34207-013: Northwestern Rural Development (Rural Development)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The primary objective of the Project is to support the Government's effort to reduce poverty through accelerated rural development by establishing physical infrastructure, improving socioeconomic conditions, and enhancing rural livelihood in northwestern Cambodia. To achieve this objective, the Project will (i) plan, rehabilitate or establish, and maintain public rural infrastructure that will contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of the rural population; (ii) strengthen the ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 34207-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1862
Approval Date 27 Nov 2001
Closing Date 21 Jan 2009
Geographical Location Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap and Oddar Meanchey
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 296
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 23,680
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 1,684
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 2,857,120
Water supply pipes installed or upgraded: length of network (kilometers) 10
New households served with water supply (number) 2,694
New households served with sanitation (number) 2,500
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 3

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Alain Goffeau
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development

PDS Creation Date
20 Mar 2007

Last PDS Update
23 Jan 2009