Managing Water Scarcity in the Mekong Region – Cambodia Water Scarcity Profile

Project Description

The Cambodia water scarcity profile is a stock-taking exercise designed to understand what water scarcity challenges exist in the country and what is the current approach of government to managing water scarcity. The focus is on understanding the policy instruments available and how effective planning and management measures have been in addressing water scarcity issues. 

Project Objective

The objectives of the assignment are:

  • Characterise the nature and extent of water scarcity experienced by Cambodia and describe trends over time in the severity and impact of water scarcity on agricultural and rural systems and the implication for food and water security
  • Document the existing policy instruments and government approach to managing water scarcity, including policies, plans, regulations, projects and initiatives
  • Assess the performance and effectiveness of water scarcity management in Cambodia 

Start Date : 09-Mar-2021
End Date : 30-Aug-2021



Edited Books

Contract Farming in Mekong Countries: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Policy Briefs 1

Deepening Inclusive Water Diplomacy Through Water Data Sharing on the Mekong-Lancang River

International Publications

Local Leadership Development and WASH System Strengthening: Insights from Cambodia

Policy Briefs 4

Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Contract Farming in Vietnam

Policy Briefs 3

Contract Farming Arrangements among Thailand’s Smallholder Farmers: Linking Small Scale Farmers to Strengthen Production and Mar...

Working Papers 125

The Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture and Water Resources in Cambodia: From Local Communities’ Perspectives

Cambodia Development Review 22 - 3

Effectiveness of Community Forestry for Forest Conservation in Cambodia

Working Papers 109

Common Pool Resources and Climate Change Adaptation: Community-based Natural Resource Management in Cambodia

Research Reports 15

Enhancing Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change

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