Rural Poverty Reduction Project in Prey Veng and Svay Rieng

The project performance assessment project had positive impacts with regards to productivity increase, livelihoods and food security, and met its overarching objectives. The significant economic and social changes that were taking place in the country during the project period helped the Government of Cambodia to achieve these results. Positive processes were initiated and have been scaled up by the Government such as the participatory planning, management and budgeting of the Commune Infrastructure Development Fund. However, technical and institutional problems with the design of roads and irrigation systems prevented the infrastructure components from benefitting the anticipated number of beneficiaries and from being sustainable



15 August 2013