Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia

Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States. Read More

Japan Funds $2 Million Grant to Boost Disaster Risk Management in Cambodia

ADB will provide a $2 million grant from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR), financed by the Government of Japan, to strengthen policies and institutions to enable the Cambodian government to address disaster risks more effectively. Read More

Regional Investment Framework Pipeline of Potential Projects (2013-2022)

The Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Investment Framework covers a wide range of sectors including transport, energy, environment, agriculture, human resource development, information and communication technology, tourism, transport and trade facilitation, and urban development. Read More

Cambodia Road Project Empowers Women

Changed perceptions about road construction work enable Cambodian women like Khoun Sophorn to earn money without having to work far from home. Read More


Cambodia has achieved robust and steady growth over the past 2 decades. Considerable investments have been made by the government and development partners in rural areas, where more than 80% of all Cambodians live, and the population below the poverty line decreased markedly.

Cambodia and ADB celebrated 20 years of partnership in 2012. The aim of the partnership is to reduce poverty by promoting inclusive economic growth and social development.

Fast Facts

14.68 (2013)
Population in millions

1.5% (2008-2013)
Average annual population growth rate

25.9% (2009)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
377.31 / 19.68
Agriculture (22)
204.60 / 10.67
Education (10)
165.77 / 8.65
Energy (7)
200.30 / 10.45
Finance (12)
59.00 / 3.08
Health (4)
46.60 / 2.43
Industry and Trade (3)
205.80 / 10.74
Multisector (5)
162.07 / 8.45
Public Sector (15)
373.26 / 19.47
Transport and ICT (11)
122.26 / 6.38
Water Supply (6)
1,916.97 / 100.00
TOTAL (95)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2013