SFM Strengthening Sustainable Forest Management and the Development of Bio-energy Markets to Promote Environmental Sustainability and to Reduce Green House Gas Emissions in Cambodia

Project Summary

To strengthen national SFM policy, integrate community-based sustainable forest management into policy, planning and investment frameworks and create markets for sustainable bio-energy technologies that reduce CO2 emissions• Stability of indices of ecosystem health, diversity and condition in target community-managed forests remain 100% of baseline levels• Reduction in the deforestation rates average between years 1 and 4 is 10% below existing rates in Kampong Speu, Kampong Chhnang, Battambang and Pursat provinces in Kampong Speu, Kampong Chhnang, Battambang and Pursat provinces, due to increases in the effectiveness of combating of threats due to strengthened community-based management, and reductions in demand for wood energy • Improvement in the canopy density and structure of forests in Kampong Speu, Kampong Chhnang, Battambang and Pursat provinces, due to improved management and protection by forest communities and reductions in the levels of demand for wood energy • Total annual carbon emissions are 438,957tCO2e/year (a reduction in emissions of 61,043 tCO2e)/year nationally due to adoption of improved cook stoves

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
2,363,635 USD
Co-financing Total
7,600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
236,364 USD
Total Cost 9,963,635.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
26 May 2010
Project closed
04 May 2017