REDD+ Gender Group were invited by National Television of Cambodia to be guest speakers on Gender and REDD+ on June 22, 2015.
The training and joint working session will make an important contribution to the development of a GIS spatial analysis tool to support REDD+ planning, which is being produced through collaboration between the Cambodia REDD+ National Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).
Participants had the opportunity to review the second draft of National REDD+ Strategy. They had the Gender Checklist while they reviewed the draft NRS. Every two chapters in the NRS were divided for each group discussion.
The 2nd Consultation Workshop on Concept of Gender and REDD+ was organized on May 11-13, Siem Reap Province. The trainees were mainly members of REDD+ Consultation Group including Officials from five provincial Forestry Administrations participated in the workshop.
Participants were divided into five groups to discuss and provide inputs on the scope and scale of REDD+ implementation, the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, and policies and measures (PAM) to implement REDD+ activities.
Ms. Vong Sophana, Deputy Director General of the Forest Administration highlighted that the Royal Government of Cambodia strongly supports the development and implementation of REDD+ as an option to mitigate the impacts of climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the forestry sector, contribute to socio-economic development which result in poverty reduction, and promote environmental sustainability.
Over 70 participants joined the Consultation Meeting on Cambodia’s National REDD+ Strategy, May 20-21 2015.
On April 24, 2015, FAO’s National Consultant for National Forest Monitoring System Database for Cambodia, Mr. La Veda, conducted on-job training on NFMS Spatial Database Development Training Series for the Government Officials, from Forestry Administration and Ministry of Environment.
A total of 45 professionals participated in the workshop representing the four REDD+ Technical Teams from the ministries.
A Capacity Building Workshop on Concept of Gender and REDD+ was organized on April 1-3, 2015, at Preah Sihanouk province. The workshop aimed to enhance understanding of the concept of gender, women’s empowerment; discuss and identify entry points for gender mainstream considerations into REDD+ activities and programmes; and to familiarize with the gender checklist.
Welcome to Cambodia REDD+
Deforestation and forest degradation contribute to increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere which leads to climate change. Cambodia is participating in international efforts to mitigate climate change and reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation while also pursuing other national goals for society and the environment. This website provides a “one-step” site to access all information about REDD+ in Cambodia.