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Using participatory role-playing tools to model the climate vulnerabilities of local farmers and develop climate-resilient agriculture solutions.

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Farmers from Bampong Pchoek village modelling their current agricultural system using the tool developed by GERES.

GERES is currently providing technical support on climate-resilient agriculture to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) in order to increase resilience to climate change for farmers in rural Cambodia. During this 3 year project, funded by the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), GERES team will work with farmers from 35 villages in Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Cham, and Kandal province. Continue reading

Cambodian Youth and Coffee and talks on Climate Change

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photo screen grabbed from Politikoffee’s Facebook page

On June 13th, a group of young Cambodians sat wide-eyed listening to a presentation that opened their mind to that phenomenon that EVERYBODY in the world is talking about – climate change.

More than 20 members of Politikoffee, a youth organization that meet up once a week – over coffee (and not alcohol as is common among many Cambodian youth!) – to discuss and debate on pertinent political issues affecting Cambodian society, gathered and diverged for once from their usual politics talks, and talked about the earth’s climate and how its warming is affecting – and could further affect – humanity.

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Invitation to a Roundtable Discussion on Climate Finance

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for the blogAlong with the global recognition of the dire consequences of climate change came the availability of climate funds to support adaptation, mitigation and forest conservation measures in vulnerable developing countries.

Identified as one of the particularly vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change, Cambodia currently benefits from global climate finance.

To shed light to some of the questions surrounding climate finance, GERES will be holding a Roundtable Discussion on Climate Finance for Development on 25th November 2014, 15.00-16.00HH, at The Quay Boutique Hotel along Sisowath Quay.

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