35282-013: GMS: Mekong Tourism Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project aims to reduce poverty, contribute to economic growth, increase employment, and promote the conservation of the natural and cultural heritage. The specific objective of the Project is to promote sustainable tourism in the lower Mekong basin through infrastructure improvements, community and private sector participation, and sub-regional cooperation. The Project will comprise four parts: Part A, tourism-related infrastructure improvements; Part B, pro-poor, community-based tourism ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 35282-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1969
Approval Date 12 Dec 2002
Closing Date 30 Dec 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 15,600
Geographical Location Provinces of Rattanak Kiri, and Stung Treng, Municipality of Phnom Penh, and the Town of Siem Reap
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Trade and Services
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 6
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 20,000
Wastewater treatment capacity created (m3) 10,368
New households served with sanitation (number) 21,938
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 150

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
Ouk Nida
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Cambodia Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Tourism
H.E. Tith Chantha

PDS Creation Date
30 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013