France gives $91 million for agriculture, climate fight

The French government, through the French Development Agency (AFD), has provided two credit agreements worth €75 million ($91 million) to Cambodia to support sustainable agricultural and rural development, as well as climate change fight in Cambodia. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/france-gives-91-million-agriculture-climate-fight

Kingdom receives $97M investment for inter-provincial irrigation project

Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth said the government welcomed investments worth €80 million ($97 million) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project (IAIP) in Cambodia.​ ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-receives-97m-investment-inter-provincial-irrigation-project

Kingdom chips in to climate fight

Prime Minister Hun Sen said although Cambodia has significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions compared to many other nations at the global level, the country remains highly committed to addressing the climate issue while working within the limits of its resources and capacities. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-chips-climate-fight

Health ministry issues warning as cold front take aim on Cambodia

The Ministry of Health is warning the public to be ready for a cold front and protect their health as the temperature drops. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-issues-warning-cold-front-take-aim-cambodia

Ministry reports progress in climate change fight

The Ministry of Environment yesterday warned that climate change is seriously affecting the lives of Cambodians through increasing natural disasters like floods, which impact the economy, society and security. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779262/ministry-reports-progress-in-climate-change-fight/

Cambodia firmly committed to contribute to addressing climate change, says Premier

Prime Minister Hun Sen has firmly reiterated the Kingdom’s commitment to contribute to global efforts in dealing with climate change issue.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771214/cambodia-firmly-committed-to-contribute-to-addressing-climate-change-says-premier/

Flash floods hit multiple provinces

Torrential rain has caused flooding across several provinces, with authorities announcing an emergency, temporarily banning travel as water levels continue to rise. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765184/flash-floods-hit-multiple-provinces/

The fight against devastating climate change on farming

The effects of climate change have had a devastating effect on the Cambodian economy, especially the agriculture sector, costing the country millions of dollars in losses. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754874/the-fight-against-devastating-climate-change-on-farming/

MRC sees ‘very critical situation’ in Tonle Sap as flow reversal still delayed

In a weekly situation report, the MRC said low inflows from the Mekong and low rainfall in the Tonle Sap’s upper-catchment areas had “resulted in a very critical situation” for the lake. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751837/mrc-sees-very-critical-situation-in-tonle-sap-as-flow-reversal-still-delayed/

Residents suffer as Stung Sen River runs dry

Residents and authorities in Kampong Thom province’s Kampong Svay district yesterday expressed deep concern over the persistence of severe drought in the Stung Sen River. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722392/residents-suffer-as-stung-sen-river-runs-dry/

Sweden, UNDP contribute toward a greener Cambodia

The Swedish government and United Nation Develo- pment Programme yesterday co-signed a new contribution agreement of $3.34 million to support Cambodia Climate Change Alliance’s Phase 3 initiative from 2020 to 2022.   ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716389/sweden-undp-contribute-toward-a-greener-cambodia/

US promises aid for Kingdom’s looming water, climate crises

US Ambassador Patrick Murphy said the US was committed to helping the Kingdom address its water and climate issues, as well as attract better foreign investments. Murphy’s remarks came as he met with Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor and Minister of ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-promises-aid-kingdoms-looming-water-climate-crises

Say Samal supports climate change action

Environment Minister Say Samal has called on developed countries to increase funding to tackle climate change issues faced by Cambodia and the world. Mr Samal made the call on Wednesday at the 25th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50669853/say-samal-supports-climate-change-action/

MRC warns of drought from now until January

The Mekong River Commission yesterday warned that severe to extreme drought is expected to hit countries in the lower Mekong basin from now until January, putting crop production at risk and causing water shortages. An MRC preliminary analysis noted that Cambodia and Thailand will be ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661331/mrc-warns-of-drought-from-now-until-january/

Climate change to delay Kingdom’s ascent to middle-income economy

Climate change will slow down Cambodia’s economic growth progressively over the next decades and delay the country’s graduation to middle-income economy by one year, recent government reports show. The ministries of Economy and Finance and Environment on Friday launched two research papers: ‘Addressing Climate Change Impacts ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50648301/climate-change-to-delay-kingdoms-ascent-to-middle-income-economy/

Cambodia's lifeline threatened as Mekong recedes to historic low

As world leaders meet in New York from Monday to discuss the global challenge of climate change, thousands of kilometres away people in Cambodia are grappling with dramatic changes to the country’s ecosystem, including the lowest water levels in the crucially-important Mekong River ever recorded. The United Nations ...

Andrew Nachemson
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/cambodia-lifeline-threatened-mekong-recedes-historic-190920072518567.html

Ministry to pilot school climate change project

The Ministry of Environment has proposed a model project to be implemented in urban schools to mitigate the impact of climate change. The pilot scheme will involve five target schools in the capital, including Preah Sisowath High School, Chaktomuk Primary School, Samdech Hun Sen Prey ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-pilot-school-climate-change-project

Seven provinces hit by drought, ministry uses pumps to save crops

Some 39,966ha of paddy fields across seven provinces have been hit by drought, with the Ministry of Water Resources and authorities using pumps to save crops in areas near sources of water. Officials said the drought in these areas could continue for more than another month. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/seven-provinces-hit-drought-ministry-uses-pumps-save-crops

Deforestation warming Cambodia, activists say

As the impacts of climate change become more apparent worldwide, members of the public are connecting more weather events to the phenomenon. In March and April, for example, extreme heat baked mainland Southeast Asia. On April 20, Vietnam set an all-time observed record high temperature, 43 ...

Michael Tatarski
https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/06/article/deforestation-warming-cambodia-activists-say/

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