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Minimizing Ecosystem and Community Vulnerability in Cambodia to Lower Mekong hydropower
Grantee Name: 
International Rivers Network
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$149,996
DATES
Jun 2020
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May 2022
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$149,996
DATES
Jun 2020
-
May 2022

Minimize the vulnerability of ecosystems and communities to existing and planned hydropower projects in the Mekong and 3S basins of Cambodia. Build a strong evidence base on dam impacts through participatory impact monitoring. Monitor and disseminate analysis on energy and development plans and policies, and opportunities for deployment of non-hydro renewable energy alternatives. Support engagement with hydropower dam proponents about impacts on biodiversity and livelihoods, and more sustainable alternatives.

Strategic Direction: 6 Demonstrate scalable approaches for integrating biodiversity and ecosystem services into development planning in the priority corridors