Cambodia Sustainable Landscape and Ecotourism Project (WB-P165344)

Countries
  • Cambodia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Pursat, Koh Kong, Battambang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap, and Kampong Chhnang
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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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Mar 21, 2019
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Borrower
Government of Cambodia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Infrastructure
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 50.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 27, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project development objective is “to improve natural resources management and related value addition in selected landscapes. The proposed project will support investments in a manner that is consistent with the landscape approach. This means that investments contribute to common outcomes, are spatially connected across the landscape, and are designed to limit negative impacts on ecosystem integrity while at the same time maximizing development benefits. The investments supported by the project therefore include the development and enhancement of climate-resilientinfrastructure and production systems; adoption of sustainable landscape management practices, information systems and decision support tools; and institutional strengthening at the national and subnational levels. Investments will also support the strengthening of the enabling environment for private sector to invest in natural resources.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank
Anjali Acharya, Maurice Andres Rawlins
Senior Environmental Specialist

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Environment (Cambodia)
Say Samal
Minister of Environment

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK

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