Cambodia: Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project

Sovereign Project | 41435-022

Summary

The ensuing Project will contribute to reduction of rural poverty, improvement in the socio-economic condition, and enhance quality of life of the poor by enhancing the productivity and income growth of rural households, and supporting diversification of agriculture through improved access to technology and markets in the three Tonle Sap provinces namely, Siem Reap, Kampong Thom and Kampong Cham. The TA prepare an agreed-upon design for the Project that will result in (i) increased use and non-use value of natural resources through improved environment management in utilization of agricultural, flooded-forest and fishery resources in the Tonle Sap basin; (ii) accelerated growth of income of the rural poor through improved productivity and diversification; (iii) increased participation of the rural poor in the domestic and international product and labor market; and (iv) integration of the rural poor into tourism and ecotourism development through production for and supply to the tourist market.

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Project Name Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project
Project Number 41435-022
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7037-CAM: Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Finland (w/ LoA) US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The ensuing Project will contribute to reduction of rural poverty, improvement in the socio-economic condition, and enhance quality of life of the poor by enhancing the productivity and income growth of rural households, and supporting diversification of agriculture through improved access to technology and markets in the three Tonle Sap provinces namely, Siem Reap, Kampong Thom and Kampong Cham. The TA prepare an agreed-upon design for the Project that will result in (i) increased use and non-use value of natural resources through improved environment management in utilization of agricultural, flooded-forest and fishery resources in the Tonle Sap basin; (ii) accelerated growth of income of the rural poor through improved productivity and diversification; (iii) increased participation of the rural poor in the domestic and international product and labor market; and (iv) integration of the rural poor into tourism and ecotourism development through production for and supply to the tourist market.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap, Kampong Thom and Kampong Cham
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B
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 TA will require about 48 person-months (pm) of consulting services comprising 20 pm of international and 28 pm of national consultants with the following expertise (i) Agricultural and Natural Resource Economist (Team Leader); (ii) Institutional and Social Development Specialist; (iii) Agricultural Marketing Specialist; (iv) Biosecurity, Environmental and Public Health Assessment Specialist Specialist; (v) ICT for Rural Development Specialist; and (iv) Financial and Economic Analyses Specialist. The consultants will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Ian William Makin
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Supreme National Economic Council H.E. Hang Chuon Naron208A, Preah Norodom Blvd., Khan Chamkarmon, CAM
Timetable
Concept Clearance 05 Oct 2007
Fact Finding 18 Oct 2007 to 27 Oct 2007
MRM -
Approval 14 Dec 2007
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 26 Nov 2007
Last PDS Update 02 Aug 2010

TA 7037-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2007 29 Jan 2008 29 Jan 2008 30 Sep 2008 30 Jun 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
200,000.00 300,000.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 575,000.00 14 Dec 2007 417,781.68

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards
Title Document Type Document Date
Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Aug 2009
Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project Resettlement Planning Documents Feb 2009

Evaluation Documents

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