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On 03 November 2016, Mr. Bin Chhom, Vice Director of University of Battambang was invited to open a workshop on “Awareness Raising Workshop on Climate Change in Cambodia” under the presence of His Excellency Choup Paris, Deputy General Secretary of the National Council for Sustainable Development. The aim of this workshop was to share knowledge and raise awareness to students and lecturers with these three main points:
– Cause and Effect of climate change
– Responding to national and international on climate change
– The implementation of the calculation on the emission of carbon dioxide
Source: University of Battambang | 03 November 2016


Government officials gathered for the three-day workshop on effective ways to incorporate climate change into their national and sub-national budgets for 2017. UNITAR
As Cambodia continues its battle against raging thunderstorms and stifling droughts, officials from a variety of ministries attended a three-day workshop last week on how to incorporate the wide-ranging effects of climate change into the national and provincial budgeting process.

Read more: UN Helps Ministries Budget for Climate Change


A farmer works in a parched rice paddy in Kampong Speu province’s Kong Pisei district during a drought in 2012. Heng Chivoan

Climate change is threatening the Cambodian rice industry, and it is marginalised communities that will be worst affected unless the government takes action, according to a new study.

The study’s authors, Sokuntheavy Hong and Jun Furuya, took historical climatic, socioeconomic and rice-yield data as their benchmark, and used economic and climate forecasts to estimate future rice crops and prices through 2030.

Read more: Climate change could cause rice prices to nearly double by 2030: study


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