AFD to support Cambodia’s digitalisation drive.
French Development Agency (AFD) recently affirmed its commitment to support Cambodia’s digitalisation efforts in tune with the government’s Digital Economy and Society Policy Framework 2021-2035. ...
French pledge cont’d welfare, reforms advice
The French Development Agency (AFD) has announced its continued support for poverty alleviation, improved social welfare and the economic growth of developing nations, including Cambodia. The agency said it would do so through a focus on climate change and green financing, in line with the ...
Faming collectives ink SRP with mill
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries secretary of state Yong Saing Koma said that contract rice farming, officially known as ‘Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP)’, between rice mills and farmers’ collectives is crucial to ensuring the stability of rice price, its quality and quantity, and the ...
AFD pledges $435m for Cambodian development projects
AFD has pledged to pump its largest amount of funding to date into Cambodia in the form of $435 million to fund a raft of projects, with priority given to water and sanitation, agriculture, energy and vocational training sectors. ...
Transport minister backs Siem Reap electric bus study
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has expressed its support a pre-feasibility study on the use of electric buses in Siem Reap town and province. The case study, which was prepared by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), will be used as model for ...
France’s AFD pledge $0.1B annually for project funds
Prime Minister Hun Sen has asked the French Development Agency (AFD) to continue to help Cambodia develop its human resources, water treatment and transport infrastructure. AFD has committed $100 million in funding for projects in the coming year. ...
NSSF plans expansion of benefits into agricultural sector
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the French Development Agency (AFD) and GRET Cambodia, aiming to strengthen its capacity and expand the potential of the social protection system towards sustainable growth that will also benefit agricultural workers. ...
New Bakheng water treatment plant set for early ‘24 start up
The first phase of the Bakheng water treatment plant construction project will be completed in May this year, while the second phase is scheduled for completion early next year, officials said. ...
Ground breaks on Battambang water plant
Ground has been broken on a new water treatment plant in Battambang province which will serve the provincial capital. The plant, in Kampong Wat Kor commune’s Seima village of the town, is co-financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Agence Francaise de Developpement- AFD ...
France pledges to provide over 300 mln euros to Cambodia for development projects
The French Development Agency (AFD) has committed to providing over 300 million euros ($316 million) to Cambodia to support development projects for three years, said its press statement on Wednesday. ...
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$90 million-worth electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure in three provinces inaugurated
The Ministry of Mines and Energy has inaugurated substation transmission lines and distribution networks in Koh Kong, Kampong Cham, and Kratie provinces, built within the framework of a joint project with the French Development Agency (AFD). ...
Khmer Times Staff
AFD pledges continued assistance for Cambodia
The Government of France through the French Development Agency (AFD) has pledged continued concessional loans and grant aid mobilised from the EU and other partners to contribute to Cambodia’s development and economic recovery after the Covid-19 crisis. ...
Khmer Times Staff
AFD lends a hand in energy-transition
Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has granted €300,000 to the Kingdom of Cambodia to draw up a model of energy-transition scenarios to 2050, the French development agency revealed in a statement published on April 1. ...
France gives $91 million for agriculture, climate fight
The French government, through the French Development Agency (AFD), has provided two credit agreements worth €75 million ($91 million) to Cambodia to support sustainable agricultural and rural development, as well as climate change fight in Cambodia. ...
Dengue fever infection high but ‘controllable’, with peak season still to come
The number of dengue fever cases recorded so far this year in Cambodia continues to outpace the number of infections seen in the same period last year, with the peak season for the mosquito-borne virus still to come. ...