Manager Role

Manager Team

Dr. Meas Pyseth was born in Kandal Province. He is married and have 3 children. He did his first Master degree in Agricultural Mechanization in Slovakia. His second Master and PhD degrees in Agricultural Engineering were done in New Zealand. After his first Master degree, he started to work for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. First, as Technical Officer and Vice Chief of an office of the Department of Agricultural Engineering. Second, as Chief of an office and Vice Director of the Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). Third, as Director of the Department of International Cooperation. Fourth, as Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry, And fifth, as the Under Secretary of State of the Ministry. Currently, he is Director of the Agricultural Services Program for Innovation and Extension (ASPIRE), National Focal Point for the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification/Land Degradation (UNCCD) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CARDI. It is good to also mention that Dr. Meas Pyseth worked part-time for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) for 8 years as Technical Expert on Rice Postharvest Technology.

DR. MEAS PYSETH

Under Secretariate of State And ASPIRE Program DIRECTOR

Mr. SORN VICHET

Secretariat Support Team Manager

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Mr. SUN BORETH

Program Advisory Team Leader

Mr. Boreth Sun’s expertise in developing inclusive agricultural market systems, providing advisory services to agribusinesses, and promoting private sector partnerships across Cambodia is rooted in 29 years of professional experience engaging public and private stakeholders in the agriculture sector. Throughout 14 years of managing international development programs focused on agricultural and food system development in emerging markets, Mr. Sun has taken on a range of relevant technical and management roles for USAID, IFAD, AusAID, and other donor-funded projects. He served Team Leader for the ADB funded Trade Facilitation: Improved Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Handling in Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Trade Project, ADB and MAFF and is currently a Programme Team Leader for the Agriculture Services Programme for Innovation, Resilience and Extension (ASPIRE).

Boreth has a Master Degree in global education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA in 1992. His expertise lies in rural and agriculture, finance, agribusiness management, project design and management, civil society and local NGO capacity strengthening training facilitation, project review and evaluation, farmer and association/community development, as well as Cooperate Governance.

Mr. VONG TRY

Executive Assistant to Director

Mr. VONG Try responsible for providing executive and administrative assistance to the Programme Director in general project implementation, management and day-to-day liaison with Programme counterparts, including drafting correspondence, taking of minutes, arranging for the processing of government clearances, making travel arrangements and related tasks, exclusively for the Programme Director.

M&E and MIS

M&E MIS

Mr. MAO NARITH
M&E Specialist

Mr. Mao Narith, responsible to design and develop the M&E system link with MIS and Extension Hub of MAFF; follow up with the results-based management with key performance indicators from outputs to impact levels; strengthen the M&E management capacity, oversight, monitoring and supervision of M&E team; support in planning and reporting; and directing and coordination technical and operational activities for reaching the project goals and development objectives of the programme.

Mr. YEANG CHETRA
National MIS Specialist

With more then 8 years working Experience in the technology sector, Chetra is currently supporting ASPIRE as an National MIS Specialist of ASPIRE Secretariat. He is programmer design and develop new function for support Report to ASPIRE programme, Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Mr. EM CHAMNAN OUDAM
M&E Assistant

Mr. Em Chamnan Oudam, responsible to manage application data including target areas, number of beneficiaries, location of business clusters, help M&E specialist to update Log-frame, physical and financial progress, keep and collect monthly, semi-annual and annual reports, assisted MIS specialist in developing guidelines for using MIS system in tablets, and help and support provincial M&E officer, DOA and CEWs in solving problems relate to data entry and collection.

MARKETING & GENDER

MARKETING & GENDER

Miss. CHIEU CHHI NARATH
Officer in charge of marketing facilitate

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Mr. PEN VUTH
RET Policy and Evaluation Adviser

+S-RET Project: Developing for Endorsement of MAFF’s Policy on “Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) use in Agriculture since 2021-2030”.
+ASPIRE Programme: working with Business Cluster Development, Operation and Management of Collecting Center, Vegetable Production in Net house Techniques. Follow up and Strengthen IGRF Management.

