Press Release: Launching a Call for Proposals on Research and Innovation Grants Responding to Climate Change

IMG 2822 1Phnom Penh, 15 September 2015, The General Secretariat for Sustainable Development (GSSD), hosted by the Ministry of Environment​ launched a Call for Proposals on Research and Innovation Grants in support of the national climate change priorities, with support from the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance programme (CCCA). Seven to ten grants are expected to be awarded, with an individual amount between USD 50,000 and USD 100,000. The workshop was attended by over 120 participants, from Government, academia and NGOs (Summary Q&A is inside).

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A Training of Trainers links Climate Policy and Public Finance in Cambodia

ToT CC and Public policyPHNOM PENH, 25 August 2015: A Training of Trainers on Climate Policy and Public Finance was launched in Economics and Finance Institute (EFI) of the Ministry of Economics and Finance (MEF) today, focusing on the development impacts of climate change and how the climate change response can be integrated in Government planning and budgets. This is the first ever learning event jointly organized by EFI and UNITAR, in partnership with the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance and with financial support from the United Nations Development Programme and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

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Technical Meeting on Climate Change Glossary

Glossary29Jul20151Preah Sihanouk – A number of climate change​ ​experts and technical officials, including Ministry of Environment officials​ from the General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD-GS), Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) programme and Strategic Progamme for Climate Resilience (SPCR), are meeting this week in Preah Sihanouk province, from the 29 to 31 July, to review and finalize the Climate Change Glossary.

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Ministry of Environment and CDC/CRDB Cooperate to improve Cambodia’s Tracking and Mobilization of International Climate Finance

Seminar with CDC on Int climate financePHNOM PENH, 23 March 2015: The Ministry of Environment (MoE) and Council for the Development of Cambodia/Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board (CDC/CRDB) discussed cooperation to improve Cambodia’s Tracking and Mobilization of the International Climate Finance.

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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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