44129-012: Developing Sustainable Alternative Livelihoods in Coastal Fishing Communities in the Coral Triangle: Indonesia and Philippines

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the project is to raise the income levels of the the poor coastal communities in Berau, East Kalimantan, Indonesia and Balabac, Palawan, Philippines by pilot-testing support mechanisms for sustainable livelihoods . The objective of the Project is to develop model alternative livelihoods that will involve women and indigenous people in the development process. The components will include: A. Social Preparation that support the following activities: (i) poverty assessment to identify... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 44129-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9160
Approval Date 02 Nov 2011
Geographical Location East Kalimantan, Indonesia and Balabac Islands, Palawan, Philippines
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Fishery
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Pavit Ramachandran
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Marine Affairs & Fisheries

Palawan Council For Sustainable Development Staff

PDS Creation Date
28 Jun 2010

Last PDS Update
24 Jul 2014