and Management of the National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP)
Approve final Ministry of Planning Strategic Plan (MPSP)
Approve final MPSP as a strategic document to be implemented with
coordinated EDP support.
2. Bring together the NSDP APR and the alignment section of the CDC AER
to document and assess progress on key NSDP indicators and resources
committed/aligned to NSDP priorities.
National aid effectiveness priorities are implemented and monitored in
the context of a partnership-based approach to the NSDP
Strengthening Ownership, Managing for Results and Mutual
Accountability. Development partners: (i) report to CDC on details of
all new and on-going support; (ii) provide up-dated information in the
CDC Database; and (iii) hold periodic consultations with CDC to
validate data and to assess progress in implementing H-A-R priority
2. Promoting Harmonisation and Alignment. Progress in implementing the
H-A-R Action Plan and TWG Guideline is reported by TWGs and
consolidated as a background document for each GDCC meeting;
3. Managing for Results. The H-A-R Action Plan is augmented with a set
of indicators, the Aid Effectiveness Report assesses progress in H-A-R
Action Plan implementation
and is presented to CDCF.
Social Sector Priorities
Improved opportunities for primary education
Increase the net enrolment in primary school (total, and by sex)
2. Increase the survival rate from grades 1 to 6.
Increase the proportion of deliveries attended by skilled health
personnel in the public sector to 45% by December 2007 (38% in December
Recruitment and deployment of at least 68 midwives for 68 health
centres that do not yet have any midwife by the end of 2007
2. Provide salary incentives to midwives – an incentive based on the
number of deliveries was adopted under the Inter-Ministerial Prakas of
the MEF and the MoH No 268, April 2 2007 and the adapted midwife salary
scales and compensation payments for professional related health risks
as proposed by MoH are to be endorsed at a full session of the Cabinet
Enhanced national response to HIV/AIDS pandemic
coverage of effective drug & HIV/AIDS prevention, comprehensive
care and support, and effective mitigations interventions.
Food security and nutrition integrated into relevant sector strategies
RGC leadership, a Strategic Framework to mainstream food security and
nutrition is developed by TWG-FSN and endorsed by relevant ministries.
|NSDP Economic Sector Priorities
Implement and monitor a partnership-based approach to agriculture and
water sector priorities.
Progressive implementation of the Strategy for Agriculture and Water,
as required by the NSDP:
a) Reaching agreement by the end of June 2007 on a Statement of
Principles to guide donors and Government agencies working the in
agriculture and water sectors
b) Obtaining approval by MAFF, MOWRAM and donors on the terms of
the design of the 5 National Programs under the SAW, by July 2007
c) Completing the design of two National Programs by the end of
and d) Completing design of all 5 National Programs by the
end of July 2008.
2. Improved donor and government coordination
a) Ensure relevant stakeholders have up to date information on
activities by posting twice each year (at end June and end December) on
the TWGAW website an updated project database listing the donor and
government activities in the agriculture and water sectors.
Implement the legal framework established by the Land Law
To adopt RGC's Policy on Registration and Use Rights of Indigenous
Communal Land and pilot interim protective measures (identification,
mapping, classification and provisional endorsement of indigenous land
legal claims) to safeguard the indigenous community's land in two
provinces within the framework of provincial level state land
management committees and district working groups as per Sub-Decree
2. To improve the livelihoods of the rural poor, i.e. 500 eligible
households are settled on social land concessions with livelihood
support and at least 10,000 hectares of suitable land confirmed as
available for social land concessions
With the aim of stopping the loss of Cambodia's forest resources, the
legal frameworks established by the Forestry Law and in particular the
Sub-Decree on Economic Land Concessions must be fully implemented at
all levels of Government agencies.
Implement all provisions of the sub-decree on ELCs, including
establishing and making public log book of ELCs, including those issued
at provincial level, and review a minimum of 5 economic land
concessions over 10,000 hectares, taking appropriate action consistent
with Chapter 6 of the Sub-Decree on ELCs.
2. Rapid implementation across Cambodia of forest demarcation in
accordance with the sub-decree No. 53, dated 1 April 2005.
Take appropriate action to reflect the priorities of the Fisheries
sector to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in commune,
district and provincial development plans as well as donor funding
Cambodian Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CamCode) drafted
by the end of 2007
2. Work with the government agencies/ revenue authorities and donors to
ensure the FiA is adequately funded including the revenue from the
sector to carry out its mandate with reference to Article 14 of the
3. Donors in fisheries use the planning, accounting and monitoring
systems of the Fisheries Administration to be in line with MTEF and
MBPI by the end of 2007.
Further reduction of 70-80 landmines/ERW casualties and a decrease
5-10% of contaminated mine/ERW land
Ensure the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of existing mine
action/ERW policy, strategy, and action plans.
