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The Asia Foundation and The Australian Embassy Launch Second Phase of Ponlok Chomnes

November 17, 2023

News

On November 15, The Australian Embassy and The Asia Foundation announced the second phase of the Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia program to strengthen Cambodia’s knowledge sector and inclusive policy processes. In addition to keynote remarks from H.E. Ros Seilava, Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance, re… Read more

A group photo of the Ponlok Chomes Workshop on Knowledge the Knowledge Sector and Foreign Policy in Cambodia. 

Ponlok Chomnes Hosts Workshop on the Knowledge Sector and Foreign Policy in Cambodia

April 27, 2023

Program Snapshot

In Cambodia, The Asia Foundation supports key partners who form the country’s knowledge sector to inform public policy analysis and dialogue – including on foreign policy.   On March 14, the “Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia” program co-hosted a workshop and networking event on “The Knowledge Sector in Foreign… Read more

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The Asia Foundation Hosts Second Ponlok Chomnes National Policy Forum: Strengthening Resilience and Responses to Covid-19 in Cambodia and ASEAN

November 2, 2022

Program Snapshot

The Asia Foundation’s “Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia” program, in collaboration with its core partners and emerging research partners, held the second Ponlok Chomnes National Policy Forum on “Strengthening Resilience and Responses to COVID-19 in Cambodia and ASEAN.” The two-day forum, held from October 26-27 in Phnom… Read more

 

Data-Driven Policymaking in Cambodia: Progress and Challenges

August 31, 2022

Blog and Podcast

To meet its commitment to become a middle-income country by 2030 and a high-income country by 2050, Cambodia must continue to raise its data-for-policymaking game.

Ponlok Chomnes Policy Forum gathering 

The Asia Foundation Hosts “Ponlok Chomnes Provincial Policy Forum on Local Knowledge Matters: Impact of Covid-19 on Vulnerable Groups in Cambodia”

August 24, 2022

Program Snapshot

Recognizing the importance of timely and reliable data at the sub-national level in informing policymaking, The Asia Foundation’s Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia program, in collaboration with its emerging research partners, Komarik Reakreay Association, the Khmer Association for Development of Countryside, and My Vill… Read more

Guests stand at Ponlok Chomnes meeting 

The Asia Foundation’s Ponlok Chomnes Program Hosts the Second Policy Pulse Initiative (PPI) Ministry Focal Points Meeting

August 2, 2022

Program Snapshot

On July 13, 2022, The Asia Foundation’s Ponlok Chomnes program team hosted the Second Policy Pulse Initiative Ministry Focal Points Meeting, convening 28 representatives from the Royal Government of Cambodia, including 10 women. The participants represent 21 of Cambodia’s 27 ministries. The Ponlok Chomnes Technical Advisory Council members also joi… Read more

A meeting of the SheThinks Network with The Asia Foundation President David D. Arnold 

The SheThinks Network Launches in Cambodia

March 24, 2022

Program Snapshot

On March 17, 2022, The Asia Foundation’s Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia project formally launched the SheThinks Network. The Network serves as a platform for women researchers in Cambodia to convene, share knowledge, and address gender disparities within the research community. It aims to empower women and amplify the… Read more

 

Strengthening Women’s Voices in Cambodia’s Research Community

March 16, 2022

Blog and Podcast

Cambodia has an outsized need for up-to-date research data to anchor effective policymaking and spur development. But women must become a bigger part of this story.

 

The Foundation Hosts “Ponlok Chomnes National Policy Forum: Cambodia’s Covid-19 Recovery Pathways”

December 20, 2021

Program Snapshot

As Cambodia transitions into the Covid-19 recovery phase, The Asia Foundation’s “Ponlok Chomnes: Data and Dialogue for Development in Cambodia” program, in collaboration with its core partners and emerging research partners, held the first Ponlok Chomnes National Policy Forum on Cambodia’s Covid-19 Recovery Pathways. This Forum is one of the flagsh… Read more

A woman walks with her young child along deck in the rain 

Covid in Cambodia: Vulnerable Households and Debt

August 4, 2021

Blog and Podcast

Covid in Cambodia has caused household debt to soar. Here are some ways to handle the crisis.