Integration of Social Accountability into National and Subnational Systems (WB-P173527)

  • 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
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
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.
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.72 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 Mar 16, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Feb 6, 2020

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, the project aims to "improve the performance of public service providers through the development and institutionalization of national and sub-national government systems for improved transparency, strengthened citizen engagement and responsive action."

The project main components include "the annual cycle of social accountability activities: (1) Transparency and access to information; (2) Citizen monitoring; and (3) Implementation of Joint Accountability Action Plans (JAAPs). Components (4) Training and capacity development, and (5) National and subnational coordination and partnership support, provide overarching support to building the capacity required to implement the planned activities and sustain them beyond the duration of this project."

Investment Description
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Cambodia Social Accountabilty and Service Delivery US$ 1.72 million

Contact Information
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World Bank
Erik Caldwell Johnson
Senior Social Development Specialist
5721 1314

Ministry of Economy and Finance
Hem Vanndy, Undersecretary of State

Implementing Agencies
National Committee for Subnational Democratic Development Secretariat (NCDDS)
Ngan Chamroeun, Secretary of State


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