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[Draft] Environmental and social impact assessment: Tatay hydroelectric project in Koh Kong province, Cambodia

The Tatay hydroelectric project of Koh Kong province was invested by Chinese company name Cambodian Tatay Hydropower Limited (CTHL) amounting USD 540 million and covering an area of ​​1,330 hectares. The investment project is a 42-year BOT construction and transfer operation.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Hydropower dams
  • SDG7 Affordable and Clean Energy
Document type Environmental Impact Assessment
Contracting Parties
  • Cambodia Hydropower Limited (China)
Government Entity (multiple)
  • Minister of Mines and Energy
Disclosure Mode Released by local non-governmental organizations (LNGOs)
License unspecified
Copyright No
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Version / Edition 1
Language of document
  • Khmer
  • Koh Kong
Metadata Reference Information

Metadata last updated on 2018-05-21. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia, Email:, Website: Address: 43 St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


Key Consultants (Cambodia)

Room no. 684, 6th floor, Building F, Phnom Penh center, Preah Sihanouk Blvd, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh

Granted area 1330.0
Contract term 42.0
Contract term unit Years
Job creation summary

The project will employ more than 3200-4100 workers or employees during the four-year construction phase.

Number of created jobs 4100.0
Training summary

The Environmental Management Training Course will be provided in two stages, at the first construction phase and at the end of the construction phase. The participants were selected from the General Department of Energy, Provincial Department of Industry, Mines and Energy, and Provincial Department of Environment in order to work closely with project staff in environmental monitoring and evaluation based on environmental management plan.

Fund allocation for training 156440.0
Environmental protection obligation

The company has developed and set up a number of environmental management plans to mitigate and reduce negative environmental impacts to ensure the sustainability of the management of natural and social resources such as mitigation measures, environmental monitoring program and environmental management training.

Environmental fund summary

The company has allocated USD 503,000 for negative environmental impact mitigation before and during the project construction. Moreover, the company has allocated USD 118,490 for environmental monitoring program.

Total amount of environmental funds 621490.0
Related Project

Legacy reference document Draft_EIA_CTHL__00.09.2010.pdf
Keywords tatay,hydropower,koh kong,key
Open Contracting Identifier ocds-miumsd-8f550c2c-44d9-468e-a011-86d719a15130
Date uploaded May 21, 2019, 04:52 (UTC)
Date modified October 5, 2022, 07:21 (UTC)