Overall Objective

GGGI’s objective in Cambodia is to support green city planning by raising awareness of green growth concepts and instruments as well as to assist in the development of bankable green city projects that result in climate change resilience and improved livelihoods for Cambodia’s urban poor.

Strategic Outcome Targets

GHG Reductions Target Setting in Progress
Green Jobs Target Setting in Progress
Sustainable Services Target Setting in Progress
Air Quality Target Setting in Progress
Ecosystem Services Target Setting in Progress
Enhanced Adaptation to Climate Change Target Setting in Progress
Contact
Jin Young Kim

Country Representative - UAE

Resource Partner

GGGI Core Funding

Implementation Partner

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Agence française de développement (AFD)

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Government Counterpart

Ministry of Planning (MoP)

Ministry of Economy and Finance (MoEF)

Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC)

National Council for Sustainable Development

Ministry of Interior

Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction

 

Context

Cambodia’s impressive economic growth over the past decade has resulted in significant population growth, particularly in urban centers. Enhancing major cities’ infrastructure is one of the top priorities for the RGC as indicated in its Rectangular Strategy and National Strategic Development Plan 2014-2018. Cambodia’s urban population accounts for around 21% of the total population of 15 million – compared to 16% in 1990.  The urban sector accounts for around half of Cambodia’s GNI, and urban development is contributing to job creation and poverty reduction.

Since 2015, GGGI’s work in Cambodia is centered around the Green Urban Development Program, which responds to the emerging urbanization challenge. The objective of the program is to support green city planning by diffusing green growth concept and instruments as well as to assist in the development of bankable green city projects that result in climate change resilience and improved livelihoods for Cambodia’s urban poor.

News

News • January 9, 2018

Greening the Industrial Sector in Cambodia

On January 09, Cambodia’s National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD), in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), the Ministry of Planning (MOP) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-organized a workshop “Greening the Industrial Sector: Scenario Formulation Workshop” in Phnom Penh. The workshop, attended by over 40 participants from line Ministries, civil society […]

News • April 28, 2017

Forum: Green Business Catching On in Cambodia

By Hang Sokunthea, April 28, 2017 Promising energy cost savings and more traction in overseas markets, the concept of “green business” in Cambodia has seen increasing popularity, particularly in the construction sector, attendees at an annual forum said on Thursday. “If you put in place a green-building design for a condominium in Phnom Penh that’s […]

News • December 1, 2016

GGGI gives pointers to government in solving problems hindering city sustainability

By Lauren Barrett With Phnom Penh urbanising at a rapid rate, there is a growing need for investment in the city’s public spaces, waste management and energy efficiency network capabilities. As Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) country representative in Cambodia Fiona Lord tells Post Property, the groundwork is already being laid for Phnom Penh’s shift […]

News • July 28, 2016

Cambodia and GGGI extend green growth partnership for next 5 years

PHNOM PENH – July 28, 2016 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Royal Government of Cambodia’s National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) renewed their partnership today by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration from 2016-2020. Today’s milestone also included the launch of GGGI’s Cambodia Country Planning Framework 2016-2020. The launch […]

News • March 19, 2013

Cambodia adopts green growth model

Domestic interest in green growth may be shrinking under the new administration, but efforts by the previous president to export Korea’s eco-friendly development model globally is gaining momentum. One of the most significant achievements of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) since it became an international organization last October was made in Cambodia Tuesday. GGGI […]

Projects

Project
Green Growth Policy Alignment and Investment Prioritization Within Cambodia’s National Development Plan in the period 2019-2023
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 485 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Cambodia Green Urban Development Program
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 637 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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Reports

Cambodian Green City Strategic Planning Methodology Cambodia  • Green Cities
Report
Cambodian Green City Strategic Planning Methodology

Cambodia  • Green Cities

Cambodia: Country Planning Framework 2016-2020 Cambodia  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
Report
Cambodia: Country Planning Framework 2016-2020

Cambodia  • Green Cities  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

GGGI In-Country Staff

Sharon Hwee Keng Teo

Sr Officer- Cambodia Program

Putheary Kuy

Associate - Administration (Cambodia)

Pheakdey Heng

Lead - Policy (Cambodia Program)

Chantharo Khan

Officer- Cambodia program