Climate Change Newsletter No4, Jan-Mar 2016


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.


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).


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.


Consultation Workshop “Intended Nationally Determined Contribution Implementation Plan in Cambodia”

IMG 9149Siem Reap Province, 14-15 March 2016 - Department of Climate Change (DCC),General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD), organized a consultation workshop on Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) Implementation Plan in Cambodiaattended by approximately 40 representatives from line ministries/agencies and development partners at Angkor Paradise hotel, presided over by H.E. Tin Ponlok, Secretary General of GSSD. The workshop aims to develop road map and prioritised actions towards INDC implementation in Cambodia


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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