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

Sovereign (Public) Project | 41435-054 Status: Proposed

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
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project - Additional Financing
Project Number 41435-054
Country Cambodia
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant: Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 4.28 million
Loan: Tonle Sap Poverty Reduction and Smallholder Development Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 45.73 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change 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 Livelihoods in target communes in seven provinces in the Tonle Sap basin improved.
Outcome Agricultural productivity increased and access to markets improved in 270 communes in seven provinces in the Tonle Sap basin.
Outputs

Community driven development through improved rural productive infrastructure, with considerations for disaster risk reduction and improved capacity in disaster risk management achieved.

Enabling environment for increased agricultural productivity, diversification and climate resilience created.

Effective project management ensured.

Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
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 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 Democratic Development at Subnational Level
Ministry of Interior Norodom Blvd,Sangkat Tonle Bassac,Khan
Chamcar Mon, Phnom Penh
Timetable
Concept Clearance 14 Sep 2016
Fact Finding 21 Apr 2017 to 05 May 2017
MRM 22 Jun 2017
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 21 Mar 2017

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