Cambodia

Status on Key Actions


PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 4 - Activity completed 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 2 - Activity fully underway 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
Progress in marine protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1

GEF Projects

Cambodia is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 8 countries : Cambodia, Korea DPR, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Building Capacity for Regionally Harmonized National Processes for Implementing CBD Provisions on Access to Genetic Resources and Sharing of Benefits Biodiversity 2009-05-11 CEO Approved 750,000 USD 750,000 USD
Support to GEF Eligible Parties (LDCs & SIDs) for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD - Phase 1 Biodiversity 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 6,798,000 USD 6,500,000 USD
Umbrella Programme for National Communication to the UNFCCC Climate Change 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 11,330,000 USD 2,013,500 USD
GMS-FBP Greater Mekong Subregion Forests and Biodiversity Program (PROGRAM) Multi Focal Area 2011-11-09 Council Approved 4,877,959 USD 131,896,100 USD
World Bank/GEF Partnership Investment Fund for Pollution Reduction in the Large Marine Ecosystems of East Asia (Tranche 1, 2nd Installment) International Waters 2007-06-14 Council Approved 0 USD 80,870,000 USD
Implementation of Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA) International Waters 2007-06-14 2012-03-31 Under Implementation 11,576,336 USD 33,374,400 USD
Renewable Energy Enterprise Development - Seed Capital Access Facility Climate Change 2005-06-08 Under Implementation 8,700,000 USD 40,500,000 USD
Building Partnerships for the Environmental Protection and Management of the East Asian Seas International Waters 1998-11-01 2006-12-01 Project Closure 16,224,000 USD 12,321,000 USD
Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas International Waters 1993-07-01 1999-09-30 Project Closure 8,025,000 USD 3,400,000 USD
Programme of Action for Adaptation to Climate Change Climate Change 2002-12-17 IA Approved 199,500 USD 0
Implementation of the National Biosafety Framework of Cambodia Biodiversity 2006-03-03 2010-06-01 Project Completion 641,280 USD 459,125 USD
Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Programme for Climate Change in the Coastal Zone of Cambodia Considering Livelihood Improvement and Ecosystems Climate Change 2009-10-06 CEO Approved 1,685,000 USD 2,985,000 USD
National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environment Management Multi Focal Area 2003-06-23 IA Approved 225,000 USD 11,500 USD
Assessment of Capacity Building Needs for Implementation of Priorities from the NBSAP (additional financing) Biodiversity 2001-10-24 2003-06-01 Project Closure 97,373 USD 0
Developing an Integrated Protected Area System for the Cardamom Mountains Biodiversity 2001-11-12 2007-04-30 Project Closure 998,143 USD 3,333,980 USD
Rural Electrification and Transmission Climate Change 2001-05-11 2012-01-31 Under Implementation 6,080,000 USD 10,500,000 USD
Biodiversity Enabling Activity Biodiversity 1998-03-04 IA Approved 350,000 USD 0
UNIDO FP 2009-11-12 1,770,000 USD 3,965,000 USD
Demonstration of BAT and BEP in Fossil Fuel-fired Utility and Industrial Boilers in Response to the Stockholm Convention on POPs POPs 2009-01-27 CEO Endorsed 4,400,000 USD 7,800,000 USD
Removing Barriers to Invasive Species Management in Production and Protection Forests in SE Asia Biodiversity 2010-03-17 CEO Endorsed 3,318,545 USD 3,646,650 USD
Regional Plan for Introduction of BAT/BEP Strategies to Industrial Source Categories of Stockholm Convention Annex C of Article 5 in ESEA Region POPs 2009-09-04 CEO Approved 1,000,000 USD 1,900,290 USD
4th Operational Phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme (RAF1) Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 Project Completion 13,647,498 USD 0
East Asian Seas Region: Development and Implementation of Public Private Partnerships in Environmental Investments International Waters 2003-09-02 2009-12-31 Project Completion 1,000,000 USD 808,500 USD
National Performance Assessment and Subregional Strategic Environment Framework in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Multi Focal Area 2002-12-18 IA Approved 800,000 USD 1,600,000 USD
Mekong River Basin Wetland Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use Program Biodiversity 2001-12-07 2009-11-17 Project Completion 4,534,600 USD 9,360,000 USD
Mekong River Basin Water Utilization Project International Waters 1999-05-07 2008-06-30 Project Closure 11,100,000 USD 7,200,000 USD
Reversing Environmental Degradation Trends in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand International Waters 2000-11-01 2009-01-31 Project Completion 16,749,000 USD 16,399,000 USD
Climate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas) Climate Change 2002-02-22 CEO Approved 100,000 USD 0
GMS-FBP Collaborative Management for Watershed and Ecosystem Service Protection and Rehabilitation in the Cardamom Mountains, Upper Prek Thnot River Basin Land Degradation 2012-06-07 Council Approved 1,100,917 USD 13,300,000 USD
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Improved Energy Efficiency in the Industrial Sector Climate Change 2009-06-24 CEO Endorsed 1,300,000 USD 2,640,000 USD
Strengthening the adaptive capacity and resilience of rural communities using micro watershed approaches to climate change and variability to attain sustainable food security Climate Change 2011-09-15 Council Approved 5,098,000 USD 18,805,395 USD
Environmentally Sound Management of PCBs POPs 2011-04-20 PPG Approved 950,000 USD 1,900,000 USD
Promoting Climate-Resilient Water Management and Agricultural Practices Climate Change 2007-12-19 IA Approved 1,950,000 USD 1,950,000 USD
Enabling activities for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): National Implementation Plan for Cambodia POPs 2003-03-24 2005-12-31 Project Closure 490,000 USD 15,200 USD
Tonle Sap Conservation Project Biodiversity 2002-10-15 2011-12-31 Under Implementation 3,596,420 USD 15,536,030 USD
Establishing Conservation Areas Landscape Management (CALM) in the Northern Plains Biodiversity 2004-05-21 IA Approved 2,510,000 USD 2,669,246 USD
Biodiversity and Protected Area Management Pilot Project for the Virachey National Park Biodiversity 1999-05-07 2007-12-31 Project Closure 2,750,000 USD 2,250,000 USD
Enabling Cambodia to Prepare its First National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1997-03-24 IA Approved 325,480 USD 0

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Commune-based Protected Area Management - Piloting an alternative approach in Cambodia 03 06 2010 Not Funded $950,000 USD $0.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme