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On 15th January 2013, a CCCA delegation consisting of CCCA staff and representatives from development partners including the European Union, UNDP and the Swedish Embassy visited CCCA beneficiaries in Svay Rieng Province. The "Adpatation to Climate Change through Alternative Livelihoods in Community Forest" project which is implemented by the Department of Forest and Community Forest of the Forestry Administration, is supporting local communities to adapt to climate change trough changing livelihood habits. Significant activities involve building capacity of local communities to sustainably manage community forest and providing options for adaptive prectices to enhance food security through home gardens and biodigesters. 


Media Training on Climate Change

mediatraining15 provincial reporters just completed a climate change training course, and produced over 37 radio and television articles on the subject of climate change.

The training took off on a high note with a launching ceremony attended by both the Minister of Environment, H.E. Dr. Mok Mareth and the Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith along with a key development Partner figure, the Swedish Ambassador Ms Anne Hoglund, and over 150 participants. Three months later and after a lot of paper scratching, the training course on media and climate change run by the Ministry of Information and the Ministry of Environment closed with a large number of lessons learned.


The Government Encourages People to Save Resources and Reduce Ecological Footprints

IMG 5169-1200This year’s World Environment Day is celebrated with the theme Think. Eat. Save to encourage people to reduce their ecological footprints and become more aware of the environmental impact of the food choices they make. Joining this international movement, the Ministry of Environment, under close collaboration with the City Hall, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, CCCA, NGOs and the private sector celebrated the World Environmental Day at Boeung Trabek High School in Phnom Penh. Around 1000 participants attended the event including monks, government officials, police officers, Red Cross youth, teachers, students, and the media.


Climate Change Awareness Is Raised Among Cambodian Journalists


On March 07, 2013, the Ministry of Information organized a Media Training on Climate Change under a close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and with the support from the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance. The opening ceremony was attended by approximately 120 participants including representatives from Government institutions, Development Partners, Civil Society Organizations, Academia and media. It was presided over by H.E Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister, Minister of Environment, H.E Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information and Ms. Anne Hoglund, the Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia. The aim of the workshop is to raise climate change awareness among Cambodian journalists to deeply and precisely understand of climate change terminology, the concept of causes and effects, and key mechanisms in responding to this challenged issue.


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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The CCCA is implemented by the National Council for Sustainable Development and support by these partners

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