CARD, UN on nutrition drive
The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), have launched a dissemination strategy for the SUN Business Network (SBN) – a key part of the global Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement – in a bid to ...
Fortified rice sector investments aim to meet growing needs
Rice fortification is a key step in addressing nutritional issues in Cambodia, where a majority of the population eats a large portion of rice on a daily basis, said a senior official of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD). ...
WFP and USAID allocate $1.32 million to 11,000 families badly hit by floods
The World Food Program supported by the Government of Germany and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) allocated $1.32 million to be given to 11,000 families or about 55,000 people who were badly affected by floodwaters and the Covid outbreak in Banteay Meanchey ...
Chhun Sun Ly
Germany and WFP to provide cash assistance to support recovery of vulnerable Cambodian families
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), has committed EUR5 million, approximately US$6 million to provide cash assistance to vulnerable households to support their recovery, according to press release from Work Food ...
Khmer Times Staff
Education ministry, WFP feed 30,000 households
The World Food Programme (WFP), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, is delivering food to 30,000 vulnerable and poor households in five provinces. ...
Japan provides $2 million for flood victims through WFP
The Japanese government has provided $2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to mitigate the impact of floods on food security in flood-affected households and communities in Cambodia. ...
WFP to start phase two of food aid
In order to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic on Cambodia, the World Food Programme (WFP) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education will conduct the second phase of food aid for five provinces in the Kingdom to respond to the current crises. ...
Household income falls, debt rises sharply after drought
The economic stability of Cambodian households took a beating during the El Nino weather cycle that enveloped the region during the last dry season, resulting in drought conditions that drove many families into debt and lower income brackets, a new study has found. The study, released ...
Rice farmers bracing for droughts, floods
Though the rice-planting season has started and nationwide rice cultivation this month has been higher than planned, farmers are worried that adverse weather events caused by climate change will ruin their crops. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ planning and statistics department, the ...
UN World Food Program extends activities in Cambodia until 2018
The United Nations World Food Program has extended its activities in Cambodia for 30 months from July 2016 to Dec. 2018 in order to improve food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable children in the country, Gianpietro Bordignon, WFP Representative to Cambodia, said Wednesday. ...
UN agency cuts school meal program
A school meal program run by the World Food Program (WFP) has run out of funds, forcing it to transfer about half of its schools to government care. ...
U.S. pledges 20 mln USD to WFP for school feeding in Cambodia
The United States has pledged 20 million U.S. dollars over the next three years to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to carry out school feeding program in Cambodia, said a WFP press release on Tuesday. The statement said the donation, made by the U.S. ...
Xinhuanet News Staff
Authorities, NGOs Brace For Floods
Provincial authority and humanitarian NGOs are preparing for severe flooding in Kompong Thom province as floodwaters flow south from inundated Preah Vihear province along the Stung Sen River. Leng Vireak, senior manager for disaster response at NGO world Vision, said that the situation was stable ...