A case study on SCALE project in SWITCH-Asia last report : Advancing Sustainable Development and Women’s Empowerment in Asia

The SWITCH-Asia Network Facility has just published a new report on the topic “Advancing Sustainable Development and Women’s Empowerment in Asia”. Based on 19 case studies from SWITCH-Asia Programmes in South and Southeast Asia, this report illustrates how women’s empowerment and Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) are interlinked and mutually reinforcing. It dedicates a couple […]

The IMEPS, a new productive stove designed for small-scale food processing enterprises in rural areas

During the dry season, approximately 8,000 Cambodian farmers and their families rely on additional income-generating activities such as small-scale food processing (palm sugar, noodle, rice wine production), using inefficient productive stoves combined with non-renewable biomass sourcing. Beyond the environmental impact of these unsustainable practices, more and more farmers have to drop these off-season income-generating activities […]

Using participatory role-playing tools to model the climate vulnerabilities of local farmers and develop climate-resilient agriculture solutions.

GERES is currently providing technical support on climate-resilient agriculture to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) in order to increase resilience to climate change for farmers in rural Cambodia. During this 3 year project, funded by the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), GERES team will work with farmers from 35 villages in Kampong […]

Assisted Natural Regeneration in Cambodia

Most of the community forests of Cambodia are very degraded which strongly limits the potential of income generating activities for the communities to sustainably manage their forest resources. In collaboration with Bagong Pagasa Foundation from the Philippines, GERES is promoting Assisted Natural Regeneration to the members of the community forests supported by its projects. Last […]

FloWood: a study of biomass energy demand patterns in Cambodia

It is quite lamentable that the biggest contributor – biomass – to Cambodia’s total energy mix is also one that gets probably the least attention among researchers and government alike. Biomass energy makes up 70 percent of Cambodia’s energy consumption, more than 90 percent of which – according to FloWood: A Study of Biomass Energy […]

Cambodian Youth, Coffee and talks on Climate Change

On June 13th, a group of young Cambodians sat wide-eyed listening to a presentation that opened their mind to that phenomenon that EVERYBODY in the world is talking about – climate change. More than 20 members of Politikoffee, a youth organization that meet up once a week – over coffee (and not alcohol as is […]

VOTE for GERES on mypositiveimpact.org!

HELP GERES’ climate-smart architecture (bio-climactic housing) project in Afghanistan GAIN THE ATTENTION IT DESERVES! We need your votes at the mypositiveimpact.org website for this kind of smart engineering that is one of the million little ways to help address climate change. VOTE NOW!   Follow these simple steps: 1. Create an account on My Positive […]