Philippines: Irrigation System Operation Efficiency Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 33453-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Irrigation System Operation Efficiency Improvement Project
Project Number 33453-012
Country Philippines
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7141-PHI: Irrigation System Operation Efficiency Improvement Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The design of the proposed investment project that will improve agricultural productivity and production in Mindanao and Visayas has been completed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Visayas and Mindanao

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Ten consultation workshops and community mobilization events have been undertaken of core subprojects during the project design stage.
During Project Implementation Participatory methods for detailed stakeholder consultations were undertaken during project implementation including workshops on Design and Monitoring Framework, Inception and Midterm Review.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A team of international consultants in association with domestic consulting firms will be engaged using the simplified technical proposal procedures based on the quality-and cost-based selection method in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the selection and engagement of domestic consultants. The technical assistance will require a total of 50 person-months (15 person-months of international consultants, and 35 person-months of domestic consultants). International expertise will include a team leader cum irrigation engineer and specialists in the fields of agricultural economics, sociology, environment, and institutional management, while local expertise will include irrigation engineering, hydrology, institution building, agronomy, rural sociology, resettlement, data base and geographic information system and workshop facilitation.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kazuhiro Watanabe
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
National Irrigation Administration
Antonio Galvez
National Government Center E. Delos Santos Avenue Diliman, Quezon City


Concept Clearance 08 Jul 2005
Fact Finding 02 Jun 2008 to 13 Jun 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 23 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2012

TA 7141-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Sep 2008 06 Nov 2008 06 Nov 2008 30 Sep 2009 31 Aug 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,250,000.00 30 Sep 2008 974,824.00

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