Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 10 – The National Institute of Statistics (NIS) of the Ministry of Planning and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) released the Cambodia Inter-censal Agricultural Survey (CIAS) 2019 report earlier this year. At the launch event, Ms Emily Hogue, Manager of the Data Use component of the 50x2030 initiative to Close the Agricultural Data Gap, announced that grants will be available in Cambodia for novel research that employs data generated by the CIAS 2019 with support from 50x2030, according to the press release seen by Fresh News on Wednesday.

“Winning proposals will receive grants between US$1,000-$10,000 and be promoted in a virtual global conference in November 2021, and shared via global platforms.”

Her Excellency Hang Lina, Delegate of the Royal Government of Cambodia in-charge of the Director General of the National Institute of Statistics, encourages interested researchers from government and non-government organizations to lodge high quality research applications under the scheme.

Read full press release below.