Cambodia: Putting HIV Prevention in Women's Hands

A community-based outreach program works to prevent the spread of HIV along a major transport route in northwestern Cambodia. Read More

A Broader View of Asian Poverty

Food insecurity and economic vulnerability should be included in a broader definition of poverty that could help policymakers develop more effective approaches, says new ADB report. Read More

Southeast Asia's Plans for an Economic Community

ASEAN countries plan to launch a single market for goods, services, capital and labor, potentially one of the largest economies and markets in the world. Read More

ADB Bringing Safer, Climate-Resilient Roads to Cambodia’s Poor Rural Areas

ADB is supporting a project that will provide nine poor rural provinces in Cambodia with year-round access to markets and social services by improving the rural road network. Read More

Overview

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