Second GMS Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth (Loan 3701)


Project 49387-002
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Type Loan
Sector Industry and Trade
Country Cambodia
Start 2018
End 2024
Status Ongoing
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 30,890

Project Description

The project will help transform secondary GMS central and southern corridor towns into economically inclusive, competitive tourism destinations by improving transport infrastructure, urban environmental services, and capacity to sustainably manage tourism growth. It will boost trade in services and deepen regional cooperation and integration in the GMS and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). About 97,000 residents are expected to directly benefit from climate-resilient infrastructure development and increased access to economic opportunities. Project investments are prioritized in the ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan 2015 2025, GMS Tourism Sector Strategy 2016 2025, and national tourism strategies

Progress (as of March 2021)

Ongoing. ADB approved last 7 December 2018. Project successfully launched in Q1 2019. As of 30 June 2020, implementation progress was about 18%. Cambodia and Lao PDR awarded first road and landfill works contracts. Other landfill, road and small port works contracts to be awarded in 2020.


Contact 1
Contact Name Hasanah, Siti
Organization SERD/ADB
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

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  • Increased tourism competitiveness of secondary towns in Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam.