Cambodia

Contacts

Sabine Joukes

country director
sjoukes@pactworld.org

Chris Feddersen

senior program officer
cfeddersen@pactworld.org

Fishers in the Mekong Delta depend on both aquaculture and capture fishery. Credit: David Bonnardeaux/Pact

New grants and fellowships aim to raise local voices from the Mekong region

August 26, 2021
It was a regular Wednesday morning in Bangkok. Pact’s Thailand staff, working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, kept an eye on the Zoom chat as the screen began to fill with faces. Participants...

In Cambodia, empowering youth is a force for change

August 12, 2021
Ouk Sovandane, 19, is a sophomore majoring in banking at the Regional Polytechnic Techo Sen Institute, located in Sangkat Kraing Ampil, in Cambodia’s Kampot province. Growing up, Sovandane didn’t...

New partnership offers better access to financial services for Cambodia’s women entrepreneurs

June 25, 2021
Pact is teaming up with Wing Bank and Boost Capital, two digital financial services companies, to provide affordable financial services and products to underserved young women...
Governance in Cambodia

Five ideas for supporting CSOs to be more relevant, resilient and sustainable

May 24, 2021
The notion of civil society sustainability used by international development practitioners over-fixates on issues of civil society organizations' (CSOs’) financial viability and fails...
Participants at a three-day SIP training event in Viet Nam in September.

Water management capacity building in the year of Covid-19

January 25, 2021
When the first Covid-19 cases were reported, the Sustainable Infrastructure Partnership team was still closing out its biggest annual event, the Mekong Research Symposium in Hanoi, Vietnam. Almost...
Credit: Green Invest Asia

Private sector launches coconut industry's first sustainability charter

November 16, 2020
With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Green Invest Asia, implemented by Pact, private sector leaders signed the coconut industry’s first global Sustainable...

Women Entrepreneurs Act: Chen Sopheap

November 2, 2020
After seeing them struggle to find options for earning income close to home in Cambodia, Chen Sopheap started an association for women weavers. She is a strong role model for other women...

Women Entrepreneurs Act: Srey Phallathavy

November 2, 2020
Srey Phallathavy runs her own business in Cambodia making water hyacinth products. As a young woman entrepreneur in Cambodia, she has faced and overcome many challenges to run a successful business....

Women Entrepreneurs Act: Lim Kanika

August 31, 2020
Lim Kanika is founder of Sepak, an online sales platform for Cambodian handicraft producers. As a young woman entrepreneur in Cambodia, she has faced and overcome many challenges to run a successful...
Mangroves in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, where Pact and USAID Green Invest Asia are helping timber producers to diversify and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Photo: Yohann Formont/GIA)

Building a better post-Covid-19 world with the private sector

June 4, 2020
Covid-19 has created one of the most widespread humanitarian and economic crises in recent history. Despite years of pandemic warnings issued, most governments, civil society, research institutions...

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