Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Rayong Province Development Master Plan & Revision of Thai Draft SEA guidelines Host agency: Thai National Economic and Social Development [...]
Implementing innovative approaches for water governance Donor: Asian Development Bank (ADB) | Duration: 2018-2019 | Location: Mongolia About: Mongolia is a vast landlocked country, [...]
Strengthening Early Warning, Resilient Agriculture and Rural Development Donor/Partner: Funded by the Government of Canada and administered by the Asian Development Bank | [...]
Geohazard risk management and resilient road asset management in Nepal Donor/Partner: World Bank | Duration: 2018-2019 | Location: Nepal About: In many [...]
Development of the Ayeyarwady Decision Support System and Basin Master Plan Donor: World Bank (WB) | Duration: 2018-2020 | Location: Myanmar [...]
This poster was displayed at the 2017 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy that took place in Yangon, Myanmar in October 2017. [...]
In 2013, with the support of GGGI, the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) approved a National Policy and Strategic Plan for Green Growth for the period 2013-2030. This plan aims to turn Cambodia into a green economy through the more effective use of natural resources, wider promotion of environmental sustainability, creating opportunities for green jobs and the adoption of green technologies, improving access to green finance and encouraging green investment.
About: Action to tackle climate change in Cambodia is crucial. Cambodia will be a hotspot for climate change in the region. Average maximum daily temperatures in the wet season are projected to increase from between 1.7 to 5.3°C. Average dry season temperatures will also increase with a range of between 1.5 to 3.5°C. Trends in precipitation are also expected to change over the coming decades. Seasonal variability in rainfall patterns will grow, resulting in wetter wet seasons and drier dry seasons.
About: The Mekong Basin with its complex monsoon climate is highly exposed to climate change. Average annual temperatures are expected to increase by 3-5°C by mid-century with average wet season precipitation increasing by 3-14% (USAID, 2013). For the floodplain areas of Cambodia and Viet Nam, increases in wet precipitation will be coupled with increased peak daily precipitation events and drier dry seasons, compounding water availability issues by making wet seasons wetter and dry seasons drier (USAID, 2013).