34379-013: Northwest Irrigation Sector Project

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Description

The overall objective of the Project is to support government effort to reduce poverty in rural areas of northwest Cambodia through increased agricultural production, thereby reducing food insecurity and improving farming household incomes. The immediate objective is better use of water resources and promotion of irrigated agriculture through: (i) a comprehensive policy and strategic framework to be applied in developing water resources; (ii) a better understanding, knowledge and application of ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 34379-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2035
Approval Date 09 Dec 2003
Closing Date 13 Feb 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 18,000
Geographical Location Northwest of Cambodia (provinces of Pursat, Battambang, Bantey Meanchey and Siem Reap).
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture and natural resources
/ Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Social development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Piseth Long
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Cambodia Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology
Veng Sakhon

PDS Creation Date
21 Mar 2007

Last PDS Update
28 Mar 2014

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