27245-013: Southern Philippines Irrigation Sector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to increase incomes of about 10,000 farm households through increased agricultural production and crop diversification, resulting from investment in irrigation infrastructure and measures to promote user participation in project development or improvement and subsequent system management. The participatory process will facilitate building the capacity of self-reliant IAs to undertake O&M of their irrigation systems. The Project will also improve general living ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 27245-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1668
Approval Date 18 Dec 1998
Closing Date 30 Jun 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,000
Geographical Location The Project area covers four regions in the Southern Philippines: (i) the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM); (ii) Caraga; (iii) Region VI (Western Visayas); and (iv) Region VII (Central Visayas).
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 154
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 50,000
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 10,608

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Bui Minh Giap
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Provincial Government of Agusan del Sur

National Irrigation Administration
Engineer Carlos S. Salazar

Department of Finance

PDS Creation Date
11 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013