Korea provides $9.2 million to support Cambodia’s mine clearance efforts


The Republic of Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has provided $9.2 million for mine clearance activities in Cambodia for 2020-2025.

The financial support was highlighted by Ms Ji Yea Kyung, Assistant Country Director of KOICA Cambodia Office, in a board meeting of Clearing for Results for Results Phase IV (CFR-4) held here recently via Videoconference under the presidency of Cambodian Senior Minister and First Vice President of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA).

According to Ms Ji, the fund will be used to increase mine clearance activities, boost victim assistance and education on mine risks, CMAA’s capacity building, gender mainstreaming in mine sector, and so on.

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Source: Khmer Times