30552-012: Infrastructure for Rural Productivity Enhancement Sector Project

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Description

Agriculture dominates the Philippine rural economy and plays a significant role in the country's overall economy. This occurs both in terms of direct contribution to production and employment as well as activities in the manufacturing and service sectors. With heavy underemployment, low productivity, and sustained weak sectoral growth (an average annual increase of about 2 percent between 1986 and 1996), performance of the agricultural sector has been sluggish and uneven since the early ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 30552-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3194
Approval Date 15 May 1999
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 800
Geographical Location to be determined
Sector Multisector
Subsector Multisector
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Javed Hussain Mir
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Dept. of Agriculture (Office of the Secretary)
Mr. Segfredo Serrano, Asst. Secretary for Policy

Last PDS Update
06 Sep 2011

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