Philippines: Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program Cluster (Subprogram 1)

Sovereign Project | 39516-013 Status: Closed


ADB is helping the Philippines improve the capacity, as well as transparency, of local government units to plan and budget. The project is expected to enhance the revenue generation capacity of local government units to help them deliver better basic services to their communities. The project consists of two subprograms and technical assistance for local government financing and governance.

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Project Name Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program Cluster (Subprogram 1)
Project Number 39516-013
Country Philippines
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2387-PHI: Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program Cluster (Subprogram 1)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 300.00 million
TA 7019-PHI: Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Decentralization

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description tbd
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy


Asian Development Bank (ADB) support to the Philippines is determined by the four pillars of the country strategy and program (CSP) 2005?2007: (i) fiscal consolidation, (ii) strengthening investments, (iii) good governance, and (iv) support for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The proposed LGFBR program contributes to fiscal consolidation, good governance, and achieving the MDGs by: (i) lessening LGU dependence on national government transfers through improved mobilization of own-source revenues and enhanced predictability of resource flows, thereby promoting fiscal consolidation; (ii) supporting improved delivery of essential services through improved LGU access to developmental credit, thereby promoting activities for achieving the MDGs; and (iii) supporting sector efficiency and improved governance by establishing transparent and accountable LGU financial and administrative management systems for coordinated development planning, thereby promoting good governance at the local level.


Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location nation wide

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services tbd
Procurement tbd

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Reza Anglingkusumo
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Finance
Alissa Santiago
Department of Finance, Manila


Concept Clearance 20 Feb 2007
Fact Finding 14 May 2007 to 30 May 2007
MRM 06 Jul 2007
Approval 13 Dec 2007
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 23 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 27 Jul 2010

Loan 2387-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2007 22 Feb 2008 07 Apr 2008 31 Mar 2008 30 Apr 2008 09 Apr 2008
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 300.30 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 300.00 13 Dec 2007 337.55 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.30 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2007 337.55 0.00 100%

TA 7019-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2007 14 Mar 2008 14 Mar 2008 30 Jun 2009 15 May 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 13 Dec 2007 742,230.41

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