Uplands Irrigation and Water Resources Management Sector Project (ADB-44328-012)

  • Cambodia
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Specific Location
Tonle Sap lake, in Prey Veng, Kampong Thom and Battambang provinces
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Aug 14, 2014
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Royal Government of Cambodia, Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.90 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 30, 2016

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Project Description

According to ADB website, the proposed Uplands Irrigation and Water Resources Management Sector Project will enhance agricultural and rural economic productivity through increased efficiency of irrigation systems and improved management of water resources in uplands, areas away from the Tonle Sap lake, in Prey Veng, Kampong Thom and Battambang provinces. It shall address agriculture productivity constraints such as (i) low irrigation efficiency and water productivity, (ii) seasonal variations in water availability, (iii) inadequate operation and maintenance, and (iv) weak water resources management.

Project impact will be increased farm incomes and outcome will be enhanced water and agricultural productivity. The outputs will be (i) enhanced efficiency and climate resilience of irrigation systems, (ii) improved water resource management, and (iii) efficient and effective project implementation.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Project Officer: Farrukh, Raza M.
Southeast Asia Department
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