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Top ten irrigation projects

Top ten irrigation projects

T he Mekong Secretariat Irrigation Rehabilitation Study in Cambodia, funded by

the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in June 1994 identified the top

priority irrigation projects for Cambodia.

1. Tuk Char irrigation

rehabilitation
Kompong Cham

Cost: $1.43 million

Status: funded by:

ADB

2. Kampong Sne rehabilitation
Prey Veng

Cost:

$740,000

Status: funded by ADB

3. Kompong Rotes
Svay Rieng

Cost: unknown

Status: European

Union is beginning a study

4. Canal 03
Takeo

Cost: unknown

Status: European Union

studying.

5. O Andoung Gate
Kandal, 20 kms south of PP

Cost:

$400,000

Status: Hun Sen project

6. Tamouk Reservoir
Kandal

Cost: not known

Status: No

organization is studying

7. Trapeang Thmar
Banteay Meanchey

Funding: unknown

Status:

UNDP/UN Capital Development Fund are studying.

8. Trapeang Boeng Dam
Kampot

Funding: unknown

Status: No

studies yet

9. Prek Tatam
Prey Veng

Funding: unknown

Status: No

studies.

10. Takeo River
Takeo

Funding: unknown

Status: No

studies.

In addition this project was already underway: Thnot Te

rehabilitation project

Takeo

Cost: $940,000.

Status: funded by:

ADB

- Source: Department of Agriculture's Hydraulics and

Hydro-meteorology division

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