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  • Feed the Future through USAID Cambodia advance rural Cambodian’s nutrition by helping them grow their own produce on their own household plots. Photo: Cambodia HARVEST

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  • USAID Cambodia joined the Ministry of Health to mark World Malaria Day in Preah Vihear Province on April 22. Photo: USAID/Michael Gebremedhin

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  • World Press Freedom Day is observed on May 3. The theme for this year is "Let Journalism Thrive! Towards Better Reporting, Gender Equality, and Safety in the Digital Age." Photo: USAID/Solisou Preap

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  • USAID Cambodia held a mission wide off site meeting in April to review lessons from the last year and identify ways of improving team performance. Photo: USAID/Michael Gebremedhin

Sam Bunnath, a journalist from Cambodia’s Battambang province, gathers news between Thai and Cambodia border.
Journalist Uncovers Corruption Scandal
Lorn sells watermelons and mangos in Tanuk village in western Cambodia. Since a USAID-sponsored HIV/AIDS awareness program visit
Reducing Stigma and Discrimination
Dr. Ouk Vong Vathiny (left) at a RHAC clinic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Homegrown Partners Thrive in Cambodia

About Cambodia

Cambodia is transforming in remarkable ways. The country is at peace after decades of conflict, and a majority of Cambodians are optimistic about the future. However, important challenges remain. Parliamentary elections in 2008 were freer than any held in Cambodia. Yet political power remains unevenly spread, and opposition parties are disorganized, divided and subject to manipulation.

Cambodia has reduced HIV/AIDS infection by half and treated the majority of affected people. Yet maternal mortality remains high, infectious diseases are serious concerns and the health and education systems are underfunded. Each year, 250,000 young people enter the workforce, but not all find jobs. In each of these areas, U.S. assistance makes significant contributions to Cambodia's development.

Last updated: May 04, 2015

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

Rebecca Black, Mission Director
USAID/Cambodia, U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh
No 1, Street 96, Wat Phnom
Phnom Penh
Daun Penh, Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Postal Code - M 
96546
Phone 
+855 (23) 728 300
Fax 
+855 (23) 430 263

USAID Contact

Caryle Cammisa, East Asian Affairs Office Director
U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington
, DC 
20523
USA
Phone 
(202) 712-0124