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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Department of Climate Change Launches 2nd Round Grant to Support Climate Change Action Plan Implementation

LaunchingGrant05Apr2016Phnom Penh, 05 April 2016: Department of Climate Change (DCC), General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development, launches its 2nd round of call for proposals to support the implementation of Climate Change Action Plans (CCAPs) in qualifying ministries approved CCAPs with fund support through Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA). Those eligible ministries include Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Industry and Handicraft, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Information.

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Exploring opportunities for climate smart investments from the private sector

Private sector mapping consultation 17Mar 2016

Phnom Penh 17th March 2016,

50 representatives of the private sector, Government ministries, NGOs and development partners participated in consultations on opportunities to increase private investment in the climate change response.

H.E. Tin Ponlok, Secretary General of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD), indicated that “private sector funds, globally, represented 60% of total climate change finance in 2014”. While public funds, and in particular support from developed countries are extremely important for Cambodia as a developing and climate vulnerable country, rapid economic growth also offers opportunities to increase the flow of private investments in climate-smart solutions. These investments do not only help address climate change impacts on the economy, they also deliver economic, social and environmental benefits and contribute to sustainable growth in Cambodia.

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Climate change is mainstreamed into investment programme and budget submission in water resources and meteorology sector for 2017

Phnom photo 2016 02 24 17 27 32Penh, 24 February 2016 at Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology; Team of Cambodia Climate Change Alliance and senior officials of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MoWRAM) organized a meeting to discuss on integration of climate change in investment programme and budget submission related to climate change in water resources and meteorology sector.

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Climate Change NewsLinks

  • The new normal: facing climate change +

    Source: Phnom Penh Post, Fri, 17 February 2017   Last year’s drought caused a nationwide crisis, with harvests ruined, forest Read More
  • Act Together to Protect Cambodia From Climate Change +

    Source: The Cambodia Daily, 4 January 2016 It’s time for us to discuss, plan and act together to protect Cambodia Read More
  • Ambitious agenda needed to fight climate change +

    Source: The Phnom Penh Post Fri, 16 September 2016 George Edgar Last December, 195 countries, including Cambodia, gathered in Paris Read More
  • 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 Read More
  • Tonnes of fish killed by heat in Kampong Thom +

    Source: Phnom Penh Post Mon, 25 April 2016​ Niem Chheng and Sen David Record-breaking temperatures and drought are wreaking havoc Read More
  • Ratanakkiri Running Out of Water Amid Worst Drought in Years +

    Source: The Camboida Daily With a severe drought choking the northeast, it’s only a matter of weeks before many residents Read More
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