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Philippines and ADB

ADB’s country partnership strategy for the Philippines, 2018–2023 supports infrastructure investment, local economic development, and increased social investments in the bottom 40% of the population.

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Handog sa hapag-kainan ng Pamilyang Pilipino 

A partnership between the Asian Development Bank, the Government of the Philippines, and the private sector, in coordination with the Philippine Army, for families affected by COVID-19. The Bayan Bayanihan food program was completed on 20 May 2020.
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Economic Forecast

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Poverty in the Philippines

Development indicators for the Philippines, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results of ADB-Supported Operations

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in the Philippines

Project Results

Publications and Documents


Philippines Country Office (PhCO)

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines

  Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  +63 2 683 1000
  +63 2 683 1030

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