Urban Development

As cities continue to grow there is a need to focus on urbanization as a contributor to sustainable growth with an emphasis on nature to promote productivity and innovative ideas. The challenges that this rapid growth is bringing is the core of the projects and programmes that the Adaptation Fund is funding; the Fund understands the key role cities play in tackling climate change, adapting to sustainable challenges and engineering innovative ideas.

Climate Change Adaptation through Protective Small-scale Infrastructure Interventions in Coastal Settlements of Cambodia

Cambodia - Asia-Pacific

Cambodia is vulnerable to droughts, floods and sea-level rise. The coastal area is also increasingly affected by strong winds, which are often associated with the onset of thunderstorms. Increases in sea levels are especially alarming for Cambodia’s coastal areas that are already experiencing severe seawater intrusion, beach