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SEARCA participates in the concluding activity of the IDRC project on climate change adaptation

Published on 20 January 2014 KC3 News

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The IDRC-funded project titled “Building Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change in Southeast Asia” covering the Philippines, Cambodia, and Vietnam held its Final Project Workshop on 7-9 January 2014 at the Mekong View Tower, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The three-year project will conclude on 16 January 2014.

Thirty-four participants from the country research teams, local government units (LGUs), the funding agency, a non-government organization, and the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia (RUPP) attended the workshop.

In his opening message, Dr. Ngin Chanrith, Director of the Department of Development Studies of RUPP, expressed his appreciation of the diversity of participants who attended the workshop, and lauded the country project teams for their effort to collaborate and work as together as a team, which he said is evident in the outputs of the project.

Dr. Herminia Francisco, Director of the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA) recalled the beginnings of the project and the rationale behind its design, which is multi-country, interdisciplinary, and participatory action research.

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