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Cambodia: Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project - Additional Financing

Sovereign (Public) Project | 41435-053 Status: Closed

An additional financing to the Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project is proposed for seven provinces (Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom, Prey Veng, Siem Reap, and Tboung Khmum) in Cambodia. The additional financing will enhance agricultural productivity and improve access to markets in 270 target communes through investments in climate-resilient productive infrastructure, building capacity in disaster risk management of the communities and commune councils, and creating an enabled environment for agricultural productivity, diversification and climate resilience.

Project Details

Project Officer
Dang Thuy Trang Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Cambodia
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project - Additional Financing
Project Number 41435-053
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9167-CAM: Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project - Additional Financing
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 425,000.00
TA 9167-CAM: Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project - Additional Financing (Supplementary)
Project Readiness Improvement Trust Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural production - Irrigation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description An additional financing to the Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project is proposed for seven provinces (Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom, Prey Veng, Siem Reap, and Tboung Khmum) in Cambodia. The additional financing will enhance agricultural productivity and improve access to markets in 270 target communes through investments in climate-resilient productive infrastructure, building capacity in disaster risk management of the communities and commune councils, and creating an enabled environment for agricultural productivity, diversification and climate resilience.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Given the success of the current project, executing agencies have requested ADB support for an additional financing to scale up the current project activities. Demand for agricultural production infrastructure for poverty reduction in the Tonle Sap Basin is high; over 90% of the poor live in rural areas and are dependent on small-scale agricultural production for their livelihood. Frequency and intensity of disasters such as floods and droughts in the Tonle Sap Basin require interventions to enhance climate resilience and reduce disaster risk. The additional financing will also strengthen ADB''s basin-scale strategic approach in the Tonle Sap basin by creating synergies with other projects, such as the Climate-Resilient Rice Commercialization Sector Development Program (Rice SDP). Further, by using the additional financing modality, momentum of successes can be built on, and use of the current project resources optimized.
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 Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kampong Cham Province, Kampong Thom, Prey Veng, Siem Reap, Tboung Khmum
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The project preparation process involved a wide range of key stakeholders, including many ministries and agencies, development partners, nongovernment organizations, and community-based organizations at critical milestones during the PPTA.
During Project Implementation Particular issues that require participation of the poor include: (i) criteria for selection of subprojects, including disaster risk reduction, and climate resilience; (ii) strengthening and establishment of livelihood improvement groups; (iii) selection of non-rice crops for support; and (iv) development of agribusinesses.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Individual consultants, comprising international and national, were recruited by ADB using individual recruitment selection procedures.
Responsible ADB Officer Dang Thuy Trang
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
# 40 Norodom Blvd.
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development Secretariat
Ministry of Interior Norodom Blvd,
Sangkat Tonle Bassac,Khan
Chamcar Mon, Phnom Penh
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 14 Sep 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2018

TA 9167-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Sep 2016 22 Nov 2016 22 Nov 2016 30 Sep 2017 28 Feb 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
425,000.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 575,000.00 14 Sep 2016 479,392.72

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
AGRICULTURE VALUE CHAINSAND MARKET LINAKGES SUPPORT Firm - Consulting Closed 08 Feb 2018 09 Mar 2018

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