisations setting 2023 goals of reducing the two categories, ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lack-clean-water-causing-child-stunting-wasting

10 Cambodians mourned on UN Peacekeepers Day

The National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces (NPMEC) on May 26 commemorated the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, in recognition of their service and sacrifice and to honour the memory of those who had lost their lives in the course of peacekeeping. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/10-cambodians-mourned-un-peacekeepers-day

Program launched to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia

WaterAid and The VF Foundation announce the launch of a year-long program to reach more than 85,000 people with access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072154/program-launched-to-improve-water-sanitation-and-hygiene-in-cambodia/

PM: No human rights without peace

Prime Minister Hun Sen once again spoke on weighty matters of war and peace, reiterating that development and democracy would not be possible without peace. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-no-human-rights-without-peace

KOICA plan projects to 2024

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has introduced a number of new plans and projects to support Cambodia’s development goals from 2022 to 2024. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-plan-projects-2024

Country aims to open financing frontiers for women entrepreneurs

Cambodia aims to boost financial inclusion for women entrepreneurs through Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia Plc (CGCC) and support for women-led micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) as part of broader efforts to bridge financing gaps for businesswomen and underpin Covid-19 economic recovery plans.   ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/country-aims-open-financing-frontiers-women-entrepreneurs

Chanthol pushes for more women in leadership role

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol suggested that the ministry leadership study the possibility of appointing women as deputy heads of departments throughout the country in order to further promote gender equality. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chanthol-pushes-more-women-leadership-role

PM hails ‘key role’ of women in Kingdom

Prime Minister Hun Sen has lauded women’s contributions to the Kingdom’s socio-economic development, as the government laid out measures aimed at supporting the attainment of gender equality in its pursuit of sustainable economic growth.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-hails-key-role-women-kingdom

Gender equality in spotlight as women’s day approaches

With the 111th anniversary of the International Women’s Day approaching, senior Cambodian officials marked the event a week ahead on March 1 with the theme Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gender-equality-spotlight-womens-day-approaches

Firm urged to expand S’ville water supply system

Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Cham Prasidh has urged Anco Brothers to expand its dams and modernise water supply systems at its clean water production plant in response to growth in Preah Sihanouk province.​ ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-urged-expand-sville-water-supply-system

Cambodia shoots for ‘green ASEAN’: CDC

The Kingdom will strive to increase environmental sustainability and address climate change issues to build a “green ASEAN” and ensure a more resilient and inclusive future, according to Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) secretary-general Sok Chenda Sophea. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-shoots-green-asean-cdc

Senator calls for women’s empowerment and gender equality

As Cambodia continues to work towards gender equality and empowerment of women in the country, politicians are calling for continued efforts towards the movement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501008379/senator-calls-for-womens-empowerment-and-gender-equality/

Minister: Half of villages lack clean water access

About 50 per cent of villages across Cambodia still lack access to clean water due to factors like climate change, population growth and urban development, which have led to a steady increase in water demands, according to Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Cham ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-half-villages-lack-clean-water-access

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