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Cambodia

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Phnom Penh, its capital, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum's historical and archaeological exhibits. In the country's northwest are the ruins of Angkor Wat, a massive stone temple complex built during the Khmer Empire.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Phnom Penh

Population (2015)

16,486,542

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$1,157.8

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

1.107 tons

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National Focal Points

H.E. Mr. Samal Say

MINISTER

Ministry of Environment

Mr. Thy Sum

DIRECTOR

General Secretariat of National Council for Sustainable Development

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Promoting and improving the adaptive capacity of communities, especially through community based adaptation actions, and restoring the natural ecology system to respond to climate change;

2) Implementing management measures for protected areas to adapt to climate change;

3) Strengthening early warning systems and climate information dissemination;

4) Developing and rehabilitating the flood protection dykes for agricultural and urban development + 6 other highlighted priorities.

Reduce GHG emissions by 27% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy industries, manufacturing industries, transport, and other.

Adaptation: Priority Actions:

1) Promoting and improving the adaptive capacity of communities, especially through community based adaptation actions, and restoring the natural ecology system to respond to climate change;

2) Implementing management measures for protected areas to adapt to climate change;

3) Strengthening early warning systems and climate information dissemination;

4) Developing and rehabilitating the flood protection dykes for agricultural and urban development + 6 other highlighted priorities.

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