Water Resources and Meteorology Ministry Receives 53 Agricultural Machineries from Japan

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has received 53 of 115 agricultural machineries worth over US$ 11 million in grant aid from Japan to serve Cambodian premier’s irrigation policy. Read more of this post

Cambodia begins to attract money

Cambodia, once regarded as a spill-over investment from Vietnam, is showing signs of standing on its own feet as frontier funds start to produce strong returns.

Frontier investors such as Leopard Capital – a private equity fund which launched a potential $100m Cambodia-focused fund in 2008 only to close with $34m – is now finding renewed interest in the country, holding the door open as other regional funds begin to sense an opportunity.

Vietnam’s largest asset manager, Vinacapital Investment Management, in January announced it would be expanding into Cambodia with a pledge to invest $100m, launching a dedicated fund targeting real estate, infrastructure, hospitality and agriculture investments. Read more of this post

Japan supports 4 irrigation system rehabilitation projects in Cambodia

The Japanese government has provided a total of US$378,342 to carry out four rehabilitations of irrigation systems under Japan’s economic cooperation framework, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (“KUSANONE” Grant). Read more of this post

Update : New document on Agro Cambodia

Dear readers,

AgroCambodia informs you that new documents have been uploaded to the “Newsletter/Documents” and “Cambodia Background” pages:

Thank you for following Agro Cambodia website

Risks, Rewards as Economic Corridor develops

Cambodia is building up its rural infrastructure in an effort to link itself to its neighbors, under an “economic corridor” project aided by the Asian Development Bank.

Proponents of the southern economic corridor, part of the Greater Mekong Subregion project, say it will bring benefits to villagers like those in Kampong Thom district’s Sambo Prey Kuk temple, in Prasat Sambo district. Read more of this post

Update : New document on Agro Cambodia

Dear readers,

AgroCambodia informs you that new documents have been uploaded to the “Newsletter/Documents” page:

FAO-Agriculture Outlook 2011-2020

Thank you for following Agro Cambodia website

Update: New documents on Agro Cambodia

Dear readers,

AgroCambodia informs you that new documents have been uploaded to the “Newsletter/Documents” page:

Thank you for following AgroCambodia website

Irrigation project on the Steung Streng river in Northwest Cambodia

CAMBODIA collected a US$52-million loan from the Export-Import Bank of China, to develop an irrigation project on the Steung Sreng river in northwest Cambodia, according to a press release yesterday. Read more of this post