The Royal Government of Cambodia established in 2020, the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology, & Innovation (MISTI). With the advisory support from United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Ministry developed Cambodia’s Science, Technology & Innovation Roadmap 2030 to implement the National Policy on Science Technology, and Innovation 2020-2030.
One of the actions envisaged in the Roadmap 2030 was to develop a National Research Agenda to enhance and direct investments in research. The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology, & Innovation has developed with the support of ESCAP the National Research Agenda which identifies the critical scientific challenges for the future of Cambodia and prioritizes the allocation of research resources.
This event presented the official launch of Cambodia’s National Research Agenda 2025.
- Opening remarks delivered by Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary of ESCAP
- Cambodia's National Research Agenda 2025 (also available in Khmer download here)
- The Research Ecosystem of Cambodia
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