Cambodia: Provincial/Rural Road Asset Management Project

Sovereign Project | 42334-012 Status: Closed


The project is included in the Country Operation and Business Plan of 2008.

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Project Name Provincial/Rural Road Asset Management Project
Project Number 42334-012
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7199-CAM: Provincial/Rural Road Asset Management Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project is included in the Country Operation and Business Plan of 2008.
Impact The impact would be a more sustainable rural road sector based on a sound core network with good accessibility to markets and other social services, and an efficient and sustainable road maintenance regime.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the proposed TA will be to rehabilitate and pave, with a single seal surface treatment, about 500 km of unpaved rural roads, and assist the MRD in establishing an effective and sustainable periodic and routine maintenance management program for the rural roads network. It will also assist MRD to strengthen its road asset management capacity while building the capacity of local private sector contractors in undertaking rural road maintenance works, and mitigating natural disasters in disaster prone areas, predominantly due to frequent floods, to minimize the damage to the road network.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The outputs of the TA will be the agreed project design and feasibility study for a priority network of rural roads of about 500 km in length, selected on a screening criteria based on ADB's strategy of geographical focus, supporting the already financed projects of other relevant sectors, completed or nearing completion, and MRD's priority for rehabilitation under the Government's development priorities.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Around Tonle Sap and other areas
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
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 project will be prepared by a team of 3 individual consultants: Road Engineer, Transport Economist and Social/Environmental Specialist. As envisaged, 10 person-months of international consulting services will be required. Recruitment will be in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Shihiru Date
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
H. E. Chan Darong
Concept Clearance 13 Aug 2008
Fact Finding 07 Jul 2008 to 16 Jul 2008
Approval 10 Dec 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Sep 2008
Last PDS Update 19 May 2011

TA 7199-CAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2008 18 Dec 2008 18 Dec 2008 30 Sep 2009 31 Dec 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 10 Dec 2008 482,394.08
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Provincal/Rural Road Asset Management Project Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Mar 2010

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