Strengthening the role of project analysts in project administration
ADB’s project analyst, San Sophana, shared his 13 years of experience in project administration with new and upcoming project analysts at the Cambodia Resident Mission. He outlined the various tasks of a project analyst and the necessary skills for effective project administration. The session was attended by the country director, Head of the Project Administration Unit, and 10 other project analysts and operation assistants. Mr. Tukuafu has encouraged staff to share their experiences and skills through this type of forum within the Cambodia Resident Mission.
Development partners help improve procurement capacity
Over 50 participants from government agencies discussed procurement issues, and proposed actions to improve procurement activities at a quarterly workshop organized by ADB, the World Bank, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency together with the Ministry of Economy and Finance. The objective of the workshop is to strengthen the procurement capacity of government agencies involved in implementing projects funded by the three development partners. These workshops promote efficient and effective project administration.
ADB discusses finance sector support and development in Cambodia
ADB Country Director for Cambodia, Samiuela Tukuafu, and Senior Country Economist, Jan Hansen, met with the National Bank of Cambodia Governor, Chea Chanto, in Phnom Penh to discuss ADB’s support in developing the country’s financial sector. The governor acknowledged ADB’s contribution to the development and implementation of the 10-year (2011-2020) financial sector blueprint and its technical support in updating the blueprint to 2025.
ADB discusses education assistance and reform in Cambodia
ADB Country Director for Cambodia, Samiuela Tukuafu, met with Cambodia’s Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport, Hang Chuon Naron to discuss ADB’s country assistance in the education sector. Mr. Tukuafu praised the Ministry’s medium-to long-term plan for reforming the education sector and underlined ADB’s support for human resource development.