Digital platform for sustainable charcoal production in the works
An innovative digital platform for the government is being developed to promote the sustainable production and consumption of charcoal. It’s the work of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which partnered with the Group for Environment, Renewable Energies and Solidarity (Geres), the Regional Community Forestry ...
ADB Says Hydropower Growth Won’t Match Need for Oil, Coal
Cambodia’s reliance on imported fossil fuels to meet its energy needs is set to increase in the coming years, despite the raft of hydropower projects planned by the government, according to new data from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Using baseline figures from the Institute ...
Charcoal prices rise in urban areas
Deforestation and Cambodia’s strong economic growth have resulted in an increase in the price of charcoal, an energy source the poor are dependent on, charcoal vendors say. The price of charcoal in Phnom Penh had increased at least 200 riel ($0.05) a kilogram compared to 2012, charcoal ...