Results of ADB-Supported Operations: Cambodia

 Building Solid Physical and Social InfrastructureAs Cambodia's largest multilateral development partner, the ADB has supported the country's government in its effort to rebuild and develop the country after the 1991 Paris Peace Agreement. Since then, the pace of economic growth and poverty reduction has been remarkable.

ADB's efforts have focused on the development of physical and social infrastructure, public sector management, private sector and finance sector development, and natural resource management and
conservation.

The country brief summarizes how the partnership between the Government of Cambodia and ADB has contributed to the development of the country.

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Development Results of ADB-Supported Operations in Cambodia, 2010-2013

Energy

New households connected to electricity between 2010-2013: 40,000

Number of new households given electricity connection.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34390-013: Greater Mekong Subregion Transmission Project
Project 2052 12/15/2003 5/9/2011 Successful 40,000

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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New households connected to electricity, Rural between 2010-2013: 40,000

Number of new rural households given electricity connection.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34390-013: Greater Mekong Subregion Transmission Project
Project 2052 12/15/2003 5/9/2011 Successful 40,000

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Installed energy generation capacity between 2010-2013: 220 megawatts

Aggregated additional capacity in megawatts (MW) resulting from generation projects using conventional and renewable energy sources.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34390-013: Greater Mekong Subregion Transmission Project
Project 2052 12/15/2003 5/9/2011 Successful 220

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Transmission lines installed or upgraded between 2010-2013: 330 kilometers

Length of power, gas, and oil transmission lines (ground distance in kilometers). For power transmission lines, this should be the simple distance from tower A to tower B and not the circuit-kilometer.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
40914: Power Transmission Project (CPTL)
Loan 7256/2337 6/27/2007 7/29/2009 Highly successful 221
34390-013: Greater Mekong Subregion Transmission Project
Project 2052 12/15/2003 5/9/2011 Successful 109

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Transport

Use of roads built or upgraded between 2010-2013: 990,990 average daily vehicle-kilometers in the first full year of operation

Traffic benefiting from built or upgraded roads in the year after project completion. Vehicles are buses, trucks, minivans, cars, motorcycles, and other motorized means of conveyance, depending on the country and location. Daily vehicle-kilometers is to be calculated by adding all distances in kilometers traveled by all types of vehicles in a day on roads built or upgraded.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
30240: Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Road
Project 1945 11/26/2002 9/15/2011 Successful 990,990

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Roads built or upgraded between 2010-2013: 311 kilometers

Length of expressways and national highways (i.e., fully access-controlled roadways) and provincial, district, and rural road networks (i.e., roads without full access control) built or upgraded, expressed in kilometers.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
39603-012: Tonle Sap Sustainable Livelihoods Project
Project 0034 12/21/2005 7/20/2011 Partly successful 145
30240: Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Road
Project 1945 11/26/2002 9/15/2011 Successful 166

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Expressways and national highways built or updgraded between 2010-2013: 147 kilometers

Expressways and national highways built or updgraded (kilometers)

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
30240: Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Road
Project 1945 11/26/2002 9/15/2011 Successful 147

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded between 2010-2013: 164 kilometers

Length of expressways and national highways (i.e., fully access-controlled roadways) and provincial, district, and rural road networks (i.e., roads without full access control) built or upgraded, expressed in kilometers.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
39603-012: Tonle Sap Sustainable Livelihoods Project
Project 0034 12/21/2005 7/20/2011 Partly successful 145
30240: Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Road
Project 1945 11/26/2002 9/15/2011 Successful 19

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Roads built or upgraded, Rural between 2010-2013: 268 kilometers

Length of expressways and national highways (i.e., fully access-controlled roadways) and provincial, district, and rural road networks (i.e., roads without full access control) built or upgraded, expressed in kilometers.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
39603-012: Tonle Sap Sustainable Livelihoods Project
Project 0034 12/21/2005 7/20/2011 Partly successful 145
30240: Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Road
Project 1945 11/26/2002 9/15/2011 Successful 123

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Roads built or upgraded, Urban between 2010-2013: 42 kilometers

Length of expressways and national highways (i.e., fully access-controlled roadways) and provincial, district, and rural road networks (i.e., roads without full access control) built or upgraded, expressed in kilometers.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
30240: Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Road
Project 1945 11/26/2002 9/15/2011 Successful 42

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Water

Households with new or improved water supply between 2010-2013: 96,000

All additional households that benefit from projects offering piped or non-piped water supply systems that are of a higher order than the system that the households used before (non-piped supply may include standpipes), and households that are already connected to a piped system but are provided with improved service, e.g., longer hours of service and/or increased pressure.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34382: Tonle Sap Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project 0018 10/20/2005 7/31/2010 Partly successful 96,000

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Households with new or improved water supply, Rural between 2010-2013: 96,000

All additional households that benefit from projects offering piped or non-piped water supply systems that are of a higher order than the system that the households used before (non-piped supply may include standpipes), and households that are already connected to a piped system but are provided with improved service, e.g., longer hours of service and/or increased pressure.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34382: Tonle Sap Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project 0018 10/20/2005 7/31/2010 Partly successful 96,000