2. Ensure timely disbursement of RGC and development partner funds.
3. Improve mechanism to monitor the use of resources and their impact
in a transparent, efficient and effective manner.
Create an enabling environment for the development of the private sector
Relevant agencies (i.e. MOC, MoH, MAFF, MIME and MEF) to sign and
implement the Service Level Agreements, attaching agreed – upon lists
of prohibited goods between trade related agencies.
2. Review implementation of risk management and act accordingly to
reduce the inspection rate to fifty percent including in SEZ’s. Review
to be conducted under the purview of the Sub-Steering Committee on
3. Make specific recommendations on 20 priority licenses impacting on
SMEs to ensure relevancy, efficiency, and cost effectiveness
MoH, MAFF, MIME and MEF
|NSDP Infrastructure Sector Priorities
Sustainability of the National and Rural Road Network
Develop Action Plans for the Establishment of the Road Network
Maintenance Management Systems by June 2008.
2. Preserve Road Assets by (i) piloting and review of out-sourcing of 3
periodic road maintenance contracts (June 2008); and (ii) improving and
developing Overload Control Programs (June 2008).
Increase use of improved sanitation, hygiene and drinking water supply,
especially in rural areas
and adopt a rural water supply and sanitation (RWSS) strategy and
budget that is based on the official RWSS policy and aligned to the NSDP
|NSDP Governance and Cross-Sectoral
Further develop the Public Administration to serve people better and to
become an effective development partner.
Implement the approved "Joint Government-Donor Strategy for Phasing Out
Salary Supplementation Practices in Cambodia" by:
a. implementing approved sectoral action plans; and
b. establishing Priority Mission Groups (PMGs), and PMG/Merit Based Pay
Initiatives (PMG/MBPIs) in MOH, and at least one other ministry/agency.
2. Improve pay and employment conditions in the civil service by
developing and implementing:
a. a medium term strategy and action plan to enhance remuneration; and
b. a redeployment policy and action plan.
3. Design and implement an HRM policy and action plan to improve merit
and performance management by introducing an HRM Guide and further
developing the Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) for
the Civil Service.
4. Enhance service delivery though developing a One Window Offices
(OWOs) policy, legal framework and implementation plan, including
establishment of at least 5 OWOs across Cambodia.
Establish a well functioning, transparent and accountable legal and
judicial system that protects individual rights as defined in the
LJRS Strategic Objective 2. Complete the drafting and approval of the
remaining fundamental Laws (Penal Procedure Code, Penal Code, Civil
Code, Law on the Statute of the Judges, Law on Court Organization and
Functioning, Law on the Amendment of the Law on the Organization and
Functioning of the Supreme Council of the Magistracy).
2. LJRS Strategic Objectives 2 & 7. Review and finalise guidelines
for the legislative drafting process that draws on lessons from past
experience. Guidelines should seek to inform externally mobilised TA,
with an emphasis on building the capacity and ownership of the relevant
Ministry’s legal unit.
3. LJRS Strategic Objectives 7 & 4. Ongoing training and
transparent selection of judicial professionals to improve the supply
of judicial services and the functioning of the
Finalize and approve Anti-Corruption Law, based on best international
2. Prepare an implementation plan to enforce and manage the
implementation of the Anti-Corruption Law.
3. Disseminate information on reported cases on corruption and
conviction on semi-annual basis.
4. Develop a clear policy framework on Access to Information.
Preparation made for full implementation of the RGC's Strategic
Framework for Decentralisation and Deconcentration (D&D) reforms.
Continue preparation and initiate broad stakeholder consultations on
the organic laws on democratic development at sub-national level during
Q4 of 2007.
2. National programme design process and modalities developed, agreed,
and resourced for implementation to begin in 2nd quarter of 2008.
3. RGC and development partners design the principles of engagement in
support of D&D reform in Cambodia.
Adopt laws and sub-decrees and relevant legal documents, and implement
plans against all forms of violence and exploitation against women and
children, according to international standards
Sub-decree on the administrative decision on domestic violence adopted.
2. Law on suppression of human trafficking and sexual exploitation
adopted, and in compliance with the UN Protocol on trafficking and UN
convention on transnational organized crime, and the Cambodian draft
3. National Action plan to combat violence against women implemented.
The specific target for 2007 is to establish a working group in
MoI/DOLA for training materials on the Sub-decree.
4. Policy and legislation on migration reviewed. Specific targets for
2007 include: Adopt comprehensive Strategy Paper on Migration that
links Migration with Trafficking, Smuggling and the Labour Law Reform
and closes existing legal gaps to enhance legal protection of migrants.