Phnom Penh, 19 Mar 2018 – The Department of Climate Change (DCC), General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD) with support from Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) programme organized a refresher training workshop on “Grant Implementation Guidelines (GIG)” for nine ministries/organizations implementing CCCA grants. A total of 28 participants (12 female) representing nine organizations have benefitted from the course.
Mr. Julien Chevillard, CCCA Trust Fund Administrator, welcomed participants to the refresher training. He mentioned “the objective of CCCA’s grant programmes is to demonstrate innovative approaches to address climate change and help to scale up the successful ones through Government programmes and budget or through private sector financing”.
Participants have improved their knowledge on CCCA reporting requirements, financial rules, communication and visibility requirements, human resources and procurement procedures, and monitoring and evaluation.
The participants include Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Ministry of Information, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ministry of Environment, Provincial Department of Environment and CRDT.
The CCCA grant facility is divided into 3 windows – (i) for line ministries/agencies with approved Climate Change Action Plans, (ii) for central ministries/agencies for climate change finance readiness, and (iii) for research and innovation. All three windows support the implementation of the Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023.