Philippines: Metro Manila Air Quality Improvement (Investment Loan)

Nonsovereign (Private) Project | 30480-033 Status: Archived
Project Name Metro Manila Air Quality Improvement (Investment Loan)
Project Number 30480-033
Location Metro Manila and the surrounding provinces in its air shed
Approval Number 1665
Type of ADB Assistance / Amount
1665 OCR US$ 71.00 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 investment loan is to provide resources to assist with the implementation of the public sector components associated with achieving the goals and objectives of the Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP). The investment loan supports (i) implementation of urgently needed road rehabilitation, (ii) traffic engineering training and management, (iii) strengthening of ambient air quality management, (iv) public health monitoring, and (vi) anti-smoke belching programs.
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
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Domestic and international consultants are needed to build capacity for the (i) Technical Secretariat to support the Presidential Air Quality Commission, (ii) public awareness, (iii) anti-smoke belching strategic framework, (iv) pollution adjudication board/enforcement, (v) development of the motor vehicle inspection system, (vi) audit of ambient air quality monitoring, (vii) air quality management technical training programs, (viii) air quality management, (ix) traffic engineering and transport management training, (x) traffic management technical training programs, (xi) outsourcing stack monitoring, (xii) program coordination and monitoring, (xiii) public transport policy studies, and (xiv) detailed design and supervision of construction. Advance recruitment action for the engagement of the consulting services for project coordination and monitoring is being initiated under this component.
Procurement Civil works will be procured for road rehabilitation, traffic engineering, management and enforcement equipment and civil works, ambient air quality monitoring equipment and its operation and maintenance, public health monitoring, and database and enforcement equipment for the anti-smoke belching program.
Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation
Concept Clearance -
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting 19 Aug 1997
Approval 16 Dec 1998
PDS Creation Date 05 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 21 Apr 2010

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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 Project - Investment Component Project Procurement-Related Reviews Nov 2006
Metro Manila Air Quality Improvement Sector Development Program Reports and Recommendations of the President Dec 1998

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