Japan Provides US$843,946 to Support Three Projects in Cambodia

The Government of Japan will provide US$843,946 in total for three organisations under the framework, the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects, to raise awareness of environment issues, promote remedial study, and develop quality university for physical education through ICT.

According to a press release of Embassy of Japan in Phnom Penh, the Grant Contracts were signed here on Feb. 27 between Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. UENO Atsushi and the representatives of the three recipient organisations – Nature Center Risen, Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA), and Hearts of Gold.

The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects started in Cambodia in 2002 to support activities by Japanese NGOs to help Cambodia's reconstruction and development efforts at the grassroots level.

Since 2002, the Government of Japan has provided over US$50 million for 149 projects, mainly in the fields of primary education, health, agriculture and mine clearance in Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press