42334-018: Rural Roads Improvement Project III | Asian Development Bank

Cambodia: Rural Roads Improvement Project III

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42334-018 Status: Active

The project will rehabilitate about 360 kilometers (km) of rural roads in five provinces (Kampong Cham, Kratie, Prey Veng, Svay Rieng, and Tboung Khmum) to paved condition. The rehabilitated roads will provide poor rural provinces with a disaster and climate-resilient, safer, and cost-effective rural road network with all-year access to markets and other social services. The proposed RRIP III will continue to support sustainability of this rural road network through: (i) a rural road maintenance regime in the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD); and (ii) a community-based road safety program. These initiatives have already been established by MRD through earlier ADB-financed projects, RRIP and RRIP II. The project will also support an HIV/AIDS and human trafficking awareness and prevention program (HHTPP). The feasibility study of the proposed project was completed through the ongoing loan for RRIP II.

 
Project Name Rural Roads Improvement Project III
Project Number 42334-018
Country Cambodia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0581-CAM: Rural Roads Improvement Project III
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 1.50 million
Loan 3678-CAM: Rural Roads Improvement Project III
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 58.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project will rehabilitate about 360 kilometers (km) of rural roads in five provinces (Kampong Cham, Kratie, Prey Veng, Svay Rieng, and Tboung Khmum) to paved condition. The rehabilitated roads will provide poor rural provinces with a disaster and climate-resilient, safer, and cost-effective rural road network with all-year access to markets and other social services. The proposed RRIP III will continue to support sustainability of this rural road network through: (i) a rural road maintenance regime in the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD); and (ii) a community-based road safety program. These initiatives have already been established by MRD through earlier ADB-financed projects, RRIP and RRIP II. The project will also support an HIV/AIDS and human trafficking awareness and prevention program (HHTPP). The feasibility study of the proposed project was completed through the ongoing loan for RRIP II.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy .
Impact The needs of the population served and economic development promoted
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome All-weather access in rural areas of the 5 project provinces improved
Progress Toward Outcome Recruitment of consultant and procurement of civil works are ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Rural roads improved

Rural road asset management improved

Awareness of road safety and potential social problems strengthened

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. Rural roads improved - activities not yet started

2. Rural road asset management improved - activities not yet started

3. Awareness of road safety and potential social problems strengthened - activities not yet started

Geographical Location Phnom Penh
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects

The project is confirmed as category B. An IEE and an EMP, that covers all project roads, has been prepared. Works will be limited to the existing right of way so negative construction environmental impacts will be short-term and localized, such as access and traffic disruption, noise and dust. Potentially sensitive environmental receptors along road corridors, such as villages, schools, pagodas, river crossings have been identified and specific mitigation measures identified.

MRD through their Social and Environmental Office (SEO) and Provincial Departments of Rural Development (PDRDs) are responsible for implementation of the EMP with technical support from DDIS Environmental Specialist. The SEO have built up capacity through the implementation of the two previous projects (RRIP and RRIP II) and identified priority training needs for RRIP3 during consultation meetings with ADB.

Involuntary Resettlement The project is categorized as C for involuntary resettlement impacts. Based on preliminary design, a poverty and social assessment due diligence was carried out. Additional resettlement due diligence with walk-over surveys has been carried out to confirm that there will be no land acquisition and resettlement impacts, as the construction works will be located within the boundaries of existing right of way assigned to rural roads and owned by the MRD, on government land. The MRD prepared the community participation framework (CPF) with criteria for voluntary land donation, in some cases of minor realignment, which will require narrow strips of land to be made available. Impact on structures will be avoided through road design modifications. Specific requirements for meaningful consultations with communities are provide in the CPF. The Government ensured that the project would not finance any road entailing involuntary resettlement or land acquisition, and that the due diligence report will be updated upon completion of the detailed engineering design to ensure no resettlement or land acquisition impact and submitted to ADB for review and concurrence.
Indigenous Peoples The project is categorized as C for indigenous peoples. The Government ensured that the project would not finance any road entailing impact on ethnic minorities or indigenous peoples based on the due diligence. The due diligence report will be updated upon completion of detailed engineering design to ensure no impact on ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples and submitted to ADB for review and concurrence. The communities will largely benefit from the improved paved rural road resulting from such benefits as reduced exposure to dust and improved health.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consultants will be recruited according to ADB''s Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Procurement All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB''s Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Fukayama, Takeshi
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
[email protected]
169 Corner Road Soviet Blvd.
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 12 Feb 2018
Fact Finding 05 Feb 2018 to 16 Feb 2018
MRM 18 Apr 2018
Approval 29 Jun 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2018

Grant 0581-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jun 2018 06 Jul 2018 29 Aug 2018 30 Jun 2026 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 1.50 29 Jun 2018 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 29 Jun 2018 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 3678-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jun 2018 06 Jul 2018 29 Aug 2018 30 Jun 2026 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 64.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 58.50 29 Jun 2018 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 6.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 29 Jun 2018 0.00 0.00 0%

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
42334-CAM: Rural Roads Improvement Project III (RRIP-III) [CW-B2] Invitation for Bids Closed 27 Jun 2018 27 Jul 2018
Consulting Services for Implementation Firm - Consulting Closed 26 Jun 2018 25 Jul 2018

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan