On 06 March 2023, the HNEE led WP#4 of the Build4 People project conducted a science workshop at Royal University of Agriculture (RUA), Phnom Penh. The workshop focused on remote sending time series analysis and urban climate in Phnom Penh. Besides staff and students from RUA the workshop was joined by the representatives from Build4People WP#1 “Behaviour Change”, WP#2 “Sustainable Building” and WP#5 “Urban Climate”. Dr. Sanara Hor, Vice-Dean of Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration (FLMLA), facilitated the workshop. The subsequent practical session were conducted by WP#4 Research Associate Gulam Mohiuddin”.

The HNEE research team presented spatial analysis of urban green infrastructures as exemplified by a Land Use Land Cover Map of Chbar Ampoev Area (2022). Further, the team discussed the link between urban infractructure and temperature by sharing insights to the urban heat islands through land surface temperature analysis.

Land cover

The science workshop followed a four-day eco-transition lab. Welcome remarks to the lab were provided by HE Nuon Pharat, Vice-Governor of Phnom Penh, Mr. Stefan Messerer, Ambassador of the FR of Germany in the Royal Kingdom of Cambodia, Oknha Thay Mengly, GCEO of Peng Huoth Group, and Dr. Heike Bauer, DLR Project Management Agency (funding Agency on behalf of the German Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF). The eco transition lab in cooperation with the Peng Huoth real estate developed was covered by the company in a video on facebook .

The Build4 People project is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research.