Mr. VENG PHANO
Officer in Charge of Gender

Mr. Veng Phano is an official at General Directorate of Agriculture, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and he finished a bachelor’s degree from Royal University of Agriculture (RUA), majoring in Agronomy, and Human Resource University, English for Communication. He has been working with ASPIRE Program since 2020 with the position of Officer in charge of Gender.

Tel: (+855) 96/76 56 53 556
Email: phano.veng@yahoo.com

Procurement

PROCUREMENT

Mr. YAO VEN
Procurement Officer

He’s Yao Ven, the five -year experienced as Procurement Officer of the Agriculture Services Programme for Innovations, Resilience and Extension(ASPIRE) under the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

Being as Procurement officer, I have to responsible for:

  • evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality.
  • Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data, and contract Monitoring
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develop plans for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies
  • Negotiate a good deal for pricing and supply contracts
  • Maintain and update a list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development, contract management
  • Work closely with team members’/ Procurement consultants and project manager to complete duties as needed.
Mrs. KHORN SOKHIM
Senior Procurement Consultant

In Procurement unit, I am responsible on procurement process which including Goods, Work and Service undertaken by the ASPIRE Secretariat in a timely, efficient and transparent manner in line with the SOP and IFAD procedure.

Mrs. THOU SOLINITH
Procurement Assistant

Since 2020-Present working with ASPIRE Programme. Responsible to prepare draft of bidding documents of goods, works and the document for the recruitment of the consultant service, bid advertisement/request for EOI, and bid evaluation reports in accordance with provisions of the ASPIRE Financing Agreement and above procurement guideline.

Mrs. TOUCH SIEMLY
Provincial Financial Procurement Advisor

Since September 2019 to June 2021 have been worked as Provincial Finance & Procurement Adviser based in Mondulkiri Province. My responsible are provided technical support to PDAFF of finance and procurement procedures and provided technical to prepare the Monthly, Quarterly, Semester and Annual Financial Report. How to data entry into accounting system (Sage 50), Coaching how to prepared the supporting document of payment, Coaching and provide on-the-job training on ASPIRE procedures and financial management. Supported Procurement Committee’s (PRC, CEC, BEC) for procurement related goods and services, with procurement plans, tender documents, and bidding announcements as procurement methods and procedures compliance to Procurement Guidelines. From September 2021 until now work as Senior Procurement Assistant based in ASPIRE Secretariat.

Finance

FINANACE

Miss. NHAN RATHANA
Accounting and Finance Officer

Miss. Nhan Rathana is Vice Chief of Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation Office of the Department of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. For ASPIRE, Rathana oversees to make sure the procedures and documents related to Finance and Accounting are correct. She has this role since she has had lots of experiences in the areas of Finance and Accounting. For the above-said office, Rathana has been in charge of managing Finance and accounting for the government budget. She has also gained more experiences on the area when she was working as Accountant for a 3 years project financed mainly by GEF and UNDP.

Mr. SVAY SAN BUNNA
National Finance Specialist

Since 2018, I’ve been finance specialist with ASPIRE to manage Development Partners funding, knowledge transferring, accounting system Online Setup, and monitor the compliance and transparency. Between 1993 and 2017, I worked for CARE International, Finance advisor of UNDP/UNOPS/PSDD, National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development, Finance and Grant Officer of Pact Cambodia, I hold a Master of Economic Science Degree in Finance from University of Poly-Technology and Bachelor Degree from National University of Management.

Mrs. SAO SOMANTHA
Finance Consultant

Mrs. SAO SOMANTHA responsible to regular consolidate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial report; Coordination technical for programme financial activities. Reviewing all finance reports received from all implement agencies and feedback as required (monthly/quarterly/annually), Maintain withdrawal application by source of fund, tracking with details of all application sent to IFAD/MEF and regular update as fund received, Consolidated Annual Workplan and Budget for ASPIRE, Provide training on the Financial Management to National and provincial level.

