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Rural road work continues to boost livelihoods

The Rural Development Ministry last year paved more than 40,000 kilometres of roads in rural areas to accommodate business travel. According to the ministry’s annual report, in 2018 ministry officials worked with development partners to pave 39,045 kilometres of dirt road, 165 kilometres of asphalt ...

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https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50574457/rural-road-work-continues-to-boost-livelihoods/

Looking to increase water access

More than half of Cambodians living in rural areas still do not have access to treated water, about 200 people heard yesterday at a forum at the Phnom Penh Hotel. The event was sponsored by WaterSHED, an NGO funded by USAID’s Regional Development Mission-Asia and the Stone Family Foundation. According ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092858982/Business/next-step-increasing-access-to-clean-water.html

Border provinces request more energy from Thailand

Thailand had been asked to supply more electricity to those Cambodian provinces close to the shared border, according to officials. Suy Sem, Cambodian minister of Industry, Mine and Energy, talked to reporters after a bilateral meeting with his counterpart, Thai Minister Arak Chonlatanon last week, a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091758750/Business/border-provinces-request-more-energy-from-thailand.html

Project aims to build latrines in rural areas

A new US$10.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will fund a three-year project by international development NGO East Meets West (EMW) to improve sanitation and hygiene among the poor in rural Cambodia and Vietnam. According to EMW, the program seeks to combat the negative effects of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082058164/National-news/new-latrines-granted-in-rural-areas.html

France helps Microfinance and Hevea Sector

Two financing agreements, implemented by the French Development Agency, were signed on 12 July 2012 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Finance, H.E.M. Keat Chhon, to support two key sectors for economic and rural development of Cambodia. A financing agreement of 800,000 Euros (1 ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Economic Plan for Mekong Region Gets Finalized

Ministers from the six Mekong region nations concluded a two-day meeting yesterday in which they solidified plans for an economic strategy that would span a decade and require billions in investment. Speaking at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace at the annual ministerial meeting, Minister of Commerce ...

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