Section 3 The actors shaping the region's hydropower development

Although the Cambodian Government is responsible for creating the policy that guides the country's energy sector development, and for approving or rejecting proposed projects, a number of other influential actors are involved in the complex picture currently being painted in the 3S area. The following section of this report will focus on the various other actors playing a role in the development of the region's hydropower sector. This includes information on the programs of the international financial institutions active in the area, and the bilateral and regional initiatives that are concerned with promoting development in the region.