Cambodia Road Connectivity Improvement (WB-P169930)

Countries
  • Cambodia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Kampong Cham, Kratie and Tboung Khmum
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Oct 15, 2020
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Borrower
Government of Cambodia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 30, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 26, 2019


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project aims to "improve climate resilient road access to economic and human capital development facilities in targeted provinces...The design of the proposed project builds on a network-wide connectivity approach in targetedprovinces to improve all-season road accessibility in rural areas, between rural areas and urban centers, and beyond. The project provinces include Kampong Cham, Kratie and Tboung Khmum with a total population of over 2.3 million people. The selection of provinces was determined considering several criteria including density of rural population, agricultural potential, vulnerability to floods, conditionof roads and connectivity of provincial road networks."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Sadig Aliyev, Veasna Bun
Senior Transport Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Pornmoniroth Aun, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister
mef.cabinet@gmail.com

Vissoth Vongsey
Secretary of State
vongsey_vissoth@mef.gov.kh

Vanndy Hem
Under Secretary of State
hemvanndy@hotmail.com

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Sovicheano Pheng, Secretary of State
psovicheano@online.com.kh

Chanthol Sun, Senior Minister
chantholsun@yahoo.com
Ministry of Rural Development
Kong Suos, Secretary of State
suoskong@gmail.com

Darong Chan, Secretary of State
darongchan@gmail.com

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