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ICT4D resources on Cambodia

Quick Facts

Total population                                              
14,952,665 (July 2012 est.)
                                                                                                             
Literacy rate (age 15 and over)
Male: 84.7%; female: 64.1%
GDP per capita (PPP)

USD 2,200 (2011 est.)

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

3.7

Mobile phones per 100 inhabitants
69.9
Computers per 100 inhabitants 0.4
Internet users per 100 inhabitants 3.1
Domain names registered under '.kh'
1,382 (2008)
Internet domestic bandwidth
n/a
Internet international bandwidth
250 Mbps

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

National Information Communications Technology Development Authority

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Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

National Launch of Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Cambodia

National Launch of Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) in Cambodia

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development, in collaboration with the National One Village One Product Committee under the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, and with support from the Ministry of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia, co-organized the national launch of Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) on 19-21 December 2016 at the Office of the Council of Ministers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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UN-APCICT promotes ICT for sustainable development (ICTD)  to institutions of higher learning in Cambodia

UN-APCICT promotes ICT for sustainable development (ICTD) to institutions of higher learning in Cambodia

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), co-organized the High Level Briefing on the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth on 23 December 2016. The briefing took place in conjunction with the national launch of Women and ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) on 19-22 December in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Access to Finance of Women-Owned SMEs in Southeast Asia: An Assessment of Five Countries

Access to Finance of Women-Owned SMEs in Southeast Asia: An Assessment of Five Countries

Commissioned by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Women's World Banking conducted research to examine the profile of women-owned SMEs in five countries in Southeast Asia (the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Indonesia) and surveyed the landscape of their access to finance. Based on these findings, we give recommendations for government, private sector players and development agencies that will enable women's access to finance in these countries.

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ASEAN Statistical Yearbook 2014

ASEAN Statistical Yearbook 2014

With the sustained interest of the business and international community in the growth and dynamism of the ASEAN Community, there is an ever-growing and constant demand for statistical information about the region. Whereas statistics would show the distinct and diverse characteristics of the ASEAN Member States in terms of demography, education and health, ASEAN statistics also demonstrate the interconnectedness of the region in trade, foreign direct investment and tourism, among others. Every year, the ASEAN Statistical Yearbook (ASYB) provides the region's latest statistical information on these social and economic indicators. Containing longer data series to facilitate deeper analysis of interrelated issues, this annual publication provides a comprehensive account of the trends and developments in the ASEAN region, as captured in numbers through statistics.

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UN strengthens ICT for inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development  in Asia-Pacific

UN strengthens ICT for inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development in Asia-Pacific

This week the United Nations pledged to broaden the reach of its ICT capacity building programmes and services through the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT).

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9th Session of UN-APCICT’s Governing Council convenes in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October 2014

9th Session of UN-APCICT’s Governing Council convenes in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October 2014

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will organize the 9th Session of its Governing Council in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October.

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Rural ICT Policy Advocacy, Knowledge Sharing, and Capacity Building: Case Study Cambodia

The present study is the First Draft of the Cambodia Country Report, prepared by Mr. Vat Chun of Cambodia and David N. Townsend (together, the ―Authors‖) as a deliverable for the Rural ICT Policy Advocacy, Knowledge Sharing and Capacity Building Project (the ―Project‖). This First Draft Report presents the specific experience with respect to rural ICT policies and experiences in Cambodia. The Report is based on extensive primary and secondary data collected directly by the Authors in relation to Cambodia through broad research, consultations, and communications with numerous officials, stakeholders, community officials, and end users of rural ICTs in Cambodia.

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ICDL for Teachers in Cambodia

This case study examines the work of the Royal Government of Cambodia to enhance the status of schools in Cambodia, which have limited or no accessability to computers, and only a small minority of teachers that trained to use ICT.

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Enhancing Computer Literacy in the Rural School System of Cambodia

This case study reviews the strides that have been made in the Cambodia Educations System in recent years, and how the development organization SpringBoard4Cambodia has used field of information and communication technology, particularly the International Computer Driving License programme, to facilitate such advancements have played in such advancements.

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Cambodia and UN-APCICT/ESCAP Launch Training Programme to Bridge the Digital Divide

Cambodia and UN-APCICT/ESCAP Launch Training Programme to Bridge the Digital Divide

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development, a regional institute of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), has collaborated with the Cambodian government to launch the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy) in Phnom Penh today.

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Top Officials From Cambodia Make Official Visit To APCICT

Top Officials From Cambodia Make Official Visit To APCICT

Cambodian delegation meets with ACPICT leadership to strengthen partnership and prepare for upcoming launch of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders" in Cambodia.

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Cambodia's National ICT Policy (Draft)

The policy draft includes policies on legal and regulatory frameworks; human capacity development; standards, software and content; infrastructure; and enterprise development.

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Academy Module 10 - Khmer version

This module aims to provide an audience of decision makers with an understanding of the role that ICTs play in observing and monitoring the environment, sharing information about the environment, mobilizing action, facilitating and enhancing environmental decision making, promoting environmental sustainability and abating climate change. The module also explores the potential of ICT to transform the economy into an engine for sustainable “green” growth, and considers how to integrate ICT into such an economy.

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Academy Module 9 - Khmer version

This module provides government officials and policymaker with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM), presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM, and then matching the needs with ICT. The module also describes and provides examples of existing ICT applications for DRM and discusses benefits and barriers for utilizing ICT in DRM.

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Academy Module 11 - Khmer version

This module provides a development-oriented perspective on social media and describes innovative ways for governments and development stakeholders to leverage it in national development strategies and programmes.

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