Cambodia Agricultural Sector Diversification Project (WB-P163264)

  • Cambodia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Government of Cambodia
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 91.67 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 101.67 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 27, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jul 25, 2018

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Project Description
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According to the bank document, the objectives of the proposed project are "to facilitate the development of diversified agriculture value chains in selected geographical areas in Cambodia and to provide immediate and effective response in case of an eligible crisis or emergency." The proposed project comprises four components: (a) Enabling Agriculture Diversification; (b) Supporting Public Infrastructure; (c)Improving Agriculture Information Systems and Quality Control Management; (d)Project Management, Coordination, and Monitoring & Evaluation; and(e) Contingent Emergency Response.

Investment Description
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Borrower US$ 10 million

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World Bank
Mudita Chamroeun
Senior Rural Development Specialist

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)
Sokhun TY, Secretary of State
Sakhon VENG, Minister
Chetra Sar, Deputy Secretary General

Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF)
Pornmoniroth AUN, Senior Minister
Vissoth VONGSEY, Secretary of State
Vanndy HEM, Under Secretary of State

Ministry of Rural Development (MRD)
Kong Sous, Secretary of State
Darong Chan, Director General of Technical Affairs

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MoWRAM)
Kean Hor Lim, Minister
Sinath Chan, Deputy Director General of Technical Affairs


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