Launch of the Cambodia Component of the Regional Programme on Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Enhance Gender Equality 2017-2022

UNDP Sida Regional Launch 27Sep2017Phnom Penh, 27th September 2017, General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) and UNDP-Sida launched a second phase of the “Cambodia Component of the Regional Programme on Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Enhance Gender Equality 2017-2022”, financially supported by Sweden at Raffles Le Royal Hotel. The programme focuses on strengthening the integration of climate change issues in the national budget, also taking into account gender and vulnerable groups. It will generate evidence on the links between climate investments and growth at a macro level and how climate investments affect vulnerable groups, including a gender perspective at micro level. From this evidence it will help demonstrate to decision-makers how investing in climate change adaptation and mitigation will deliver higher economic and social benefits.

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Youth in Koh Kong Province Receives Training on Climate Change

Youth training in KKGKoh Kong Province, 15 August 2017​–Department of Climate Change (DCC), General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD), with support from Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) organized aTraining Workshop on Climate Change for Youth to increase understanding on climate change. The event was presided over by H.E. Chuop Paris, National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD)’s Deputy Secretary General and H.E. Sun Dara, Deputy Provincial Governor of Koh Kong, and counted with the participation of 152 people, including 76 women.

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First Meeting of the Climate Change Technical Working Group with Development Partners

CCTWG DP 27Jun2017Phnom Penh, 27 June 2017 – Governmental ministries/agencies and development partners involved in the climate change response in Cambodia, met for the first time this morning to discuss the establishment of ongoing policy dialogue and coordination between Government and its climate change partners, and to address some of the most pressing coordination issues.

Key concerned stakeholders are Climate Change Technical Working Group members (CCTWG) composed of 19 ministries/agencies, Development Partners, NGOs, Private Sectors, and Academia, totally 49 institutions. This 1st meeting is organized by Department of Climate Change, General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) with support from Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) under presidency of H.E. Tin Ponlok, Secretary General of the NCSD.

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CCLexicon App Announcement

Dear CCLexicon app users, as you have probably noticed the app experienced some problems recently. We are pleased to inform that the problem has been fixed and that the app is now working as usual.

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CCTWG Inputs to National Climate Change Monitoring and Evaluation Work

CCTWG meeting SHV 20Jun2017Preah Sihanouk, 20-21 June 2017 – Department of Climate Change, General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) with support from Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), organized a two-day meeting to gather Climate Change Technical Team’s Inputs to National Climate Change Monitoring and Evaluation Work. During the meeting, CCTWG members and the respective M&E senior staff discussed the national monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework for climate change response and updated its institutional readiness indicators; they have also provided inputs to the proposal for Cambodia’s Sustainable Development Goal 13 (Combating Climate Change) and to the reporting tool to track the implementation of sectoral Climate Change Action Plans.

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Direct Seeding Mulch-Based Cropping System: Will on-the-Ground Practices Inform National Policies?

DMC systemConventional agricultural practices often lead to negative impacts on natural resources such as soil, water and biodiversity. More frequent and severe drought periods are resulting in increased vulnerability of smallholder farmers in rainfed agriculture areas, which account for over 80 percent of total arable land in Cambodia. DMC system was developed to address these challenges, by building soil resilience and increasing adaptive capacity of smallholder farmers vis-a-vis water shortages and drought.

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