ADB and Agriculture:The Relevance of Safeguard Policies for Food SecurityCase Study:Tonle Sap Lowlands Rural Development P...
ADB’s approach to food security andagriculture:*2008: commitment to food security throughmulti-sector approach•Not one of ...
Report:ADB and Agriculture: The Importance of Safeguarding FoodSecurityCase Study: Tonle Sap Lowlands Rural Development Pr...
Tonle Sap Lowlands Rural Development Project, CambodiaOverall Project Description•Focus: improvement of rural infrastructu...
Overall assessment• Overall TSLRDP project design and set-up: integrated community development• Subproject welcome by comm...
Safeguard Policy Implementation – Overall ProjectNote: Project approval: 2007: old Safeguard Policies apply• Environment P...
Subproject: Prasat Village, Sangkor Commune, Kampong Svay•(Social infrastructure)• Water management and irrigation• Rural ...
Water Management Infrastructure/Irrigation Component•Construction of spillway and head regulator on main canal in Prasat v...
Credit: Carl Middleton
Credit: Carl Middleton
Credit: Carl Mid
Water Management Infrastructure – Irrigation Component:Safeguard Policy Implementation• Resettlement• Environment• Partici...
Rural Road Improvement Component6. 5 km road rehabilitation between Krasang Ka and Prasat village
Credit: Carl Middleton
Rural Road Improvement ComponentSafeguard Policy implementation• Resettlement• Environment• Participation
Rural Livelihoods Improvement and Employment Enhancement Component• Livelihoods improvement groups• Integrated farming dem...
Credit: Carl Middleton
Rural Livelihoods Improvement and Employment Enhancement ComponentSafeguard Policy implementation• Participation• Environm...
Broader Implications: Safeguard Policy Issues• Supervision and implementation at community level• Accurate environmental c...
Recommendations for ADB: Food Security and Safeguard PoliciesCommit to making food security an objective itself for its ag...
Thank you!Contact: Jessica Rosien, Oxfamjessicarosien@oxfam.org.au
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Presentation by Jessica Rosien, Oxfam; at the "CSO Panel 2: Food for All - What will it take? An Exploration of the Contribution of Small-holder Farmers to Food Security and ADB's Role", organized by Oxfam; 3 May 2013 during the 46th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank in Delhi, India.

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  1. 1. ADB and Agriculture:The Relevance of Safeguard Policies for Food SecurityCase Study:Tonle Sap Lowlands Rural Development Project, CambodiaJessica Rosien, Oxfam46thADB Annual Meeting3 May 2013, Delhi, India"The views expressed in this paper/presentation are the views of the author(s) anddo not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Asian Development Bank(ADB), or its Board of Directors, or the governments they represent. ADB does notguarantee the source, originality, accuracy, completeness or reliability of anystatement, information, data, finding, interpretation, advice, opinion, or viewpresented, nor does it make any representation concerning the same."
  2. 2. ADB’s approach to food security andagriculture:*2008: commitment to food security throughmulti-sector approach•Not one of ADB’s core areas under Strategy2020•Direct agriculture projects•Indirect projects: infrastructure for transport;water management and microfinance•Project benefits for indirect often described interms of overall contribution to poverty reduction• Both direct and indirect: little assessment ofoutcomes in relation to food security• Risk assessments in terms of achievement ofproject outputs
  3. 3. Report:ADB and Agriculture: The Importance of Safeguarding FoodSecurityCase Study: Tonle Sap Lowlands Rural Development ProjectCambodia• Rationale• Methodology• Purpose
  4. 4. Tonle Sap Lowlands Rural Development Project, CambodiaOverall Project Description•Focus: improvement of rural infrastructure and increased rural income opportunities•Set-up: communes and provincial level governments determine and implement subprojectsaccording to needs and prioritiesSubproject: Prasat village, Sangkor Commune, Kampong Svay•Social infrastructure• Water management and irrigation• Rural road improvement• Livelihoods improvement and employment enhancement
  5. 5. Overall assessment• Overall TSLRDP project design and set-up: integrated community development• Subproject welcome by commune members• Subproject encountering challenges in implementation that are likely to undermineintended outcomes• Safeguard policy implementation is mixed; generally considered, but some gaps(particularly in regard to environment)• Project outcomes focus on increased economic activity – not necessarily the same asfood security• Project is increasing food security for some households• Difficult to get exact assessment in terms of increased food security• In terms of food security and poverty reduction, project not able to reach the poorest ofthe poor
  6. 6. Safeguard Policy Implementation – Overall ProjectNote: Project approval: 2007: old Safeguard Policies apply• Environment Policy•Policy on Indigenous Peoples•Involuntary Resettlement Policy•Gender•Public Participation•Information Disclosure
  7. 7. Subproject: Prasat Village, Sangkor Commune, Kampong Svay•(Social infrastructure)• Water management and irrigation• Rural road improvement• Livelihoods improvement and employment enhancement
  8. 8. Water Management Infrastructure/Irrigation Component•Construction of spillway and head regulator on main canal in Prasat village• Rehabilitation of 5.2 km Prasat secondary irrigation canal•Construction of structures (regulators) along secondary canal• Project set up: Farmer Water User Group
  9. 9. Credit: Carl Middleton
  10. 10. Credit: Carl Middleton
  11. 11. Credit: Carl Mid
  12. 12. Water Management Infrastructure – Irrigation Component:Safeguard Policy Implementation• Resettlement• Environment• Participation• Gender• (Indigenous Peoples)
  13. 13. Rural Road Improvement Component6. 5 km road rehabilitation between Krasang Ka and Prasat village
  14. 14. Credit: Carl Middleton
  15. 15. Rural Road Improvement ComponentSafeguard Policy implementation• Resettlement• Environment• Participation
  16. 16. Rural Livelihoods Improvement and Employment Enhancement Component• Livelihoods improvement groups• Integrated farming demonstration• e.g. greenhouses for vegetable production, chicken raising projects,fish raising projects• Value chain pilots and farmer field schools
  17. 17. Credit: Carl Middleton
  18. 18. Rural Livelihoods Improvement and Employment Enhancement ComponentSafeguard Policy implementation• Participation• Environment
  19. 19. Broader Implications: Safeguard Policy Issues• Supervision and implementation at community level• Accurate environmental categorisation• Environmental considerations should be core to project design•Resettlement: community agreement does not mean that shortcuts can betaken• Indigenous Peoples• Meaningful public participation with resources provided to implementingagencies• ADB staff should be enabled and rewarded for safeguard policyimplementation•
  20. 20. Recommendations for ADB: Food Security and Safeguard PoliciesCommit to making food security an objective itself for its agriculture projects, and toensure that its overall portfolio contributes to food securityCommit to developing monitoring system that assesses pre- and post-projectimpacts of its agriculture projects and overall investment on food security andlivelihoods at the community and household level.Develop monitoring system in consultation with relevant stakeholders, includingsmall-scale farmersImplement and improve safeguard policies with specific attention to promoting andsafeguarding food security.
  21. 21. Thank you!Contact: Jessica Rosien, Oxfamjessicarosien@oxfam.org.au
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