This Development Finance Assessment (DFA) for Cambodia analyses the public, private, international and national flows available to support investment in the country. It offers findings and policy recommendations for the Royal Government of Cambodia, specifically the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) to maximize the level of flows, and their quality and allocation, in order to achieve long-run development objectives.
Over the past decade, up to the COVID19 pandemic of 2020, Cambodia has enjoyed robust economic growth averaging 7.4% as well as notable improvements in socio-economic development, with one of the regions fastest rate of improvement in its Human Development Index .
Road traffic accidents are a leading cause of death in Cambodia. An average of 5.4 people die every day from traffic accidents in Cambodia, making it the sixth leading cause of mortality, greater than all deaths from HIV/ AIDS. As a middle-income country Cambodia now faces the mortality and morbidity challenges that come with increased levels of prosperity.