Cambodia urges Asean Plus Three to focus on 4 priority areas

Four priority areas of cooperation, namely public health security, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) capacity building, climate-change resilient agricultural production, and sustainable energy have been emphasised by Cambodia’s top diplomat.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908905/cambodia-urges-asean-plus-three-to-focus-on-4-priority-areas/

Enhancing early warning systems in Cambodia for climate change

Weather and climate conditions over the Indochina Peninsula, including Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), make it one of the most vulnerable regions on the planet. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907961/enhancing-early-warning-systems-in-cambodia-for-climate-change/

Cambodians divided on climate

Cambodians are divided on the cause of climate change but 84 per cent of people believe climate change is happening, a report released by the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) revealed. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodians-divided-climate

Climate change sees decline in fish and agricultural produce

The Environment Ministry said yesterday that about 79% of Cambodians have been affected by climate change, which has resulted in declining fish and agricultural produce. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901975/climate-change-sees-decline-in-fish-and-agricultural-produce/

Building climate-resilient health systems in Cambodia

The impacts of climate change in Cambodia are increasingly posing risks to people’s health, while straining the country’s health system. Since 2019, the country has been piloting a project to help increase the resilience and capacity of its health systems to respond to these climate-sensitive ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898868/building-climate-resilient-health-systems-in-cambodia/

ADB climate scheme benefits Kingdom

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that their six-year pioneering regional technical assistance initiative has helped reduce the threat posed by climate change to public health in Cambodia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/adb-climate-scheme-benefits-kingdom

Kampot assists drought-hit rice farmers with emergency water

Kampot provincial authorities have assisted 204 families by pumping water to them to rescue their rice fields in five villages covering 195ha as they are facing water shortages due to a drought in Kampong Trach district. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-assists-drought-hit-rice-farmers-emergency-water

Low water levels for Tonle Sap Lake hurt ecology and economy

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) said low dry season river flows has caused a decrease in water levels in the Tonle Sap Lake, and called on all Mekong countries to improve river management.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/low-water-levels-tonle-sap-lake-hurt-ecology-and-economy

UK's Raab in Phnom Penh to discuss ties, climate change

Dominic Raab, the UK’s Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, is visiting Cambodia today to forge deeper bilateral relations and promote cooperation in addressing global challenges. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/uks-raab-phnom-penh-discuss-ties-climate-change

Heavy rainfall sees Mekong levels rise

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has recorded river levels increasing by 0.65m between Stung Treng and Prey Veng’s Neak Loeung over the last seven days and forecast an additional rise this week of 0.60m due to torrential rain. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-rainfall-sees-mekong-levels-rise

Tonle Sap fish catch declines due to nature and human harm

The Tonle Sap, which contributed over half the fish produced in Cambodia, is now faced with a serious threat in fish catch due to loss of flooded forest, climate change, upstream dams and illegal fishing activities. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50865777/tonle-sap-fish-catch-declines-due-to-nature-and-human-harm/

WWF Cambodia, ministry set to celebrate Earth Hour on Mar 27

The Ministry of Environment and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) will this year take to social media to celebrate Earth Hour under the theme “Love Nature”.  Environment ministry spokesperson Neth Pheaktra said the ministry would not hold a public gathering to celebrate the event ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wwf-cambodia-ministry-set-celebrate-earth-hour-mar-27

Japanese gov’t helps fund Mekong forecasting system

The Japanese government granted $2.9 million to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to help implement its strategic plan to promote responsible development in the region. ...

Syed Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50819129/japanese-govt-helps-fund-mekong-forecasting-system/

Concern over pollution as Yeak Loum Lake’s water changes colour

The water in Yeak Loum Lake, a main northeastern tourism site in Ratanakiri province, has changed its colour. . ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816841/concern-over-pollution-as-yeak-loum-lakes-water-changes-colour/

Kingdom vows to reduce emissions

Cambodia is focusing mainly on reducing greenhouse gas emissions to meet the country’s goal of reducing its emissions by 21 million tonnes per year in order to combat climate change, according to Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-vows-reduce-emissions

Tonle Sap fishermen claim a decline in fishing yield due to environmental factors

Some fishermen living in core areas of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve in Kampong Thom province claim that fishing yields have been declining over the last three years due to low water levels in the wet season, forest fires in the dry season and climate ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810402/tonle-sap-fishermen-claim-a-decline-in-fishing-yield-due-to-environmental-factors/

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

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