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Climate finance for Cambodian sustainable development

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More than fifty people working in international development joined together for a roundtable discussion on climate finance for Cambodian development on 25th November 2014 in Phnom Penh

On 25th November 2014, over 50 development workers joined together in Phnom Penh, and talked about climate finance-related issues such as access to climate finance, the role of climate finance in charting a sustainable development path for Cambodia, and more importantly, how government, the donor community, project implementers and NGOs can all work together to optimize global climate change support for Cambodia.

Our sincerest thanks goes out to the members of the panel whose expertise and experience on the subject provided some real valuable insights. GERES – and we are certain – the rest of the panel would not hesitate to share further insights, in the spirit of working together for a common goal in development.

Please find below the discussion’s summary and highlights.

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“Carbon credits a tough sell”

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pppPhnom Penh Post, 26 November 2014, by Eddie Morton

“Representatives from France-based NGO the Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity (GERES) presented the results of a 10-year stovetop installation program, which ran from 2003 to 2013.

‘We were the first one to register a cooking-stove project to the voluntary carbon markets, which is a way to claim carbon credits, ‘ Mathieu Ruillet, Southeast Asia director of GERES, said during a roundtable discussion on climate finance in Phnom Penh yesterday.'”

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