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Monday, April 3, 2017 (All day)

The U.S. government announced $5.8 million in additional endowment support to the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) that will boost the sustainability of the organization and its efforts to promote national peace and reconciliation through the preservation (both physically and digitally) of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge-era historical records. 

Since the endowment was established in 2005, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has now contributed a total of $9.8 million to DC-Cam. Together, the U.S. government and DC-Cam are playing a prominent role in promoting memory, reconciliation, and healing in Cambodia.  

“Today’s endowment contribution, together with USAID’s past support, will provide the financial foundation for DC-Cam’s operations over the next twenty years,” noted USAID Cambodia Mission Director Polly Dunford. “We are proud to support DC-Cam’s efforts to create a brighter future by teaching young people about the value of learning history, preserving their culture, and promoting and protecting human rights.”

New Effort to Help Heal the Effects of Violence through Art
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 (All day)

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is proud to announce its support for “Phka Sla Krom Angkar” – an innovative and creative dance project that promotes peace and reconciliation throughout Cambodia by the artistic depiction of gender-based violence under the Khmer Rouge. This project is managed by a consortium of four Cambodian organizations: the Khmer Arts Academy (KAA); Kdei Karuna (KdK); the Bophana Center; and the Transcultural Psychological Organization (TPO).

USAID and IFAD sign Agreement to Support Cambodian Agricultural Development
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 2:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on January 27, 2016, that solidifies two agencies’ partnership and commitment to support of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Agricultural Strategic Development Plan.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 2:00pm

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a new award to Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Cambodia (TPO) to provide innovative mental health therapies and healing methods for individuals and communities in 15 provinces who continue to face trauma from their experiences during the Khmer Rouge regime.  The work will be carried out in collaboration with the Kdei Karuna Organization.

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 1:00am

USAID Cambodia aims to share relevant information to facilitate efforts to align United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) McGovern Dole efforts in Cambodia with ongoing and planned USAID Cambodia activities.

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 3:00am

More than 125 small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) entrepreneurs attended a one-day workshop in Phnom Penh today to enhance their knowledge and skills on good business practices presented by U.S. multi-national companies.

Sponsored by the US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs, a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US-ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC), the workshop included training in good business, financial and legal practices, and solutions including e-commerce and logistic tools to help improve the competitiveness of the participating firms.

Last updated: July 24, 2017

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