Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023 (CCCSP 2014-2023)_EN

  • Date of publication: November 2013
  • Author: RGC
  • Language: English
  • Type: Document
  • Page: 62

Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023 (CCCSP 2014-2023)

The Royal Government of Cambodia officially launched the first-ever, Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023 in November 2013.The CCCSP captures the main strategic objectives and directions for a climate-smart development of Cambodia in the next 10 years. It builds synergies with existing government policies to ensure a strategic cohesion to address a wide range of climate change issues linked to adaptation, GHG mitigation, and low-carbon development.

The CCCSP covers 8 strategic objectives, as follows:

  1. Promote climate resilience through improving food, water and energy security,
  2. Reduce vulnerability of sectors, regions, gender and health to climate change impacts,
  3. Ensure climate resilience of critical ecosystems (Tonle Sap Lake, Mekong River, coastal ecosystems, highlands etc.), biodiversity, protected areas and cultural heritage sites,
  4. Promote low-carbon planning and technologies to support sustainable development of the country,
  5. Improve capacities, knowledge and awareness for climate change responses,
  6. Promote adaptive social protection and participatory approaches in reducing loss and damage,
  7. Strengthen institutions and coordination frameworks for national climate change responses and
  8. Strengthen collaboration and active participation in regional and global climate change processes

Tag(s): Climate Change , Policies and Plans