The Asian Development Bank is working with Cambodia to support local government through the promotion of commune councils. The program is helping build awareness and understanding of public services, democratic rights and responsibilities.
|Project Name||Commune Council Development Project (Phase II)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Grant
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management / Decentralization
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||Building on the already reviewed achievements andlessons from the Commune Council Development Project 2003-2006 (Loan 1953-CAM), the Project provides a second phase of support to local administrationin Cambodia. The Project has three components: a) Commune Council Facilities, which will enable about 235 more commune councils to build their own `Local Assembly' premises, enabling them to function, and to symbolize the permanent status of local democracy across the country, b) civil Registration System Development, to consolidate Cambodia's record achievement in collecting hard-copy civil registration records over 2003-2006 through creating a modern, computerized national civil registration system; and c) Capacity Development, to continue building the awareness, understanding and concept of public services, democratic rights and responsibilities.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Country Strategy and Program (CSP) 2005-2009 supports the Royal Government of Cambodia to implement its decentralization and deconcentration policy and strategy. It is part of an overall effort by ADB to promote good governance in Cambodia.|
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|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
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|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||A total of 267 person-months of consulting service will be required: 26 person-months of international and 241 person-months of domestic. Consultants will be recruited by ADB in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.|
Procurement of all equipment and services will be managed by the Project Administrator, with support from the TA Teal Leader, DoLA and consultant accountants, in accordance with the "Guidelines for the Financial Governance and Management of Investment Projects Financed by ADB", the RGC/ADB/WB Financial Management and Procurement Handbooks and Standard Operating Procedures. Component 1 will use the same procedures developed under CCDP.
The facilities subsidy will be transferred as a block grant (average $19,500 per commune) to each selected commune, and works will be procured following tendering by the commune council procurement committee among local contractors.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Ouch, Chamroen|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Cambodia Resident Mission|
Ministry of Interior
H.E. Sak Setha
#275 Norodom Blvd., Phnom Penh
|Concept Clearance||25 Jan 2005|
|Fact Finding||19 Jun 2006 to 23 Jun 2006|
|MRM||17 Aug 2006|
|Approval||12 Dec 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||04 Apr 2006|
|Last PDS Update||27 Jul 2010|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|12 Dec 2006||05 Mar 2007||01 Jun 2007||31 Dec 2009||-||29 Sep 2010|
|Financing Plan||Grant Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||7.80||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||7.80||12 Dec 2006||7.79||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||12 Dec 2006||7.79||0.00||100%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Grant Agreement for Commune Council Development Project 2 between Kingdom of Cambodia and ADB (dated 5 March 2007)||Grant Agreement||Jan 2007|
|Commune Council Development Project 2||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Nov 2006|
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