The Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan for cambodia irrigation system| glObserver Global Economics


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 60-million-U.S.-dollar loan to increase agricultural production by rehabilitating, modernizing and climate- proofing irrigation systems in Cambodia’s two provinces, its statement said on Tuesday.

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The project will boost the efficiency and climate resilience of irrigation systems in central Kampong Thom province and northwestern Battambang province.

By 2021, the total cultivated area for both the dry and wet seasons in the two provinces will have additional than doubled to 29,500 hectares from 13,500 hectares in 2015, and three irrigation systems will have completed 100 % irrigation efficiency, the statement said.

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