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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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The country partnership strategy (CPS) is ADB's primary platform for designing operations to deliver development results at the country level. ADB works with each developing member country to map out a medium-term development strategy and a 3-year country operations business plan (COBP) to implement it.

  • 11 December 2020 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2021–2023)

    ADB's country partnership strategy for the Philippines, 2018–2023 focuses on achieving high and inclusive growth by accelerating infrastructure and long-term investments, promoting local economic development with a focus on Mindanao and Visayas, and targeting investments in people at the bottom 40% of the population. ADB’s country partnership strategy closely aligns with both its Strategy 2030, and the Philippine Development Plan, 2017–2022.

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  • 11 Dec 2020 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2021–2023)

    ADB's country partnership strategy for the Philippines, 2018–2023 focuses on achieving high and inclusive growth by accelerating infrastructure and long-term investments, promoting local economic development with a focus on Mindanao and Visayas, and targeting investments in people at the bottom 40% of the population. ADB’s country partnership strategy closely aligns with both its Strategy 2030, and the Philippine Development Plan, 2017–2022.

  • 22 Oct 2019 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2020–2022)

    Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) country operations business plan for the Philippines, 2020-2022 will maintain alignment with the ADB's country partnership strategy, 2018–2023 for the Philippines and the government’s priorities of investing in infrastructure, local economies, and poor Filipinos. The lending operations will target climate-resilient infrastructure development that better connects regions, communities, and people, and raise competitiveness.

  • 09 Oct 2018 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2019–2021)

    The country operations business plan, 2019–2021 is aligned with the Asian Development Bank’s country partnership strategy, 2018–2023 for the Philippines, and its three strategic pillars: (i) accelerating infrastructure and long-term investments, (ii) promoting local economic development, and (iii) investing in people.

    It supports the government’s priorities embedded in the Philippine Development Plan, 2017–2022 to raise the country’s potential growth trajectory and reduce poverty incidence and income inequalities.

  • 31 Aug 2018 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Partnership Strategy (2018-2023)

    ADB's country partnership strategy 2018–2023 for the Philippines will support policy reforms, institutional capacity development, and financing investments that promote high and inclusive growth.

  • 06 Dec 2017 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2018–2020)

    In 2017, ADB and the Government of the Philippines agreed on an operational program for 2018–2020 that extends the country partnership strategy (CPS), 2011–2016 for the Philippines by one year through the country operations business plan (COBP), 2018–2020.

    This COBP closely aligns with the recently released Philippine Development Plan (PDP), 2017–2022.

  • 14 Dec 2016 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan, 2017–2019

    To help achieve more inclusive growth and address income inequalities and regional disparities, the country operations business plan (COBP) 2017–2019 will focus on four interrelated priority areas: (i) sustainable and climate-resilient infrastructure, (ii) good governance and finance, (iii) inclusive employment and education, and (iv) regional integration. 

    The COBP 2017–2019 is consistent with the Philippine Development Plan 2011–2016.

  • 24 Dec 2015 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2016–2018)

    To achieve more inclusive growth and address income inequalities and regional disparities, the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) country operations business plan (COBP) for 2016–2018 will focus on four interrelated priority areas. These are (i) sustainable and climate-resilient infrastructure, (ii) good governance and inclusive finance, (iii) inclusive employment and education, and (iv) regional integration. 

  • 17 Dec 2014 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2015-2017)

    The country operations business plan (COBP), 2015–2017 will further focus on creating employment, developing labor skills, supporting education reforms, developing infrastructure, and improving the investment climate. The COBP will support national programs, and regional development in Mindanao and Visayas. These foci are consistent with the priorities of the country partnership strategy, 2011–2016 and the Philippine Development Plan, 2011–2016 Midterm Update.

  • 24 Dec 2013 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Procurement Assessment Report 2012

    This document reports on the progress of reforms of the Philippine public procurement system for 2012. It provides the government, its development partners and other stakeholders with information regarding the health of the current procurement system allowing further dialogue for needed reforms.

  • 17 Oct 2013 | Institutional Document

    Philippines: Country Operations Business Plan (2014-2016)

    The country operations business plan (COBP), 2014-2016 for the Philippines describes the consistency of the business plan with the country partnership strategy (CPS), 2011-2016 and further operationalizes the program's strategic focus on inclusive growth, drawing on ADB's Strategy 2020, government priorities, and lessons from the program's implementation.

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