Cambodia: Building Community Capacity for Poverty Reduction Initiatives in the Tonle Sap Basin

Sovereign Project | 41054-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Building Community Capacity for Poverty Reduction Initiatives in the Tonle Sap Basin
Project Number 41054-012
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9114-CAM: Building Community Capacity for Poverty Reduction Initiatives in the Tonle Sap Basin
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agriculture, natural resources and rural development

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Despite difficulties with slow implementation at early stage, and until midway through 2009, project outputs and outcomes were measurable and did contribute to building community capacity. The Impact assessment survey results showed a knowledge retention rate as high as 62% and knowledge application was 52%. The impact assessment also showed that training courses participants changed their way of thinking, working, and communicating resulting in improved community participation in decision-making.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) All project's activities and disbursements were completed on 31 May 2011. The Implementation Completion Memorandum (ICM) is being prepared and finalized. Project Account will be closed in late July 2012 by CTLA.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects None.
Involuntary Resettlement None.
Indigenous Peoples None.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Commune Livelihood Facilitation Team (CLFT), Commune Facilitators, Commune Councillors, Provincial Line-Department staff, Provincial NGO staff, Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) and Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) staff.
During Project Implementation Commune Livelihood Facilitation Team (CLFT), Commune Facilitators, Commune Councillors, Provincial Line-Department staff, Provincial NGO staff, Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) and Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) staff.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The service providers will be appointed under direct selection and contracted by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement All activities were for instructional strengthening and capacity building of the Government officials through workshops, seminar and training. In addition, the resources were used to supply office equipment, development and improvement of CARD Website and office net working.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Nao Ikemoto
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Cambodia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Council for Agricultural and Rural Development
H.E. Toch Bunhour
bhtoch@yahoo.com
41, Russian Federation Boulevard, Postbox 2470, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timetable

Concept Clearance 26 Feb 2007
Fact Finding 14 Jul 2006 to 20 Jul 2006
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 25 Jul 2012

Grant 9114-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2007 31 Jan 2008 31 Jan 2008 30 Jan 2011 31 May 2011 12 Jul 2012
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 19 Dec 2007 0.00 1.26 84%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 1.50 19 Dec 2007 0.00 1.26 84%

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