Cambodia: Second Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

Sovereign Project | 38560-012

Summary

ADB?s overarching goal for Cambodia, as defined in its CSP (2005?2009), is sustainable poverty reduction. To achieve this, the CSP Results Framework (2006-2010) focuses on three strategic pillars: (i) sustainable pro-poor economic growth, (ii) inclusive social development, and (iii) good governance and improved public service delivery. The CSPRF identifies the improved health and quality of life for rural population as a strategic goal in achieving inclusive social development. The RWSS sector is identified as a sector in which ADB will play a catalytic role.

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Project Name Second Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Project Number 38560-012
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7098-CAM: Second Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural sanitation - Rural water supply services
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy ADB?s overarching goal for Cambodia, as defined in its CSP (2005?2009), is sustainable poverty reduction. To achieve this, the CSP Results Framework (2006-2010) focuses on three strategic pillars: (i) sustainable pro-poor economic growth, (ii) inclusive social development, and (iii) good governance and improved public service delivery. The CSPRF identifies the improved health and quality of life for rural population as a strategic goal in achieving inclusive social development. The RWSS sector is identified as a sector in which ADB will play a catalytic role.
Impact The TA will help improve water supply and sanitation facilities for the rural population in eight provinces, and institute safer hygiene practices in those areas. About 500,000 rural people will have access to these facilities by end of project implementation. The project will be implemented in the five provinces of the Tonle Sap project (Battambang, Kompong Chhnang, Kompong Thom, Pursat, and Siem Reap) and three additional provinces adjacent to the Tonle Sap area (Banteay Meanchey, Oddar Meanchey, and Preah Vihear).
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome will be an agreed grant sector project designed to (i) increase the number of water supply and sanitation facilities; (ii) strengthen the capacity of communities to design, build, and manage water supply and sanitation facilities; and (iii) provide hygiene and sanitation education in eight provinces in and around the Tonle Sap basin area.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

The TA will have the following outputs:

(i) an update of the Government's RWSS investment plan for the eight provinces;

(ii) an approved outline of the RWSS database, including identified data sources;

(iii) an approved community demand-driven approach;

(iv) an approved hygiene education plan, including appropriate sanitation and household water supply transport, storage, and treatment practices;

(v) an approved proposal for the financing of the sanitation materials; and

(vi) an overall sector investment project covering eight provinces, including feasibility studies of a sample of three subprojects.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location 5 Provinces: (i) Siem Reap, (ii) Battambang, (iii) Pursat, (iv)Kompong Chhnang, and (v) Kompong Thom, complemented by 3 more provinces adjacent to the Tonle Sap area provinces: (i) Preah Vihear, (ii) Oddar Meanchey, and (iii) Banteay Meanchey.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples A
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 A consulting firm will be recruited to implement the technical assistance (TA) and provide the following expertise: (i) rural water supply and sanitation policy and institutional reforms; (ii) rural water supply and sanitation engineering; (iii) sanitation and hygiene awareness raising; (iv) community demand-driven approaches; (v) project economic and financial analyses; (vi) poverty and social analyses, including gender and ethnic group assessments; (vii) resettlement; and (viii) environment. The team of specialists will provide 16 person-months of international and 25 person-months of national consulting services. The international consultants will comprise the following: (i) team leader/water supply and sanitation policy specialist (7 person-months), (ii) social development and resettlement specialist (4 person-months), (iii) economist and financial specialist (1 person-month), (iv) geohydrologic specialist (2 person-months), (v) environment specialist (1 person-month), and (vi) social survey specialist (1 person-month). The national consultants will comprise the following: (i) deputy team leader/water supply and sanitation specialist (8 person months), (ii) rural water supply and sanitation engineer (3 person-months), (iii) gender and social development specialist (4 person-months), (iv) resettlement specialist (2 person months), (v) environment expert (2 person-months), (vi) social survey and data collection specialist (2 person-months), (vii) economist (2 person-months), and (viii) financial specialist (2 person-months).
Responsible ADB Officer Anupma Jain
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural DevelopmentDr. Mao Saray, Project Directormaosaray@online.com.khCorner Street # 169 Russian Boulevard Phnom Penh Cambodia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 27 Feb 2008
Fact Finding 24 Jan 2008 to 31 Jan 2008
MRM -
Approval 16 Jul 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Mar 2008
Last PDS Update 17 Sep 2010

TA 7098-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Jul 2008 22 Aug 2008 22 Aug 2008 28 Feb 2009 30 Sep 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 16 Jul 2008 490,963.76

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards
Title Document Type Document Date
Second Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Jun 2009
Second Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project Resettlement Planning Documents Jun 2009

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