Law on Disaster Management ( 2015 )

The objective of this law is to regulate disaster management in the Kingdom of Cambodia. More precisely, it deals with 1) Prevention, adaptation and mitigation in the pre-disaster period, due to natural or human-made causes, 2) Emergency response during the disaster, and 3) Recovery in the post-disaster period. The Law further creates the National Committee…read more

Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan ( 2013 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

In 2013, the Royal Government of Cambodia launched the Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023 (CCCSP) setting the vision and goals for the country to develop towards a green, low-carbon, climate-resilient, equitable, sustainable and knowledge-based economy. The CCCSP captures the main strategic objectives and directions for a climate-smart development of Cambodia in the period of ten years. It seeks to build…read more

National Forest Programme (2010-2029) ( 2010 )

The first version of the National Forest Programme aims at achieving a balance between economic development and broader community benefits from forests and environmental protection, in a country where forests represent a key factor of rural subsistence. The Programme focuses over the period 2010-2029. The document lists the challenges faced by the country's forests, establishes…read more

Green Growth Policy ( 2009 )

The National Green Growth Roadmap aims at improving human development, conserve and restore the natural capital base to continue economic growth within the limits posed by the environmental carrying capacity. The National Green Growth Roadmap focuses on the following objectives: 1) Access to clean water and sanitation, 2) Access to renewable energy, 3) Access to…read more

Sub-Decree No. 35 on creation of a National Committee for Managing Climate Change ( 2006 )

This sub-decree establishes a National Climate Change Committee (NCCC) with the mandate to prepare, coordinate and monitor the implementation of policies, strategies, legal instruments, plans and programmes of the Royal Government to address climate change issues within the country, thus contributing to the protection of the environment and natural resources and foreseeing and preventing man-made…read more

Prakas N.470 on the Establishment of General Requirement of Electric Power Technical Standards ( 2004 )

This document establishes the general requirements of Electric Power Technical Standards in the country. It addresses the following sub-sectors: 1) Fuel Oil Generation Plant and Steam Power Plant, 2) Hydro Power Plant, 3) Transmission and Distribution System, 4) Renewable Energy System, and 5) House and General Building Wiring System.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

27% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to the BAU scenario, as well as a LULUCF contribution of 4.7 tCO2e/ha/year.

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: business as usual scenario

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies

Increasing forest cover to 60% of national land area, and maintaining that level from 2030 onwards.

Reforestation | Target year: 2030

350,000 ha Community Forestry by 2015, and 2m ha by 2029

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National F... (2010 / Executive)

Protected areas: 2.8 million hectares; Protected forest: 3 million hectares; Community forest: 2 million hectares; Forest concessions reclassified to protected and production forest: 0.3 million hectares; Production forest: 2.5 million hectares

Conservation

500,000 hectares of high value commercial plantation established and 10 million tree seedlings distributed per year by 2029

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National F... (2010 / Executive)

60% forest cover of total land area / 4.7 tCO2eq/ha/year

LULUCF/Forestry: General

Source: NDC

Protected Forest covers 3.0 million hectares by 2029

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National F... (2010 / Executive)

Demarcation of a total 120,000 km of forest boarders( primarily completed during the last ten years) by 2029

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National F... (2010 / Executive)

Annual average net income (excluding establishment and maintenance costs) from carbon sequestration of 25 million USD by 2029

Carbon Sequestration | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National F... (2010 / Executive)

60% of the country as forest cover by 2029

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2029 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National F... (2010 / Executive)

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

-16% emissions compared to BAU by 2030 / 1.8 MtCO2eq emission reduction

Energy: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies

-7% emissions compared to BAU by 2030 (manufacturing industry only) / 0.390 MtCO2eq emission reduction

Industries: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies

-3% emissions compared to BAU by 2030 / 0.727 MtCO2eq emission reduction

Transport: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
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Last modified 8 May, 2017