Mrs. RITH CHAKRIYA
Accountant

Since (2015-2022) working with ASPIRE Programme. I am currently responsible to assist the ASPIRE Secretariat support team manager to manage the Programme finances and to maintain complete and accurate accounting records in a timely, efficient and transparent manner in line with the Programme Implementation Manual (PIM) and the Standards Operating Procedures (SOP) of Ministry of Economic and Finance (MEF). and responsible to help and support Provincial Finance Officer to collect and check monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports submitted by the sub-national implementing agencies to ASPIRE-Secretariat.

Mrs. NON THIRA
Senior Accountant Assistant

working over 6 years with ASPIRE-Secretariat (Since 2016-2022) and over 10 years with Finance fieldwork, Mrs. NON-THIRA is currently responsible for the Procedure of the Financial-Report and processing All the ASPIRE-Secretariat’s Expenditure to Management approval. She also Supports Some National Implement Agencies (IAs) to comply with the ASPIRE-Financial Management Manuel processing. Mrs. NON-THIRA holds a Master+ Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking from Phnom Penh International University and a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Rural Development from the University of Management and Economics.

Ms. YAO SAVETH
Accountant Assistant

Since 2018, I’ve been Accountant Assistant with ASPIRE Programme. I am currently responsible for 5 Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ( PDAFFs) which working closely with ASPIRE Secretariat. For that I have also assisted the Provincial Finance Officer to collect and check monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports submitted by the sub-national implementing agencies to ASPIRE-Secretariat. Beside this, I also support Some National Implement Agencies (RUA) to comply with the ASPIRE-Financial Management Manuel processing and other tasks assigned by Management team. I am a team work, cooperation, friendly and accountability with ASPIRE Team, Management Team, Sub-national colleagues.

Mr. VON NARA
Accountant Assistant

EDUCATION, Bachelor degree of Finance And Banking at Human Resources University and Studying Master degree of Financial Management at Institute of Finance and Accounting. Work Experience, Working at ASPIRE Programme 4 years with Position Accountant Assistant.

Ms. SELA SOPHEAKREA
Cashier

I’m SELA Sopheakrea , a cashier based on ASPIRE Secretariat for ASPIRE Programme. I have been working here in September 2020. My roles are: Safe keeping programme cheque books and prepare cash expenditure and assist accountant to prepare budgets, maintain financial records and financial reports, the programme accounts books for audit. Perform daily/monthly reconciliation with the partners; daily reconciliation for the end of month, and others relevant.

Administration

ADMINISTRATION

Ms. HAK CHHUN NEANG
Assistant Secretariat Support Team Leader Officer

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Mrs. PEN NARANNY
Officer in charge of Admin

Mr. VONG Try responsible for providing executive and administrative assistance to the Programme Director in general project implementation, management and day-to-day liaison with Programme counterparts, including drafting correspondence, taking of minutes, arranging for the processing of government clearances, making travel arrangements and related tasks, exclusively for the Programme Director.

Mr. MAM PISETH
Administration Assistant

Education: Professional experiences relating to the area of assistant of development partner’s projects in the last 15 years. He graduated from National University of Management (NUM), Bachelor of Management Information System (MIS) on 2014 and Diploma at SANTHOU MOK High School on 1998.
Working: Administration Assistant of Agriculture Services Programme for Innovation, Resilience and Extension (ASPIRE) at ASPIRE Secretariat.

KM & RUST-IT

KM & RUST-IT

Mr. SIENG PHEARAK
Knowledge Management & Communication

-Since 2018-2021: Worked for ASPIRE Project Programme at Prek Leap National Institute of Agriculture with Position Consultant of Information Technology and Communication. Designing Website for ASPIRE-NIA Sub-component Project, Training to trainee how to be using G Suite e-Learning Programme all Departments and lecture’s NIA, Training to 231s trainer’s CEWs to learning online.
-2021-Present: Working for ASPIRE with Position Knowledge Management and Communication.

Mr. KIMBO DAVID
National Finance Specialist

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Ms. CHHOUM SIDEN
Finance Assistant

Mr. VONG Try responsible for providing executive and administrative assistance to the Programme Director in general project implementation, management and day-to-day liaison with Programme counterparts, including drafting correspondence, taking of minutes, arranging for the processing of government clearances, making travel arrangements and related tasks, exclusively for the Programme Director.