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Rectangular strategy (RS) IV 2018

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2018
"This document aims to accelerate the governance reform in Cambodia by developing 1) human resources, 2) the private sector and jobs, 3) inclusivity and sustainability, and 4) economic diversification. The strategy states that 1. the government must give priority to the National Strategic Plan on Green Growth 2013-2030”, “Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan 2014-2023”, “National Environment Strategy and Action Plan 2016-2023”, “National REDD+ Strategy, and use social and environmental fund effectively to ensure economic development with low-carbon emission and resilience to climate change. 2. Further strengthening the management of protected areas, biodiversity conservation, natural resource conservation, especially the ecosystems of Tonle Sap lake, Mekong river and the coastline areas. 3. Further strengthening the management of solid waste, waste water, gas and lethal substance by implementing principles of reduction, reuse, recycling and non-use as well as strengthening pollution monitoring and control mechanism and control. 4. Promoting resource efficiency and sustainability by implementing the principle of sustainable consumption and production. 5. Increasing the usage of environmental-friendly and climate-friendly technologies in physical infrastructure and socio-economic development. 6. Continuing to promote the implementation of carbon trading mechanisms and related regulatory frameworks, strengthen the capabilities to develop and implement climate change adaptation and resiliency measures as well as explore the possibility of studying financial resiliency to respond to disasters caused by climate change. 7. Further promoting the development and implementation of integrated water resource management plan in order to expand water supply in response to demand, minimize the risks caused by flood and drought, as well as to ensure long-term water security. 8. Continuing to encourage and increase investment in clean energy and renewable energy, especially solar power while reducing the production of energy from unclean sources to ensure long-term energy security. 9. Continuing to strengthen regulatory framework, research, as well as development of skill and capacity for national and sub-national official in terms of environment, green development, climate change, integrated water resource management, and the usage of natural resources in a sustainable manner."


from the Grantham Research Institute
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