37749-013: Agrarian Reform Communities Project II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will support the Government's Medium Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP) 2005-1010. It will pursue a holistic approach to poverty reduction by promoting an agribusiness approach to rural development. It will assist the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) by addressing the most pressing requirements for support in 152 agrarian reform communities (ARCs) and ARC Clusters in 19 provinces in southern Philippines. The long-term impact of the ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 37749-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2465
Loan No. 8238
Approval Date 27 Oct 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 70,000
Geographical Location Eighteen (18) provinces in Southern Philippines
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Rural flood protection
Rural market infrastructure
Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
Rural water supply services
Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: A

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Marzia Mongiorgi-Lorenzo
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Department of Agrarian Reform
Director Homer P. Tobias

Municipal Dev'l Fund Office-(Implementing Agency)
Ms. Helen Habulan

PDS Creation Date
26 Apr 2006

Last PDS Update
02 Oct 2014