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Climate Change, Cambodia and Canals: Learn How Communities in Kampong Thom are Persevering in the Face of Drought and Flooding

Historically, the devastation from flooding and drought has been sporadic. For example, in 1984, flooding destroyed approximately 400,000 hectares of land in Cambodia. Meanwhile, in 2002, land…  


Helping Communities Find a Balance: Canal Project is Promoting Economic Growth and Sustainable Agricultural Development

Communities in Kampong Thom province are on the frontlines in the battle against the climate crisis. Despite social and economic growth in this region of Cambodia, erratic drought and flooding have…  


Knowledge is Power in Rural Cambodia: Here’s How an Agricultural Program is Changing Lives in Siem Reap Province

Education is a fundamental component to alleviating poverty. In rural communities throughout Siem Reap province, an ongoing educational program is empowering Cambodians and improving livelihoods.…  


Resilient animal raising does matter

Amid loud clucks and quacks, Ms. Sun Pon happily feeds her chickens and ducks. Poised with a grin reaching from ear-to-ear, the 53-year-old widow rises each morning to tend the coop behind her home in…  


Resilient Agricultural Techniques Revitalises Hope

On a bright and fresh morning, farmer Chot Vith and her husband work together in their backyard garden. Her daughter and son busy themselves by running around the vegetable garden, full of flourishing…  


Rehabilitated Canals in Kampong Thom Help Mitigate Effects of Climate Change

On a very sunny day in Pren village, Prey Kuy commune, Kampong Thom, Mr. Choen Sokhon walks along a rehabilitated canal. The canal covers more than two kilometers, lying in the heart of approximately…  


Kampong Thom: Rehabilitated Canals Doubles Crop Yield and Increases Household Income

Water plays a critical role in the agricultural sector, particularly rice cultivation, making reliable water a necessity for Cambodian farmers. The need for water is very much obvious for those whose…  


Community Financing Programme is Helping Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

A new financial savings group in Chea Sman village, Prasat Bakang district, is encouraging farmers to save money, invest in climate mitigation agricultural tactics, and increase their capital. The…  


The GEF Small Grants Programme: Call for Proposals

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides non-governmental and community-based organizations (NGOs/CBOs) in developing countries with grants to enable them to tackle…  


Stories From a Climate Change Hero: Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Cambodia

“We’re going out to the provinces of Takeo, Kampong Cham and Kandal today to go check on the stations,” Mr. Hon said. A crucial part of his role, Mr. Hon and his team at the Department of Meteorology…  

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