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Circular Strategy on Environment 2023-2028.

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This Circular Strategy on Environment 2023-2028 is a sectoral policy document at the national level. Strategic Goal is set up as: Attain Clean, Green and Sustainable goals in transforming the potential of the environmental sector into the benefits of all generations of Cambodians and to enhance Cambodia's prestige on the international arena.
The circular strategy is designed as a circle, with a core strategy in the center and three strategies on the outside. The central strategy revolves around three key angles: enhancing policy, establishing digital administration, and broadening extension. These three elements serve as the driving force propelling the other three strategies forward with vigor. The first of the three outside strategies include: being clean, which has three angles: controlling pollution, modernizing pollution measurement system, and improving environmental impact assessment. The second strategy: going green has three angles: intensifying tree planting movement, ensuring sustainable management of protected areas, and enhancing local communities livelihood. Lastly, the third strategy: being sustainable has another three angles: applying compliance, expanding cooperation and strengthening coordination.
The priorities have been identified, including: Improving the implementation and monitoring of solid waste, liquid, and hazardous waste management systems; Modernizing environmental quality management (land, air, water, noise and vibration) in accordance with the legal documents and requirements; Equiping with modern technology and facilities to analyze environmental quality, acidity, radiation, chemical, biological hazards, hematology and bacteriology; Establishing Pollution Analytical Systems to ensure quality and safety analysis results; Studying and evaluating public investment projects and private investment projects to prepare environmental impact assessment reports and environmental protection contracts; Expanding tree planting in degraded forest areas within the Protected Areas; Promoting tree planting in Communities of Protected Areas; Strengthening the management of Protected Areas, including national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, landscape protection areas, multi-use areas, Ramsar sites, natural heritage sites and marine national parks; Enhancing biodiversity conservation; Promoting food security, nutrition and community cleanness through climate change adaptation measures and clean energy use; Improving local communities livelihood by increasing the income from ecotourism and cultural services and appropriate employment options; etc.
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