34379-013: Northwest Irrigation Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall objective of the Project is to support government effort to reduce poverty in rural areas of northwest Cambodia through increased agricultural production, thereby reducing food insecurity and improving farming household incomes. The immediate objective is better use of water resources and promotion of irrigated agriculture through: (i) a comprehensive policy and strategic framework to be applied in developing water resources; (ii) a better understanding, knowledge and application ... Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 34379-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2035
Approval Date 09 Dec 2003
Closing Date 13 Feb 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 18,000
Geographical Location Northwest of Cambodia (provinces of Pursat, Battambang, Bantey Meanchey and Siem Reap).
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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