Cambodian Officials Attend PPCR Pilot Countries Meeting in Manila

A Cambodian delegation led by Secretary of State for the Environment H.E. Sabu Ozano has been attending the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) Pilot Countries Meeting at the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila, the Philippines from May 21 to 24, 2018.

According to the Ministry of Environment's news release, members of the Cambodian delegation include concerned officials from the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Economy and Finance.

The meeting, which attracted delegates from 28 countries of PPCR, climate change experts, researchers, etc., is aimed to share experience and give report on the progress in carrying out the PPCR.

Cambodia is one of the countries selected worldwide for the PPCR, which aims to demonstrate ways in integrating climate risk and resilience into development planning.

With support from ADB and the World Bank Group, the Government of Cambodia prepared the Strategic Programme for Climate Resilience (SPCR), comprising seven investment projects and an overarching technical assistance (TA) project. The resource envelope for SPCR is US$555 million including US$91 million from PPCR and US$464 million in co-financing from ADB and other development partners. The PPCR sub-committee endorsed SPCR in June 2011.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press