Asian Development Bank and Cambodia: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2016

Cambodia has received $2.65 billion in ADB lending, grants, and technical assistance since joining ADB in 1966. 

ADB is Cambodia’s largest multilateral development partner. Between 2010 and 2014, ADB helped to provide 96,000 rural households with access to improved water supply; almost 50,000 households with new or improved sanitation; 330 kilometers of new or upgraded power transmission lines, connecting 40,000 rural households to lower-priced electricity; and 621 kilometers of new or upgraded roads, improving access to markets and social services. In education, ADB funding has seen over 205,000 secondary school students—97,165 of whom are female—benefit from new or improved educational facilities, and 243 teachers trained to higher competency standards.ADB operations seek to maximize overall impacts and outcomes by improving synergies between individual projects and programs.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Cambodia as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.