Fourth Greater Mekong Subregion Corridor Towns Development Project (ADB-50099-001)

  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Cambodia - Kampong Cham, Kratie, Stung Treng; Lao People's Democratic Republic - Muang Pakxan, Thak
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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
Sep 30, 2016
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Cambodia Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR Ministry of Public Works and Transport
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 25, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 4, 2016

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Project Description

According to ADB website, the proposed project will support the governments of Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) in enhancing the competitiveness of towns located along main economic corridors in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). The project will result in improved urban services in the participating towns through investment in basic urban infrastructure including, for example, sanitation, solid waste management, urban roads and flood management. The project will enhance climate resilience and will be in line with ADB's 3Es of economy, environment, and equity, as outlined in its Urban Operational Plan.

This project is related to a proposed project (ADB-50099-003).

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Project Officer: Ishii, Satoshi
Southeast Asia Department, ADB

Executing Agencies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport
4th Floor Eastern Building
Corner Norodom Boulevard Street 106
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Dept of Housing and Urban Planning, Lao
PDR, Lane-Xang Ave., Vientiane Lao PDR
P.O. Box 206


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