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  • The CEDEP II cassava
    Apr 19, 2014

    This component seeks to increase the quality of Cambodia’s cassava production, to improve processing and transformation techniques, to raise the standards of Cambodia’s cassava exporters and their products to meet existing and new market requirements.

Finance Development Sustainably

  • Partnerships for Development Results
    Oct 19, 2017

    Partnerships for Development results works to promote the Royal Government of Cambodia’s (RGC) development finance management capacities and partnership practices in order to achieve improved development results.

Building Resilience

  • Mine Action for Human Development (CfRIII-MAfHD)
    Jun 19, 2013

    UNDP works with the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) to promote greater efficiency, accountability and ensuring that clearance resources support development priorities.

  • Forest Carbon Partnership Facility REDD+ Readiness Project
    Jan 23, 2014

    The project aims to assist Cambodia in tackling forest degradation and deforestation, and promote forest conservation through offering results-based payments as financial incentives for reduction of verifiable carbon emission.

  • Jul 9, 2015

    The 4-year project (2015-2019) is implemented by Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Collaborative Management for Watershed and Ecosystem Service Protection and Rehabilitation
    Jan 23, 2018

    The project is designed to reduce pressures on upland watershed areas from competing land uses by demonstrating collaborative management and rehabilitation of agriculture lands and forest areas through promoting a sustainable land management and stabilizing watershed catchment functions in a priority degraded area, Upper Prek Thnot watershed in Kampong Speu Province.

  • Strengthening Resilient Livelihood
    Jan 23, 2018

    The project, Reducing the Vulnerability of Cambodian Rural Livelihoods through Enhanced Sub-National Climate Change Planning and Execution of Priority Actions, aims to improve sub-national administration systems affecting investments in rural livelihoods through climate sensitive planning, budgeting and execution.

  • Environmental Governance Reform for Sustainable Development
    Feb 1, 2018

    This project is to assist the Royal Government of Cambodia to implement environmental governance reform in order to create an enabling policy and legal environment for conserving and protecting environmental resources at risk and for achieving sustainable development for Cambodia.

  • Capacity Building in Knowledge Management for Rio Conventions
    Jan 20, 2015

    The goal of this project is to improve the implementation of three Rio Conventions, i.e. UNFCCC, UNCBD and UNCCD, in Cambodia through the development of national capacities to better coordinate and generate information related to the implementation of these Conventions.

  • Forest Carbon Partnership Facility REDD+ Readiness Project Ⅱ
    Jul 1, 2017

    Building upon the earlier REDD+ readiness efforts, the main goal of the FCPF II project is to prepare Cambodia for implementation of REDD+ under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Foster Voice and Participation

  • Association of Councils Enhanced Services
    Aug 6, 2013

    Recognizing the potential of the associations of local councilors, the Associations of Councils Enhanced Services project (ACES, 2012-2017) was established, with funding support from EU and UNDP. It aims at turning the Associations of Sub-National Administration Councils (ASAC) into an effective representative of local voices for democratic development. ACES builds on the previous EU-UNDP funded project, Democratic and Decentralized Local Governance (DDLG, 2006-2011), which enabled the establishment and the development of the first local government association, the National League of Commune and Sangkat Councils (NLC/S), in Cambodia.

  • Partnership for Gender Equity Phase III
    Jul 18, 2013

    The project is built on the achievements made in the previous phases to ensure that the gender-sensitive policies and plans for Millennium Development Goal acceleration are actually implemented and make an impact on the status, rights and choices of the Cambodian women.

  • Multimedia Initiative for Youth Phase II
    Jan 7, 2018

    The Multi-Media Initiative for Youth Project (KLAHAN9) (Nov 2014- Dec 2018) aims to achieve that urban and rural youth (aged 15-30), and especially young women, who are in unemployment or in vulnerable employment have the knowledge, soft skills and the confidence to identify suitable jobs.

Poverty Reduction

  • Clearing for Results Phase II

    The Clearing for Results-Phase II project intends to bring the national body, the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), to a higher level. It supports the CMAA’s leadership in implementing the National Mine Action Strategy (NMAS), resulting in resources being allocated to national and local development priorities. The resources will also be used in the enactment of policy frameworks that support increased levels of land released to communities for rural development thereby improving access to economic opportunities and growth.

  • Linking Policy and Practice for Accelerating MDG1

    The Linking Policy and Practice for Accelerating MDG1 (LPP) project aims to support policy dialogue on key priorities of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Rectangular Strategy and National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP). The project will provide evidence-based policy options for inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth; support human capital development and institutional capacity development in selected sectors such as extractive industries and social protection; and the scaling up of effective anti-poverty practice.

  • Monitoring Support Programme to the National Strategic Development Plan

    The National Strategic Development Plan/Cambodia Millennium Development Goals (NSDP/CMDG) Monitoring Support Programme (NMSP) aims to support the institutional development at national and sub-national levels to develop and use analytical tools in support of decision-making and acceleration in the attainment of national development targets and the CMDGs. The programme is aligned with the Ministry of Planning Strategic Plan (MPSP) to help address key challenges and improve institutional coordination for achieving NSDP/CMDG targets.

