Cambodia: Water Resources Management (Sector) Project

Sovereign Project | 38558-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Water Resources Management (Sector) Project
Project Number 38558-012
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4848-CAM: Water Resources Management (Sector) Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Agence Francaise de Developpement US$ 300,000.00
TA 4848-CAM: Water Resources Management (Sector) (Supplementary)
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location National, and river basins within the Tonle Sap basin

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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

Original TA formulation in 2006 required an international consulting firm in association with national consultants will be engaged under Part A using a simplified technical proposal under quality and cost based selection (QCBS) procedures to provide 19 person-months (p-m) international and 24 p-m national consulting services with expertise in water resources management, sociology, irrigation organizations, poverty reduction, resettlement specialist agricultural/natural resource economics, irrigation, agriculture, poverty reduction, resettlement, environment, monitoring and evaluation, irrigation management transfer and geographical information systems. Part B requires 12 p-m of international and 12 p-m of national individually recruited consulting services with expertise in water resource policy and planning, benefit monitoring and evaluation, financial and institutional management and data management. Part C requires 5 p-m of international and 16 p-m of national individually recruited consulting services with expertise in river basin management, water resources management and institutional development. ADB will recruit the consultants in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. Workshops will be organized at key stages of the TA to promote awareness and encourage stakeholder participation. Equipment, training, workshops and surveys will be procured or organized by ADB or by the consultants in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.

A major change in TA scope approved on 1 Apr 2009 provides for the use of TA savings to undertake preparation of a Sector Development Program. This will require the engagement of 12 individual consultants for a total of approximately 34 person-months (15 person-months international and 19 person-months national) in the fields of economics, policy, water resources and irrigation management, agriculture, education and procurement.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Su Chin Teoh
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology
H.E. Veng Sakhon
47 Norodom Boulevard Daun Penh, Phnom Penh Cambodia


Concept Clearance 15 Feb 2005
Fact Finding 24 Apr 2006 to 05 May 2006
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 07 May 2010

TA 4848-CAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Oct 2006 21 Nov 2006 21 Nov 2006 30 Apr 2008 31 Aug 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 900,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,900,000.00 16 Oct 2006 1,270,305.69

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