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Cambodia: Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 46293-004 Status: Active

ADB is helping build a marine ferry terminal and other facilities to boost tourism in southern Cambodia. The project will upgrade rural roads and wastewater management in areas with well-preserved Khmer and colonial architecture, including Kampot province and seaside towns in Kep and Koh Kong provinces. It will also improve tourist and environmental services, and support services for businesses.

 
Project Name Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project
Project Number 46293-004
Country Cambodia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3194-CAM: Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth - Cambodia
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 18.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Small and medium enterprise development - Trade and services

Transport / Water transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban sanitation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Increased tourism employment for men and women living in underdeveloped segments of the GMS Southern Coastal Corridor.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased tourism receipts in Kampot, Kep and Koh Kong
Progress Toward Outcome Tourism receipts in Kampot, Kep and Koh Kong have steadily increased.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Last-mile tourism access infrastructure improved

Environmental services in cross-border tourism centers improved

Institutional capacity to promote inclusive tourism growth strengthened

Effective project implementation and knowledge management

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

A. Last-mile tourism access infrastructure improved. Civil works contract awarded on 3 July 2018. About 20% of civil works completed. The following works has been completed or undertaken: (i) site works: UXO sweeping, site clearing, soil filling (36,693 m3), workers camp, site offices and security fencing; (ii) international terminal building: 431 piles inserted and 140 piles cut; (iii) technical office/workshop: completion of concrete work for ground floor columns, slab and roof; (iv) passenger landing area: 22 bore piles and 42 inserted piles; (v) corridor: complete concreting encasing stump columns; (vi) piling works for embankment/landing area, terminal building, corridor, (vii) foundation works for public toilets, technical building and public toilets and guardhouses; (viii) partial connection to electricity and water supply, and (ix) survey and clearance for 2.3 km access road.

B. Environmental services in cross-border tourism centers improved. About 98% of civil works were completed, i.e. the Contractor has substantially completed the scope of works under the original contract including connecting all 32 restaurants to the wastewater treatment plant. The plant will be formally handed over to Kep Provincial Department of Public Works and Transport (Kep PDPWT) after completion of trainings on operation and maintenance for their staff.

C. Institutional capacity to promote inclusive tourism growth strengthened. Overall progress under this output is about 76%. The following activities have been undertaken or completed: (i) establishment of project steering committees (100%); (ii) mobilization of consultants and procure PCU/PIU equipment (100%); (iii) implementing training on financial management (100%); (iv) trainings of PIU/PCU staff to implement comprehensive sex disaggregated PPMS, including safeguard monitoring (100%); (v) establishing and maintaining web-based knowledge center (85%); (vi) implementation of gender action plan (80%); (vii) implementation of GMS marketing and statistics harmonization programs (90%); (viii) implementation of ASEAN tourism standards program (96%); (ix) implementation of operation and maintenance plans with sustainable finance mechanisms (0%); and (x) updating baseline information and prepare end of project impact evaluation (75%).

D. Effective project implementation and knowledge management. PCU and PIUs established with staff possess knowledge and skills for effective project management;

Equipment delivered to PCU and PIUs offices;

3 Provincial Tourism Management and Planning Committees, or the destination management organization (DMO), have been formed in all three project provinces;

More than 50% of participants attended the awareness progress are women.

Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects All safeguards documents have been prepared in accordance with ADB's Safeguards Policy Statement (SPS, 2009). The safeguard categorization for environment B.
Involuntary Resettlement The safeguard categorization for involuntary resettlement is B.
Indigenous Peoples The safeguard categorization for indigenous peoples is C.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The project team had conducted consultations with the project stakeholders during the project processing stage.
During Project Implementation Consultations with the project stakeholders regularly conducted during project implementation stage.
Responsible ADB Officer Nida, Ouk
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Cambodia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Tourism
Lot 3A, St. 169, Sangkat Vealong, Khan 7 Makara,
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 23 Nov 2012
Fact Finding 02 Nov 2013 to 31 Jan 2014
MRM 26 Aug 2014
Approval 24 Nov 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 May 2019

Loan 3194-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Nov 2014 18 Dec 2014 30 Mar 2015 30 Jun 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 18.77 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 18.00 24 Nov 2014 12.68 0.00 75%
Counterpart 0.77 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Nov 2014 4.00 0.00 24%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory - - - Satisfactory

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Title Document Type Document Date
GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2017) Audited Project Financial Statements Jun 2018
GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2016) Audited Project Financial Statements Jun 2017
GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (30 March-31 December 2015) Audited Project Financial Statements Jul 2016
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Project Data Sheet (Khmer Translation) Translated PDS Apr 2015
Loan Agreement (Special Operations) for GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project Loan Agreement (Special Operations) Dec 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Report and Recommendation of the President Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Gender Action Plan Gender Action Plans Nov 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Project Administration Manual Project/Program Administration Manual Oct 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Oct 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth - Cambodia Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Mar 2014

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kep Crab Market Resettlement Due Diligence Report (Updated) Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2019
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kampot Pier Resettlement Due Diligence Report (Updated) Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2019
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kampot Pier Development Sub-Project, Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Jul 2018
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Jun 2018
Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kep Crab Market Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Dec 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kampot Pier Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2017
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kep Crab Market Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jan 2017
Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Initial Environmental Impact Assessment Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2016
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth - Cambodia: Kep Crab Market Environmental Improvements Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jul 2014
GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kampot and Kep Provinces Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kampot Pier Development Subproject Environmental Management Plans Mar 2014
Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project: Kep Crab Market Environmental Improvements Environmental Management Plans Mar 2014

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
National Tourism Destination Management and Training Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Nov 2018 12 Nov 2018
National Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Nov 2018 12 Nov 2018
National Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2018
International Tourism Specialist/Deputy Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 24 May 2018 30 May 2018
Loan No. 3194-CAM (SF) Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project [TIIG-CAM-ICB-W01] Invitation for Bids Closed 06 Dec 2017 17 Jan 2018

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
PAYMENT FOR WILLIAM JAMES WILLIS Loan 3194 29 Oct 2018 WILLIAM JAMES WILLIS [email protected] AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA Ministry of Tourism Consulting Services 169,176.00 169,176.00
PAYMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKSFOR JV SBPH AND CIENCO1 Loan 3194 23 Jul 2018 JV SBPH ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO.LTD #25A, ST.432, PHNOM PENH [email protected] CAMBODIA Ministry of Tourism CONSTRUCTION 8,483,438.00 8,483,438.00
Various Expenditure from September to October 2016 Loan 3194 11 Apr 2017 Various Various Cambodia Ministry of Tourism Others 168,953.23 168,953.23