Cambodia: Integrated Water Resources Management Project

Project Name
Integrated Water Resources Management Project
Project Number
Country / Economy
  • Cambodia
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Grant
  • Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant: Integrated Water Resources Management Project
Source Amount
Asian Development Fund US$ 4.30 million
Loan: Integrated Water Resources Management Project
Source Amount
Concessional ordinary capital resources lending US$ 83.69 million
Operational Priorities
  • OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
  • OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
  • OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Irrigation - Rural flood protection - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Water-based natural resources management

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

Cambodia's water resources management made climate-adaptive and sustainable to support social and economic growth and protect ecosystem


Livelihoods in the target river basin group made climate and disaster resilient through climate-adaptive integrated water resources management


Planning, coordination, and climate change adaptation capacities of water resources management strengthened

Water supply capacity during dry season increased

Flood risks during wet season reduced

Geographical Location
Moung Ruessei, Pursat, Stueng Sangkae, Svay Doun Kaev

Safeguard Categories

Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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
Takaku-Bessho, Ryutaro
Responsible ADB Department
Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division
Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office (SG-AFNR)
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology


Concept Clearance
30 Jun 2022
Fact Finding
04 Mar 2024 to 15 Mar 2024
21 Jun 2024
Last Review Mission
Last PDS Update
30 Jun 2022


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