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Friday, September 4, 2015 - 1:00am

USAID Cambodia input for McGovern Dole applications

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.

USAID Cambodia works in several areas that are relevant to the McGovern Dole program, specifically in the areas of Feed the Future (FTF), the Global Health Initiative (GHI), nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and basic education. An overview of our work in these sectors can be found here: https://www.usaid.gov/cambodia/our-work

USAID Cambodia’s FTF efforts are concentrated in Pursat, Battambang, Kampong Thom and Siem Reap provinces. Current efforts focus on three value chains including rice, fish and vegetables. The 2016-2020 activities are currently under design, but are expected to focus in the same geographic area and on the same value chains.

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.

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 6:15am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded certificates to 26 mid-career professionals for the successful completion of its Program Evaluation Short Course in Phnom Penh, Cambodia today.  USAID’s Program Evaluation Short Course, managed by Michigan State University in cooperation with Cambodia’s Royal University of Agriculture, is funded under the Feed the Future program, U.S. President Barack Obama’s global initiative to address food security.

USAID Announces Funding for the Humanitarian Response Forum in Cambodia
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 10:30pm

On May 31, 2013, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that its Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Relief Assistance (OFDA) is providing $200,000 to support the Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF) in Cambodia. 

United States, Cambodia Sign  Emissions Reduction Agreement
Sunday, June 2, 2013 - 10:45pm

Rebecca Black, Mission Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and H.E. Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister and Chair of Cambodia’s National Climate Change Committee (NCCC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Low Emissions and Climate Resilient Development in Cambodia, outlining specific areas for cooperation in the agriculture and forestry sectors and strengthening support for a greenhouse gas inventory, climate change capacity building, international coordination for green growth, and integrating climate change adaptation into green growth strategies. 

Rebecca Black, USAID Cambodia Mission Director, speaks at a seminar on “Scaling New Agricultural Technologies” in Phnom Penh.
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 5:45am

On May 2, 2013, Rob Bertram Ph.D., Director of the Office of Agricultural Research and Policy of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), conducted a seminar on the topic of “Scaling New Agricultural Technologies: An overview of current research on emerging/promising agricultural technologies” in Phnom Penh.   

USAID and AusAID sign Memorandum of Collaboration in Cambodia
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 7:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) on Thursday, May 2 signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MOC) in support of reproductive, maternal and child health, nutrition, infectious disease and health systems strengthening programs in Cambodia. 

Cambodian Minister of Women’s Affairs Ing Kantha Phavy (right) hears from Ms. Ly Touch (center) about the training she received
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 4:45pm

In Cambodia, women play a prominent role in household finances and are the owners of 65 percent of registered businesses in the country. Therefore, Feed the Future programs in Cambodia leverage the unique position that women have as income earners to help inform decisions about new agricultural technologies and dietary changes for their families.

Friday, June 19, 2009 (All day)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - JUNE 19, 2009 - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today the swearing in of Flynn Fuller as the Agency's new Mission Director to Cambodia. Counselor to the Agency, Lisa Chiles, presided over the ceremony and administered the oath of office.

"He has the qualifications, experience, and technical expertise to lead our Mission, and demonstrate the United States' strong commitment to the country. I am confident that Flynn will do an incredible job as Mission Director in Cambodia," said Ms. Chiles.

Last updated: April 16, 2016

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