Cambodia to climb climate change readiness ladder

Although many attempts are being made to track impacts of different climate change actions at a project level, mapping these effects at the national level will be much more complex. Cambodia is one of several countries that are developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks that can track multiple layers of information at the national, sub-national and sectoral levels.

Cambodia is one of the least developed countries, and is among the most vulnerable to climate change, particularly to floods, droughts and tropical storms. Most Cambodians depend on agriculture but lack the infrastructure and information they need to cope with extreme events.

To overcome these challenges, the government is investing in ways to adapt diverse sectors to the changing climate. In recent years it has mobilised US$200 million with support from development partners and multilateral banks to improve roads and irrigation, and build flood resilient infrastructure.

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