Southern Cardamom REDD+ Project
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
This page details the UN Sustainable Development Goals addressed by the Southern Cardamom REDD+ Project in Cambodia.
Sustainable Development in the Southern Cardamom Watershed
This "Ridge to Reef" REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation program developed by the UNFCC) project protects 497,000 hectares of coastal watershed in Cambodia.
In partnership with Wildlife Works, Wildlife Alliance, and the Royal Government of Cambodia, the project will generate VCS and CCBA verified carbon credits for 30 years. The social and environmental benefits will have a lasting impact beyond the lifetime of the project.
- 43 water wells installed in 7 communes.
- 29,000 patrols conducted.
- Confiscatied: 29,422 logs, 6,808 chainsaws, 16,440 illegal fences/signs, 208,231 snares.
- Improved conservation measures, reducing threats and improving landscape connectivity for 35 IUCN Red List species.
Sustainable Development Goals addressed by the project
SeaTrees evaluates this project annually to measure its impact on all relevant Sustainable Development Goals.
The Southern Cardamom REDD+ project addresses nine SDGs. Read below for more details.