Philippines: Metro Manila Air Quality Improvement Sector Development Program

Nonsovereign Project | 30480-013 Status: Approved

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Project Name Metro Manila Air Quality Improvement Sector Development Program
Project Number 30480-013
Country Philippines
Location Metro Manila and the surrounding provinces in its air shed
Approval Number 1663
Type or Modality of Assistance
1663 OCR US$ 200.00 million Approved
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Division, SERD
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Project Sponsor(s)
Description The objective of the Program is to promote policy reforms to improve air quality through the abatement of main mobile and stationary sources of air pollution. The policy reforms within an agreed three-year AQAP are designed to address key factors contributing to deteriorating air quality. The scope of the Program is designed to (i) mitigate air pollution from mobile sources; (ii) mitigate air pollution from stationary sources; (iii) improve fuel quality; (iv) reduce emissions from vehicular use; (v) reduce traffic congestion and improve traffic flow; (vi) strengthen ambient air quality monitoring, evaluation, and reporting; (vii) intensify public awareness of issues relating to air quality; (viii) monitor coordination and implementation of the AQAP; and (ix) strengthen capacity of the institutions involved.
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

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Procurement The proceeds of the loan will be used to finance the foreign exchange costs of items produced and procured in member countries of the Bank excluding items on a negative list, and imports financed by other bilateral and multilateral funding agencies.

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation

Concept Clearance -
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting 19 Aug 1997
Approval 16 Dec 1998
Last PDS Update 21 Apr 2010
Title Document Type Document Date
Metro Manila Air Quality Improvement Sector Development Program Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2008
Metro Manila Air Quality Improvement Sector Development Program Reports and Recommendations of the President Dec 1998

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