41076-022: Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in the Road Subsector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The TA will facilitate ADB's re-entry into the Philippines road subsector by addressing governance issues. The TA will play a key role in mitigating corruption risks for planned ADB-financed road subsector activities and in strengthening governance and capacity to achieve improved transparency and accountability in the road subsector. The impact of the TA will be that economic growth and investment increase as a result of increased efficiency in the road subsector. The outcome of the TA ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 41076-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7434
Approval Date 10 Dec 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Geographical Location national
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Jeffrey M. Miller
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Dept. of Public Works & Highways

PDS Creation Date
14 Oct 2009

Last PDS Update
11 Sep 2014

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