Agricultural Value Chain Infrastructure Improvement Project (ADB-50264-001)

Countries
  • Cambodia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom, Otar Meanchey, Preah Vihear, Siem Reap, Tboung Khmum
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Jun 29, 2018
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Borrower
Government of Cambodia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services, Grant
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 27, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 27, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank document, Cambodia's agriculture sector is characterized as low value added, low productive, and natural resource exhaustive. They are caused by: (i) poor and climate-vulnerable agricultural production and service infrastructure; (ii) underdeveloped agricultural value chains; and (iii) unsustainable natural resources management exacerbated by climate change. The Agricultural Value Chain (AVC) Infrastructure Improvement Project (the project) aims to tackle the core sector problem of low productivity, low value addition, and low resource efficiency of Cambodia's agriculture with the following outputs: (i) post-harvest and logistic facilities strengthened; (ii) agricultural production and service infrastructure improved; (iii) rural connectivity and disaster risk management capacity improved; and (iv) business partnership among value chain stakeholders enhanced (see detailed description of the outputs in the concept paper). These outputs will result in the following outcome: value addition to selected agricultural products in the project area increased. The project will be aligned with the following impact: value addition in agriculture sector enhanced.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Co-financing:
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (Full ADB Administration) US$ 1.50 million
Project Readiness Improvement Trust Fund (Full ADB Administration) US$ 0.50 million

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Ueda, Takeshi
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

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