Project Category
Project Category
Environmental research
Project Description
Project Description
For the last few decades, water shortage for daily household consumption, irrigation and livestock farming to support local livelihood in three villages including Chrok Sra Em, Pich Antung, and Tra Peang Kranh villages, Chambak commune, Phnom Sruoch district, Kampong Speu province, has been a major issue. The Chambak Community based Eco-tourism Management Committee, with full participation of villagers and local authorit, has proposed a project to install a pipeline to bring water from a fall within its community s forest area for distribution among 332 households in 3 villages. The project namely, development of waterfall to promote local livelihood of Chambak community, Kampong Speu province, is the expansion of best practices of its past project by the committee to contribute to promoting local community livelihood and to enable their adaptation to drought and CC (CC). The main project activities are: 1) installation of a pipeline from the same source of existing water supply and its connection to 332 households in other 3 villages in Chambak commune. The sub-committee managing the pipeline with a yet to developed by-law and to be recognized by commune council will be formed to ensure sustainable maintenance of the pipeline; and 2) with the water supplied at each household, selected livelihood activities by community members will be supported through self-help groups. With this, the livelihood, particularly of women, children and elders, will be improved. A fund to support repair of the pipeline will be established through contribution by the pipeline users and part of the fund will be used to cover expenses on activities to patrol and guard 1,200 ha community forests that serve as the source of the water supply. This will form tangible contribution to a project cycle for building their capacity to adapt to CC. 1.2 Project Goal To promote livelihood of local villagers at Chambak community so as to enable them to adapt to prolonged drought, heat, and erratic rainfall. Specific objectives: To achieve the above goal, the project aims to improve the living condition of 3 local villages through their access to sufficient water for household consumption, irrigation, and livestock farming and to support complementary livelihood activities. 1.3 Project outcome 1. Local livelihood of 332 households in the communities improved through access to sufficient water for daily consumption, including for home gardening, livestock farming, and other livelihood activities; 2. Complementing livelihood activities developed among members of the saving groups will be successful through the support from saving groups revolving fund; and 3. Community eco-tourism management committee s capacity for project management adequately improved. 1.4 Expected outputs and main activities 1.1 A water pipeline installed to bring water for distribution to 332 households; 1.2 A sub-committee for the pipeline management will be formed with a clear by-law developed; 2.1 Existing 7 saving groups in the 3 target villages able to increase its revolving fund by 50%; 2.2 Selected small businesses set up by at least 30 members of saving groups; 3.1 The committee will gain capacity to manage the project. Main activities under the project: 1.1.1 Consultation with relevant sectoral departments; 1.1.2 Formulation of a sub-committee for pipeline construction; 1.1.3 Conducting ground work for laying 19,200 m pipe; 1.1.4 Laying 19,200 m pipe underground; 1.1.5 Coordination with community members for household connections; 1.2.1 Formulation of a sub-committee to manage the water distribution line; 1.2.2 Dissemination of by-laws on the management of distribution line; 2.1.1 Convene meetings of the existing 7 saving groups to review existing by-laws and their savings; 2.1.2 Provision of additional fund to the existing fund of all the existing saving groups; 2.2.1 Convene meetings of existing 7 saving groups to define additional livelihood activities of their interest and their commitment for application; 2.2.2 Provision of training on small businesses management; 2.2.3 Provision of training to deliver skills and technical aspects of small businesses; 2.2.4 Facilitating saving groups to provide fund for small businesses by trained members 2.2.5 Monitoring performance of the businesses; 3.1.1 Provision of training on project management to eco-tourism management committee; 3.1.2 Launching the distribution line; 3.1.3 Mid-term and end of project VRA; and 3.1.4 End of the project integral evaluation.
Country
Country
Cambodia
Our Reference Number
Our Reference Number
2223318140515
 
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