The European Union provides over 6 million USD to tackle climate change in the Mekong

detailspage-EU-signingThe European Union (EU) recently committed over USD 6 million to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to address climate change challenges in the Mekong region. The funding is part of the Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCCA), an initative of the EU to strengthen dialogue and cooperation with the nations most affected by climate change. For further information please visit MRC website:
 

Bio-digesters and Vegetable Home Gardens Change Rural Livelihood in Svay Rieng

29. The CCCA beneficiary family that use bio-digester waste as organic fertilizer to grow morn

On 15th January 2013, a delegation of Cambodia Climate Change Alliance programme, which consisted of CCCA staff and representatives from development partners including representatives of the European Union, UNDP and the Embassy of Sweden visited CCCA beneficiaries in Svay Rieng Province. In this province, one of the CCCA projects under the 1st call for proposal titled “Adaptation to Climate Change Through Alternative Livelihoods in Community Forestry” which is implemented by the Department of Forest and Community Forest of the Forestry Administration, is supporting local communities to adapt to climate change.

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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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Cambodia Climate Change Alliance Stakeholder Retreat

CCCA Stakeholder RetreatThe Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) Retreat took place between the 31st May and the 2nd June 2012 in Kampot. The aim of the retreat was to engage key partners in taking stock of the current public expenditure on climate change; exploring different approaches to climate change mainstreaming into national and sector development plans; and technical consultations on strategic climate change coordination. Read on for a summary of key issues and recommendations highlighted in proceedings of thematic areas covered during the CCCA retreat.

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