Cambodia: Mekong River Island Connectivity Output

Sovereign Project | 42334-016

Summary

The proposed project aims to continue and expand the initiatives of Loan 2670 (Rural Roads Improvement Project) by rehabilitating about 1,000 km of rural roads in the 7 original project provinces and 2 additional provinces (Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Pursat, Siem Reap, and Takeo).

Mekong River Island Connectivity: Through not orignally planned during the design of Loan 2670, the Ministry of Rural Development subsequently requested ADB to rehabilitate roads and jetties within a Mekong River island cluster (part of mainland Kampong Cham province) in order to improve climate resilience access and connectivity.

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Project Name Mekong River Island Connectivity Output
Project Number 42334-016
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8322-CAM: Mekong River Island Connectivity Output
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The proposed project aims to continue and expand the initiatives of Loan 2670 (Rural Roads Improvement Project) by rehabilitating about 1,000 km of rural roads in the 7 original project provinces and 2 additional provinces (Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Pursat, Siem Reap, and Takeo).

Mekong River Island Connectivity: Through not orignally planned during the design of Loan 2670, the Ministry of Rural Development subsequently requested ADB to rehabilitate roads and jetties within a Mekong River island cluster (part of mainland Kampong Cham province) in order to improve climate resilience access and connectivity.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project aims to rehabilitate about 1,000 km of rural roads in 9 provinces (Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Pursat, Siem Reap, and Takeo) to paved condition to provide a safer, cost-effective rural road network with all-year access to markets and other social services of poor rural provinces in Cambodia. The project will also support a sustainable road maintenance regime in the Ministry of Rural Development, a community-based road safety program, HIV/AIDS and human trafficking prevention program, and climate change adaptation measures.
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
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Yes, during project design.
During Project Implementation Yes, during project implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services An international consulting firm will be engaged to implement the TA. The TA will require 3 positions in international and 3 positions in national consultants. The requirement of international consultants is 9 person-months and 10 person-months for national consultants. ADB will select and engage the consulting firm in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). ADB will use the fixed budget selection with simplified technical proposal to select the consulting firm.
Responsible ADB Officer Shihiru Date
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development169 Corner Road Soviet Blvd.
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 04 Feb 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2013

TA 8322-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Feb 2013 14 Feb 2013 14 Feb 2013 30 Sep 2013 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 04 Feb 2013 393,217.00

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