Democratic Governance

  • Partnership for Gender Equity Phase III

    The project is built on the achievements made in the previous phases to ensure that the gender-sensitive policies and plans for Millennium Development Goal acceleration are actually implemented and make an impact on the status, rights and choices of the Cambodian women.

  • Strengthening Democracy Programme

    The project works towards promoting increased participation in democratic decision making as well as supporting national and sub-national institutions to be more accountable and responsive to the needs and rights of all people in Cambodia.

  • “ACES - Association of Councils Enhanced Services Project” is designed to turn the local council association (LCA) – the offspring of National League of Communes/Sangkats – into an effective network and representative in advocating for the common interests of the local councils and citizens. The project endeavors for the League to make a qualitative leap forward, building on the achievements of an EU-UNDP supported programme, the Democratic and Decentralised Local Governance in 2006-2011.

  • Partnerships for Development results works to promote the Royal Government of Cambodia’s (RGC) aid management capacities and partnership practices in order to achieve improved development results and the Cambodian Millennium Development Goals (CMDGs). The programme supports the government in revising its aid management policy, in ensuring sector results by aligning national and external resources with government sector/budget strategies and in using national systems for programming, planning, monitoring and evaluation, coordination and resource mobilization in a number of key sectors.

  • Disability Rights Initiative Cambodia

    The long term goal of the Disability Rights Initiative-Cambodia (DRIC) Programme is the “improved quality of life for persons with disabilities” in Cambodia. Achievement of the end-of-programme outcome, “persons with disabilities have increased opportunities for participation in social, economic, cultural and political life through effective implementation of the National Disability Strategic Plan (NDSP)”, will contribute to improve quality of life for persons with disabilities.

Environment and Energy

  • Cambodia Climate Change Alliance

    The Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) is a comprehensive and innovative approach to address climate change in Cambodia. It includes a unified engagement point for development partners and a multi-donor financing facility to provide resources for climate change capacity building and implementation at national and local level. The CCCA is anchored in the government’s National Climate Change Committee (NCCC), which is the mandated government coordinating and policy support entity for all aspects of climate change.

  • Cambodia Community Based Adaptation Programme

    The purpose of the Cambodia Community Based Adaptation Programme (CCBAP) is to reduce vulnerability and increase adaptive capacity of the targeted communities to manage the additional risks of climate change. It aims to reduce the vulnerability of Cambodia’s agricultural sector to climate induced changes in water resources availability.

  • Promoting Climate Resilient Water Management and Agricultural Practices in Rural Cambodia

    The aim of the project is to make Cambodia’s agricultural sector less vulnerable to changes in the availability of water resources resulting from climate change. It will also contribute to the broader goal of enhancing adaptive capacity to prevent food insecurity in Cambodia induced by climate change. The project will work to increase awareness of climate change, demonstrate climate resilient practices in agriculture and water resource management and integrate responses into provincial, district and commune development plans. The project is the first designed to respond to the priorities identified in Cambodia’s National Adaptation Programme of Action to Climate Change (NAPA).

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    The project aims to strengthen sustainable forest management (SFM) through integrating community-based SFM for Community Forests (CFs) and Community Protected Areas (CPAs) into policy, planning, and implementation. It aims to create increased production of improved wood stoves and markets for sustainable bio-energy technologies which reduce CO2 emissions.

  • Cambodia UN-REDD National Programme

    The programme aims to enable Cambodia to be ready for REDD+ implementation, including development of necessary institutions, policies and capacity. It would help Cambodia to recognize biodiversity conservation co-benefit and to achieve its national target of maintain 60% forest cover, which is a key indicator for the Cambodia Millennium Development Goal 7. It would also align with the National Forest Programme which aims to develop and manage forests to ensure the sustainable benefits for improving livelihoods, environmental services and overall economic development.

  • The project aims to assist Cambodia in tackling forest degradation and deforestation, and promote forest conservation through offering results-based payments as financial incentives for reduction of verifiable carbon emission.

  • Scaling-up Climate Change in Sub-national Planning and Budgeting

    The project is building upon the successful interventions of integrating climate change adaptation into local planning which have been promoted by the three ongoing projects under UNDP: 1. Promoting Climate Resilient Water Management and Agricultural Practices; 2. Cambodia Community Based Adaptation Programme; and 3. Local Governance and Climate Change. Good practices such as promoting vulnerable household participation in local development planning process, scaling-up climate change planning tools (i.e. vulnerability reduction assessment), adoption of resilient agriculture techniques, and promoting roles of different service providers in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction will be promoted. In addition, the project will enhance the government’s initiative to develop climate change mainstreaming guideline into sub-national planning. The guideline will contribute to government efforts on climate change financing at the sub-national levels.

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