Climate Change Awareness Is Raised Among Cambodian Journalists

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On March 07, 2013, the Ministry of Information organized a Media Training on Climate Change under a close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and with the support from the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance. The opening ceremony was attended by approximately 120 participants including representatives from Government institutions, Development Partners, Civil Society Organizations, Academia and media. It was presided over by H.E Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister, Minister of Environment, H.E Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information and Ms. Anne Hoglund, the Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia. The aim of the workshop is to raise climate change awareness among Cambodian journalists to deeply and precisely understand of climate change terminology, the concept of causes and effects, and key mechanisms in responding to this challenged issue.

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Enhance Climate Change Knowledge Among Youths Through Library Corner

IMG 3748 rOn 14th February 2013, the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Royal University of Agriculture (RUA) in installing climate change library corner in RUA’s main library. Number of climate change related books, publications, report and research materials were brought to the university. In this event, there were around 250 participants including students and faculty members attended.  

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CoP18 Outcomes Dissemination Workshop

IMG 3525 rOn 8th February 2013, Department of Climate Change of the Ministry of Environment under collaboration with Cambodia Climate Change Alliance and the NGO Forum organized a workshop to disseminate key outcomes of the 18th Conference of Parties of the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (CoP18), which was conducted in Doha last December. The dissemination workshop was participated by around 100 key stakeholders from government institutions, development partners, Civil Society Organizations and media.

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CCCA 7th PSB Meeting

IMG 7138 reshape rIn the morning of 13 February 2013, the Ministry of Environment organized the CCCA 7th Program Support Board (PSB) Meeting which was presided over by H.E Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister, Minister of Environment and the Chairman of CCCA PSB. The meeting was participated by representatives from the CCCA development partners including EU, Sweden Embassy and UNDP. The main objectives of the meeting were to oversee the implementation of the CCCA program in 2012, to discuss on ways forward for 2013-2014 and to consult the future development of Cambodia Climate Change Financing Framework which is an effective mechanism in responding to climate change issues.

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Experience Sharing Workshop for Climate Change Pilot Projects

IMG 6897 rrProject representatives from the 21 grant recipients under the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) met on 28-30 January 2013 at Golden Sea Hotel, in Sihanoukville, to take part in an Experience Sharing Workshop for climate change pilot projects. The main objective of the workshop was to identify key lessons learnt in the various sectors or thematic areas of climate change response in Cambodia.
 
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Villagers in Prey Veng Are Pleased With Crop Varieties Introduced by CCCA

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On 14th January 2013, a delegation of the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance programme, which consisted of CCCA staff and representatives from development partners including European Union, UNDP and the Embassy of Sweden visited CCCA beneficiaries at on-farm demonstration sites in Prey Veng Province.

According to recent research, this province is very vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, in particular to the negative effects of extended drought periods and more severe floods. Currently one of the CCCA’s grant projects is supporting farmers to respond to these climate change effects through appropriate adaptation measures and the project is titled “BUILD-FARM-ADAPT”.

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