Cambodia: Emergency Food Assistance Project - Additional Financing

Sovereign Project | 42186-014 Status: Active


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Project Name Emergency Food Assistance Project - Additional Financing
Project Number 42186-014
Country Cambodia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0302-CAM: Additional Financing for Emergency Food Assistance Project
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program US$ 24.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

The project is on track and is progressing to achieve outcome.

As of 30 September 2014, the project's overall progress is estimated at about 73.20 against an elapsed grant period of 72.80%. The cumulative contract awards and cumulative disbursements are $18.73 million, equivalent to 76% and $13.01 million (including advance), and equivalent to 53%, respectively.

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

745,554 labour days days generated.

290.50 km of rural road, including rural road rehabilitated under cash-for-work (CFW) scheme, rehabilitated.

8,854 ha of land

34.5% female representation in committees (271 out of a total of 785 members), 62% female beneficiaries (12,459 out of a total of 24,901) as participants in CFW projects.

Over 23,000 farmers participated in the 2013 wet/dry season distribution/sales.

1,327.575 tons of rice seeds produced (incl. the 1st surplus production of 91.325 tons by three Farmer Associations (FAs) and a purchase of 36.75 tons from two FAs). 308 tons were lost due to flood 2013.

30.313 tons vegetable seed produced (incl. the 1st surplus production of 1.898 tons for five types of seeds).

400 SHGs have been formed.

CARD conducted two days refresher training for National Trainer Pool for Food Security and Nutrition and eight FSN trainings. Following refresher training course, the National Trainer Pool for FSN is entrusted to conduct national and provincial FSN trainings.

Nine district level FSN Trainings were organized in two selected districts in each of Kampong Cham, Prey Veng, Preah Vihear, Kampong Thom and Otdar Meanchey Province. 286 District/Commune officials including 84 women officials participated in the trainings.

CPMU conducted a series of seminars and meetings to sensitize the line departments and local authorities including officials from project provinces, districts and communes. A total of 55,486 ID poor households were identified in target communes. Baseline surveys finalized, Project Performance Monitoring System (PPMS) was designed. CPMU also carried out a series of capacity development activities to strengthen the project management and monitoring capacity of the IAs and PPMUs.

Coaching courses on the use GPS and field GPS data collection were provided staff of PPMUs, PDRDs and PDWRAMs so as to collect waypoint data of CFW and CW roads and canals to upload to project website and design map layer. Till date, GPS training was conducted in 8 provinces, Kampong Speu, Takeo, Prey Veng, Svay Rieng, Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear and Siem Reap and a total of 28 PPMUs/IAs officials participated in the trainings;

Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Not applicable.
Involuntary Resettlement Not applicable.
Indigenous Peoples Not applicable.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation with civil society and donors were carried out during the fact-finding stage and throughout the processing stage to get their inputs to the design, avoid overlap and foster synergies.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services All consultants (international and national), including the NGOs will be recruited by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (April 2010, as amended from time).
Procurement The Project will entail procurement of rice seeds, fertilizers, vehicles, office equipment and many other activities such cas: (a) cash for work program (including civil works contract), (b) food use and nutrition training for women and children, (c) home gardening, and (d) basic health, hygiene, and sanitation training; (ii) increased access to improved agricultural inputs and technologies through (a) quality seed and fertilizer distribution, (b) quality seed production, (c) diversified livelihood (livestock and aquaculture), and (d) emergency preparedness and mitigation in agriculture; (iii) improved capacity to mainstream food security through (a) an improved food security and nutrition monitoring and evaluation system, and (b) improved institutional coordination supporting food security at the national and provincial levels; and (iv) effective project implementation and management.. All procurement to be financed under the Project will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (April 2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Piseth Long
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Cambodia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Street 92, Sangkat Wat Phnom
Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh City


Concept Clearance 21 May 2012
Fact Finding 01 Mar 2012 to 19 Mar 2012
MRM 18 May 2012
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Oct 2014

Grant 0302-CAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Sep 2012 28 Sep 2012 12 Oct 2012 30 Jun 2015 31 Mar 2016 -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 27.74 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 11 Sep 2012 0.00 24.42 100%
Counterpart 3.24 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 24.50 11 Sep 2012 0.00 23.49 96%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - Satisfactory - -

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