Another important achievement following the the awarding of land certificates to Social Land Concession beneficiaries in Battambang is signing of contracts with contractor for the building of infrastructure within the project site.
Khmer Décor Construction Co., Ltd won the public bidding for the construction of eight line road and drainage systems, and Keen Eye Investment and Consultant Co., Ltd as the provider of 300 housing kits. Another local supplier, named Phan Sreng Company, has been selected by the local authorities under HFH Cambodia’s close monitoring, to build three community centers on the project site. All the suppliers were nominated based on the National Competitive Bid (NCB) and Project Implementation Manual (PIM) with approval from HFH Cambodia and its donor, The World Bank.
The construction of road and drainage systems will kick-off early November this year and targeted to finish by end of February 2013. The distribution of housing kits will be in full swing this October. While the construction of community centers has started early this month.
All construction and distribution activities will take place in 13 Makara, O-Kcheay, and Chamcar Russey Villages, Prek Preahsdach Commune, Battambang City, Battambang province to serve benefiting families of Habitat Cambodia’s pilot demonstration project promoting the strengthening of civil society-government partnerships for the delivery of land tenure security in urban.