Cambodia: Capacity Development and Facilitation for Planning and Implementation of Resettlement Activities under the GMS: Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia Project

Sovereign Project | 37269-053

Summary

The impact of the TA will be enhanced capacity of the government to effectively implement resettlement activities in transport projects in Cambodia. The outcome will be enhanced institutional and staff capacity of the IRC to improve the functioning of the GRM, implement resettlement programs, and implement the EIRP in a sustained and sustainable manner.

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Project Name Capacity Development and Facilitation for Planning and Implementation of Resettlement Activities under the GMS: Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia Project
Project Number 37269-053
Country Cambodia
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8680-CAM: Capacity Development and Facilitation for Planning and Implementation of Resettlement Activities under the GMS: Rehabilitation of the Railway in Cambodia Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The impact of the TA will be enhanced capacity of the government to effectively implement resettlement activities in transport projects in Cambodia. The outcome will be enhanced institutional and staff capacity of the IRC to improve the functioning of the GRM, implement resettlement programs, and implement the EIRP in a sustained and sustainable manner.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The S-CDTA will primarily support, through consultants, the timely and effective implementation of remedial actions under the ADB Board approved recommendations on (i) compensation deficits; (ii) establishing operations and maintenance (O&M) mechanism under the recommendation on improving infrastructure facilities at relocation sites; (iii) supporting implementation of the expanded income restoration program; and (iv) determining resource requirements for the implementation of remedial actions for recommendations on grievance redress, capacity building of IRC, and extending the income restoration program.
Impact Enhanced capacity of IRC for better planning and implementation of resettlement activities.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Effective and timely implementation of key remedial actions.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Accurate calculations of compensation deficits due to mis-categorization and inflation.

2. Documentation through record of meetings and photos of all consultations undertaken.

3. O&M procedures for improved facilities at Project resettlement sites

4. Support to IRC in planning for and efficiently implementing agreed remedial actions.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Review of the detailed measurement survey and the AHs contracts and computation of compensation deficits completed.

O & M consultant mobilized and field visits to two relecoation sites to discuss O & M of the constructed water supply facilities have been completed in March 2015.

A study tour to Thailand participated in by IRC officials was conducted in February 2015 the purpose of which was for IRC officials to gain in-depth knowledge on the legal, institutional and procedural arrangements for the implementations for acquisition of land, resettlement, other remedial measures and engagement with affected households and civil society organizations.

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The S-CDTA will engage two international resettlement specialists for three months each, two national resettlement specialists for six months each, and a national engineer for three months. Their inputs will be made intermittently over the period from July 2014 to July 2015. These consultants will be recruited on an individual basis
Responsible ADB Officer Craig Clark
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Jul 2014
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 04 Jul 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2015

TA 8680-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Jul 2014 - 04 Jul 2014 31 Jul 2015 31 Mar 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 04 Jul 2014 108,176.23

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