CCBAP Case Study Report20 Sep 2013
The objective of the case study report is to show two successful examples of community based adaptation project of the Small Grants Programme in Cambodia. They demonstrate good practices and lessons learnt on the measures that were taken to enhance community resilience to climate risks such floods and droughts in Cambodia.
The first case shows clear evidences for community based adaptation to droughts through constructing water harvesting structure (spillway) to keep the water for irrigation, introducing new resilient seed variety, and changing in cropping calendar for improving farming activities. The second case revealed that the target communities has improved adaptation to floods through rehabilitating canals that have two strategic functions as drainage canal and irrigation canal.