New Release – Report on Climate Public Expenditure Review 2013-2014

Report on CPER 2013 2014 Cover pageThe Cambodia Climate Public Expenditure Review (CPER) report has been developed, with technical support from the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) and Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), by the Climate Change Technical Team of Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF).

This review presented the evolution of public expenditure since 2009 and analyzes its alignment with Climate Change Action Plans (CCAPs) in key ministries is part of a broader effort by the MEF to support the Cambodian Climate Change Strategic Plan adopted by the RGC in 2013, and to ensure that climate change, as a cross-cutting priority in the National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2014-2018, is well reflected in public investments and activities on the ground. Key findings are:

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Training on Climate Responsive Budgeting to Finance and Planning Staff of Two-Sectoral Ministries and MEF

Traning on Responsive Budgeting9May2016PHNOM PENH, 09 May 2016: Following a basic level training on linking climate policy and public finance in November 2016, today, UNITAR in partnership with Economics and Finance Institute (EFI)/Ministry of Economics and Finance (MEF) and the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) is delivering an intermediate level training on “Climate-Responsive Budgeting” to advance the knowledge of how climate change can be integrated into the budget process and planning of sectoral ministries. 26 trainees from Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), EFI, MEF and the General Secretariat for Sustainable Development are engaged in the three-day training.

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Climate Change Newsletter No4, Jan-Mar 2016

CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION

CC Response: Moving from Strategy to Implementation in 2015

The Annual Conference of the Ministry of Environment held last February provided an opportunity to take stock of the progress made in the implementation of the climate change response laid out in the Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023. The balance was clearly positive, highlighting a number of areas where the efforts of the Department of ClimateChange (DCC), working with ministriesand various stakeholders at the central and sub-national level, have delivered significant results in 2015.

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Scenes from a drought - Across the country, water scarcity is threatening health and livelihoods

Source: Phnom Penh Post, 29 April 2016

Banteay Meanchey

Since December, the only source of free water for the 600 families of Tomnobdach village has been a dirt hole three metres wide.

Located at the bottom of a quarry in O’Chhrou district’s O’Beichoan commune, the long descent in 40-degree heat is a daily necessity for 69-year-old Chhorm Yuth and her three grandchildren.

The water is a murky, otherworldly blue. A metal sign planted at the edge of the hole tells villagers to take hygiene precautions.

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Sectoral M&E Frameworks are established to track MoH and MAFF climate change responses

MESectorPhnom Penh: 07 April 2016,​Sectoral monitoring and evaluation frameworks of climate change response are being developed by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD), and with the support from the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), and Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

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Press Release: Cambodia’s National Climate Change Monitoring and Evaluation Framework Launched with a Core Set of Indicators Defined and a Dedicated M&E Team

MELaunch07Apr16Phnom Penh, 07 April 2016 – General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD) on Thursday launched Cambodia’s National Climate Change Monitoring and Evaluation Framework with a core set of indicators defined and a dedicated M&E team, aimed at tracking the country’s progress in addressing the challenges posed by climate change.The Framework consists of a core set of 8 national level indicators to which 2 to 3 indicators per sector will be added as sectors develop their own sectoral climate change M&E frameworks.

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