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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

On the right track to generating carbon credits

The 43 new sites identified by the Ministry of Environment and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Greening Prey Lang for the supply of carbon credits will bring positive environmental, community and biodiversity impacts to Cambodia besides having no deforestation and degradation of protected ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920930/on-the-right-track-to-generating-carbon-credits/

USAID donates $4 million for Covid fight in Kingdom

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on August 9 announced an additional $4 million in urgent Covid-19 assistance for Cambodia. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-donates-4-million-covid-fight-kingdom

Conservation Agriculture Service with a Fee (CASF) project to place private sector as player in agriculture development

The Minister of Agriculture stated that the CASF project aims to enable the private sector to play a role in the development of conservation agriculture in accordance with the principles of agroecology. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50899880/conservation-agriculture-service-with-a-fee-casf-project-to-place-private-sector-as-player-in-agriculture-development/

Forum to promote ‘Access to Finance for Women Entrepreneurs in COVID-19 Era’

The National Bank of Cambodia has collaborated with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Pact Cambodia, Khmer Enterprise, Swisscontact and Good Return to organise the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Forum on “Access to Finance for Women Entrepreneurs in COVID-19 Era”. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810949/forum-to-promote-access-to-finance-for-women-entrepreneurs-in-covid-19-era/

U.S. provides $100,000 to support Cambodia’s flood response efforts

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $100,000 in immediate humanitarian aid to support response efforts to severe flooding in Cambodia, according to a news release of the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774153/u-s-provides-100000-to-support-cambodias-flood-response-efforts/

USAID, gov’t to release report on Prey Lang

The Ministry of Environment and the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Greening Prey Lang Project are planning to release a report on the Prey Lang Extended Landscape. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-govt-release-report-prey-lang

US training for rangers postponed

The Ministry of Environment said a standardised training programme for Cambodian rangers in collaboration with the US Department of State, US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US Forest Service (USFS) has been postponed amid the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-training-rangers-postponed

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