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Households with new or improved sanitation between 2010-2013: 49,884

All additional households that benefit from projects offering a variety of sanitation systems to households that either did not benefit from sanitation systems before or benefit from systems of lesser order, and households that are already benefiting from sanitation services but are provided with improved service, e.g., sewer connection, septic tank, pour-flush, simple pit latrine, or ventilated improved pit latrine.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
39603-012: Tonle Sap Sustainable Livelihoods Project
Project 0034 12/21/2005 7/20/2011 Partly successful 7,884
34382: Tonle Sap Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project 0018 10/20/2005 7/31/2010 Partly successful 42,000

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Finance

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 549,700

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34389-04: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP III) Cluster-Subprogram 4
Program cluster 2706 12/2/2010 6/30/2011 Highly successful 116,400
34389-03: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster -Subprogram 3
Program cluster 2585 11/26/2009 3/5/2010 Highly successful 52,200
34389-02: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster-Subprogram 2
Program cluster 2479 12/5/2008 4/30/2009 Highly successful 228,000
34389-01: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster
Program cluster 2378 12/6/2007 5/31/2008 Highly successful 153,100

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 456,251 Female, number

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34389-04: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP III) Cluster-Subprogram 4
Program cluster 2706 12/2/2010 6/30/2011 Highly successful 96,612
34389-03: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster -Subprogram 3
Program cluster 2585 11/26/2009 3/5/2010 Highly successful 43,326
34389-02: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster-Subprogram 2
Program cluster 2479 12/5/2008 4/30/2009 Highly successful 189,240
34389-01: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster
Program cluster 2378 12/6/2007 5/31/2008 Highly successful 127,073

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 93,449 Male, number

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34389-04: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP III) Cluster-Subprogram 4
Program cluster 2706 12/2/2010 6/30/2011 Highly successful 19,788
34389-03: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster -Subprogram 3
Program cluster 2585 11/26/2009 3/5/2010 Highly successful 8,874
34389-02: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster-Subprogram 2
Program cluster 2479 12/5/2008 4/30/2009 Highly successful 38,760
34389-01: Second Financial Sector Program (FSP II) Cluster
Program cluster 2378 12/6/2007 5/31/2008 Highly successful 26,027

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Education

Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities between 2010-2013: 206,340

Total number of students benefiting from new or upgraded physical educational facilities.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34388-013: Second Education Sector Development Program (Program Loan)
SDP 2121 12/9/2004 6/30/2008 Successful 206,340

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Female students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities between 2010-2013: 97,165

Total number of female students benefiting from new or upgraded physical educational facilities.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34388-013: Second Education Sector Development Program (Program Loan)
SDP 2121 12/9/2004 6/30/2008 Successful 97,165

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Male students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities between 2010-2013: 109,175

Total number of male students benefiting from new or upgraded physical educational facilities.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34388-013: Second Education Sector Development Program (Program Loan)
SDP 2121 12/9/2004 6/30/2008 Successful 109,175

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Teacher trained with quality or competency standards between 2010-2013: 243

Number of teachers trained who are likely to improve teaching practices and support improvements in curriculum, textbooks, or pedagogy.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34388-013: Second Education Sector Development Program (Program Loan)
SDP 2121 12/9/2004 6/30/2008 Successful 243

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Female teacher trained with quality or competency standards between 2010-2013: 80

Number of female teachers trained who are likely to improve teaching practices and support improvements in curriculum, textbooks, or pedagogy.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34388-013: Second Education Sector Development Program (Program Loan)
SDP 2121 12/9/2004 6/30/2008 Successful 80

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Male teacher trained with quality or competency standards between 2010-2013: 163

Number of male teachers trained who are likely to improve teaching practices and support improvements in curriculum, textbooks, or pedagogy.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
34388-013: Second Education Sector Development Program (Program Loan)
SDP 2121 12/9/2004 6/30/2008 Successful 163

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.
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Regional Cooperation and Integration

Cross-border transmission of electricity between 2010-2013: 248 gigawatt-hours per year

Cross-border electricity, in GWh, transmitted annually based on PCRs circulated during the year. Achieved outputs of operations with the thematic classification of regional cooperation and integration are counted.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
40914: Power Transmission Project (CPTL)
Loan 7256/2337 6/27/2007 7/29/2009 Highly successful 248

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Cross-border cargo volume facilitated between 2010-2013: 2,277,235 tons per year

Volume of cargo that crossed borders that are facilitated by ADB operations contributing to regional connectivity. Such operations may include regional road construction and rehabilitation, and border infrastructure and systems improvement.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
30240: Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Road
Project 1945 11/26/2002 9/15/2011 Successful 2,277,235

*Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12 -24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

The table includes projects completed during the period, and funded by ADB's ordinary capital resources and/or the Asian Development Fund, cofinanciers, and the government. The outputs presented are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. ADB monitors progress on these outputs in the annual Development Effectiveness Review. The numbers represent the sum of outputs and beneficiaries of individual projects. Therefore, the beneficiary numbers reported under education—teachers trained, and students benefitting from school improvement programs or direct support—include those who benefited from more than one project.

Source: ADB project completion reports