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USAID praises Cambodia’s dedication to maternal, child mortality reduction

USAID head Samantha Power has expressed her appreciation for Cambodia’s efforts to reduce communicable disease statistics, as well as maternal deaths and those of babies and children under five. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-praises-cambodia-s-dedication-to-maternal-child-mortality-reduction

UNICEF donates $7 million of oxygenation equipment

UNICEF Cambodia, as the global partner and lead procurer of the Access to Covid-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A), has donated $7 million worth of medical equipment for oxygen therapy to the Ministry of Health. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unicef-donates-7-million-oxygenation-equipment

USAID Greening Prey Lang assists ecotourism efforts in two provinces

USAID’s Greening Prey Lang project has provided assistance to the Non-Timber Forest Products-Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP) by printing 3,300 tickets for three community-based ecotourism groups (CBETs) in Stung Treng and Kratie provinces. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-greening-prey-lang-assists-ecotourism-efforts-two-provinces

Youth-led conference addresses climate change

The first-ever Cambodia Youth Climate Change Conference (CYCCC) marked a significant milestone in the country’s efforts to address climate change. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-led-conference-addresses-climate-change

USAID launches campaign to encourage early childhood development

USAID has launched a campaign in Siem Reap that aims to support young children to thrive and reach their full developmental potential by promoting nurturing care from male and female caregivers. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-usaid-launches-campaign-to-encourage-early-childhood-development

Ministry, CI test pilot camera trap project damoms

The biodiversity and science team from Conservation International (CI) Cambodia, in collaboration with rangers from the Ministry of Environment, are conducting a camera trap distance sampling pilot study in the Central Cardamom Mountain National Park. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-ci-test-pilot-camera-trap-project-damoms

USAID partners with private agri-businesses, invests $4M

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced new partnerships with three Cambodian private agricultural companies. More than $4 million will be invested in expanding the economic opportunities and access to domestic and international markets of smallholder farmers. ...

Ry Sochan and Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-partners-private-agri-businesses-invests-4m

Cambodia Green Future sponsors ‘Stop Littering’ contest for youths

The Cambodia Green Future Project (CGFP), with funding from the US Agency for International Development (USAID), announced the recruitment of candidates to participate in a competition to find innovative approaches to promoting environmental clean-up with the theme “Stop Littering”. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-green-future-sponsors-stop-littering-contest-youths

ASEAN launches plan to promote women’s security in South-East Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and UN Women, launched today the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on Women, Peace and Security (ASEAN RPA on WPS). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501197234/asean-launches-plan-to-promote-womens-security-in-south-east-asia/

NGO to count Prey Lang Sanctuary wildlife

USAID Greening Prey Lang is conducting a line transect survey in Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary to check wildlife species populations in the protected area. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501179535/ngo-to-count-prey-lang-sanctuary-wildlife/

New fishways to strengthen local fisheries

Two new fishways, whose construction finished on August 24 will connect fish with critical upstream habitats vital to their life cycle. These fishways also demonstrate that small-scale fish passes are a feasible, relatively inexpensive solution to the problem of declining fish stocks. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501142196/new-fishways-to-strengthen-local-fisheries/

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

USAID-KOICA partnership to strengthen next generation of zoonotic disease experts in Cambodia

Cambodia’s next generation of experts on diseases that cross from animals to humans have received a boost thanks to a partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501070376/usaid-koica-partnership-to-strengthen-next-generation-of-zoonotic-disease-experts-in-cambodia/

Big-name divers explore deepest Mekong pools in key fauna survey

A group of well-known underwater explorers have dived to a depth of about 75m below the surface of the Mekong River in Cambodia, an important body of water that is the last habitat of the world’s largest fresh water fish. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/big-name-divers-explore-deepest-mekong-pools-key-fauna-survey

Zero snares at trapeang plan underway

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Greening Prey Lang project is spearheading an effort to safeguard more than 100 high-risk trapeangs, or waterholes, in the Preah Roka, Kulen Promtep and Chhaeb wildlife sanctuaries and in Phnom Tbaeng National Heritage Park. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/zero-snares-trapeang-plan-underway

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia launches $25 million Inclusive Primary Education Activity (IPEA) programme

A new $25 million U.S. government-funded education program that will improve the reading and learning experience for Cambodian primary schoolchildren was launched in Phnom Penh yesterday at an event jointly presided over by Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports; U.S. Ambassador ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046575/u-s-embassy-in-cambodia-launches-25-million-inclusive-primary-education-activity-ipea-programme/

Green Prey Lang honey producers clinch awards

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Prey Lang project provided support to the Non-Timber Forest Products-Exchange Programme Cambodia to enable the NGO to provide certificates and financial awards to three community based-enterprises in Stung Treng, Kratie and Preah Vihear provinces. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/green-prey-lang-honey-producers-clinch-awards

USAID provides $15 million to boost skilled digital workforce in Cambodia

USAID and University of California, Berkeley, yesterday launched a “Digital Workforce Development project” from USAID-funded initiative of $15 million that will give young Cambodians the skills to compete in the digital economy for five years. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030664/usaid-provides-15-million-to-boost-skilled-digital-workforce-in-cambodia/

USAID announces partnerships to propel economic growth in Cambodia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced two new partnerships with private firms to co-invest in cold chain, agricultural storage capacity, and logistics in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030224/usaid-announces-partnerships-to-propel-economic-growth-in-cambodia/

USAID pledges continued development of Kingdom

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the continuation of its support for Cambodia’s socio-economic development after reaching the 10-year mark for its programme. USAID claims to have helped more than 230,000 Cambodian farmers and their families escape hunger and poverty. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-pledges-continued-development-kingdom

USAID-funded online export platform boosts Cambodian exports to MENA markets

The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF) in collaboration with USAID-funded Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II “Harvest II” launched on Monday the “Virtual Export Mission to the Middle East and North Africa”, a new digital export programme aiming to provide significant assistance and expertise ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939326/usaid-funded-online-export-platform-boosts-cambodian-exports-to-mena-markets/

US announces more Covid aid

US ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy said the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health has proven itself to be remarkably well-prepared for its mission to prevent the spread of Covid-19 since the earliest days of the pandemic, making it one of the leading countries in the region ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-announces-more-covid-aid

USAID funds anti-trafficking effort

The US embassy in Cambodia announced the launch of a five-year US Agency for International Development (USAID) programme that seeks to protect vulnerable populations from human trafficking abuses.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-funds-anti-trafficking-effort

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