Our Mission Director Polly Dunford visited a local community in Kombrong Village, Takrey Commune, Kamreang District, Battambang province to see first-hand how the project is improving the well-being of Cambodian mothers and children.
Launch of the Wonders of the Mekong project to improve the river’s sustainability and increase awareness of the role the waterway plays in the lives of millions of Cambodians.
USAID, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Korea International Cooperation Agency signed an agreement that will help the Royal Government of Cambodia improve its health care system and regulations.
Cambodia is in its third decade of peace and economic growth and has made great strides in reducing poverty and improving health. Despite these gains, significant obstacles remain. Democracy and human rights continue to be a challenge, natural resources have been rapidly depleted through illegal logging and poaching, inadequate nutrition has stunted over 30 percent of children and human trafficking persists.
The United States works with Cambodia to build a framework for lasting democracy and to improve the lives of all its citizens.
Last updated: February 21, 2017