Garment workers request for water mist fans as rising temperatures affect health and productivity

Garment workers in Phnom Penh and Kandal, Takeo and Kampong Chhnang provinces have asked their companies to install water mist fans in the factory amid rising temperatures. ... ...

Runn Sreydeth and Phon Sothyroth

Kingdom hosts int’l forum on climate change

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) in collaboration with Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is co-hosting a four-day international forum aimed at exchanging experiences to address climate change, sustainable forestry and nature-based solutions in the Asia-Pacific region. ... ...

Nhean Chamrong

Climate Champion: Minister reveals govt’s ‘big’ ambition to help save planet

Minister of Environment Eang Sophalleth has revealed the government’s enormous ambition to contribute to mitigating climate change by expanding the carbon credit supply chain through key sectors in addition to forestry. ... ...

Ben Sokhean

Two provinces suspend rice growing due to water shortage

Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces have told farmers to suspend rice cultivation during the forthcoming dry season due to the lack of water to irrigate the rice fields. ... ...

Tith Kongnov

Hot weather, dry season looms as agriculture ministry calls for more climate-resilient crops

The temperature in Cambodia is expected to rise starting February to early May, with highs of 41 degrees Celsius, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said, urging the public, especially those in rural areas, to use water sparingly. ... ...

Seoung Nimol

Dry season temperature to hit 41 degree Celsius

The temperature during the dry season in 2024 is expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius, according to the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. ... ...

Nop Sreymao

Kingdom dedicated to fighting climate issues

A senior Ministry of Environment official has explained that although Cambodia is a low emitter of greenhouse gases, it is committed to contributing to climate change action. ... ...

Kim Sarom

Cambodia outlines climate change strategies at COP28

Minister of Environment Eang Sophalleth outlined a number of mechanisms and strategies that will support Cambodia’s contribution to the prevention and reduction of climate change impacts, as he addressed a major UN conference. ... ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Government’s effort in climate change mitigation

The Royal Government of Cambodia is working hard to prevent and mitigate climate change, especially through the promotion of lower carbon emissions. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Singaporean companies look to tap into Cambodia’s carbon market

The Cambodian Minister of Environment, Dr. Eang Sophalleth, recently held a bilateral meeting with representatives of Singaporean companies, where he presented the opening of a new chapter in carbon trade in Cambodia, specifically under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Water Resources minister calls for ‘Closer Monitoring and Stronger Action’ as Mekong water flows change

Water Resources and Meteorology Minister Thor Chetha has called for greater collective efforts to mitigate the impacts of flood and drought amid changing hydrological conditions on the Mekong River. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

World Bank says floods pose significant risk to education and healthcare in Cambodia

Seasonal flooding is the most common and frequent disaster in Cambodia. Major flooding events occur every five years and can be particularly devastating. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Clean energy key to mitigating climate change

“Clean energy is a really important part of efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change,” said Australian Ambassador to Cambodia, Justin Whyatt. “It’s a significant part of the puzzle responding to climate change.” ... ...

Bun Tharum

Cambodia launches strategic plans to combat climate crisis

Cambodia is actively addressing the pressing issue of climate change through the implementation of strategic plans and highly committed activities. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Circular environmental strategy set for launch

With the forthcoming launch of the Circular Environmental Strategy 2023-28, Cambodia demonstrates its dedication to addressing the climate change crisis. The government aspires to curtail greenhouse gas emissions, in response to the climate challenges affecting the country and the world. ... ...

Post Staff

Project to enhance the climate change resilience of smallholder farmers kicks off in Cambodia

A new project aimed at enhancing the climate change resilience of smallholder farmers and local communities by increasing their access to growing premium market segments was launched in Cambodia on 27 October 2023. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Summit tackles climate change-related issues

Hundreds of stakeholders gathered in Siem Reap for the Cambodia Climate Change Summit 2023 (CCCS), with officials announcing the imminent launch of a new environmental strategy to address climate change-related challenges. ... ...

Kiripost staff writers

World Bank report explores path to climate-resilient economy

The World Bank has launched the Cambodia Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR), which provides critical insights into the Kingdom's response to climate change and its impact on development goals. ... ...

Seng Mengheng

FAO launch PEARL agriculture initiative

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has announced a partnership with Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Environment to launch the Public-Social-Private Partnerships for Ecologically-Sound Agriculture and Resilient Livelihood in Northern Tonle Sap Basin (PEARL). ... ...

Post Staff

Climate change driving rise in natural disasters: NCDM

Over 100 people have been killed, 250 injured and 10,000 homes damaged by strong winds, lightning and fires across Cambodia in the first nine months of the year, according to a report from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM). ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development join forces to improve rural sanitation and health

In a joint effort to address critical challenges faced by rural communities in Cambodia, UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development have pledged to work together to combat climate change, improve rural sanitation, and enhance health services. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

MRC advances fund for climate-hit residents

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) took an important step towards creating a fund to aid residents most affected by climate change, combined with water infrastructure development, at the 56th meeting of the MRC joint committee in the Laotian capital Vientiane, on September 27. ... ...

Ry Sochan

Ministry issues water conservation warning

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has urged farmers in rural and remote areas to use water cautiously as this year’s rainy season is expected to end earlier and bring less rainfall. ... ...

Chea Sokny

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