Cambodia: Solid Waste and Plastic Management Improvement Project (WB-P170976)

  • Cambodia
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 22, 2021
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Government of Cambodia
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 60.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 21, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 2, 2020

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Project Description

According to the bank's documents, the proposed project aims to "create pilot cities throughout Cambodia that can demonstrate improved solid waste management performance adaptable and scalable to other cities in the country. The Project will support solid waste management policy and legislation as well as capacity development at the national level. The project will also support solid waste management policy, legislation as well as capacity development at the municipal level to better regulate and monitor the private sector waste collection companies, increasing the financial revenues from the solid waste sector to support cost recovery in the sector and increase monitoring, enforcement and citizen engagement and public awareness."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Katelijn Van den Berg, Andre A. Bald
Senior Environmental Specialist

Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA
H.E. HEM Vanndy, Under Secretary of State

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Sopheak Phibal Chao, Director of Sewerage Management and Construction
Ministry of Environment
H.E. Sao Sopheap, Secretary of State
Ministry of Interior
H.E. Prak Samoeun, Director General


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