Cambodia: Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project

Sovereign Project | 46293-004 Status: Approved


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Project Name Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project
Project Number 46293-004
Country Cambodia
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3194-CAM: Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth - Cambodia
Asian Development Fund US$ 18.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Small and medium enterprise development - Trade and services

Transport - Water transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban sanitation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Increased tourism employment for men and women living in underdeveloped segments of the GMS Southern Coastal Corridor.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased tourism receipts in Kampot, Kep and Koh Kong
Progress Toward Outcome The loan was declared effective as of 30 March 2015. A Project Coordination Unit (PCU) and Project Implementation Units (PIUs) are established and staffed with full time government counterparts.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Last-mile tourism access infrastructure improved

Environmental services in cross-border tourism centers improved

Institutional capacity to promote inclusive tourism growth strengthened

Effective project implementation and knowledge management

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Four tourism destination management and capacity building support consultants have been recruited to provide assistance to Executing Agency in project implementation. Recruitment of the project management and civil engineering support consultants (firm) is ongoing. The EA is preparing Submission 2 (technical proposal) with expected submission in October 2015.
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
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
Responsible ADB Officer Steven Schipani
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Lao Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Tourism
Lot 3A, St. 169, Sangkat Vealong, Khan
7 Makara, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Concept Clearance 23 Nov 2012
Fact Finding 02 Nov 2013 to 31 Jan 2014
MRM 26 Aug 2014
Approval 24 Nov 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2015

Loan 3194-CAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Nov 2014 18 Dec 2014 30 Mar 2015 30 Jun 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 18.77 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 18.00 24 Nov 2014 0.51 0.00 3%
Counterpart 0.77 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Nov 2014 0.70 0.00 4%

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