Philippines: Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program - Subprogram 2

Sovereign Project | 39516-023 Status: Closed


ADB is helping the Philippines improve the revenue generation capacity of local government units to help them deliver better basic services to their communities. Subprogram 2 of the project will continue to broaden the reforms in target areas to improve transparency, efficiency, and accountability.

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Project Name Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program - Subprogram 2
Project Number 39516-023
Country Philippines
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2584-PHI: Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program - Subprogram 2
Ordinary capital resources US$ 225.00 million
Loan: Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program - Subprogram 2
Agence Francaise de Developpement US$ 216.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Increased efficiency and effectiveness of basic public services delivered by LGUs to their constituent communities.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome LGUs avail themselves of enhanced resources and capacity to plan and budget for the general welfare of their constituents in a transparent and accountable way.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

(i) Enhanced efficiency and accountability in local financial management, planning, and expenditure management

(ii) Enhanced effectiveness and transparency in the delivery of critical local public services

(iii) Improved LGU access to public and private sources of capital for financing policy reforms and development projects

(iv) Additional local sources of revenue developed, thereby reducing dependency on IRA.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services -
Procurement The loan proceeds will be used to finance the full foreign exchange costs (excluding local duties and taxes) of items produced and procured in ADB member countries, excluding ineligible items and imports financed by other bilateral and multilateral sources. The loan proceeds will be disbursed to the Borrower in accordance with the provisions of ADB's Simplification of Disbursement Procedures and Related Requirements for Program Loans.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Gomez Reino, Juan L.
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Finance
Ms. Rosalia de Leon
[email protected]
EDPC Building, BSP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Manila


Concept Clearance 16 Mar 2007
Fact Finding 01 Jun 2009 to 16 Jun 2009
MRM 06 Jul 2009
Approval 26 Nov 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Dec 2009
Last PDS Update 15 Jan 2010

Loan 2584-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Nov 2009 08 Dec 2009 28 Dec 2009 31 Mar 2010 - 31 Mar 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 441.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 225.00 26 Nov 2009 225.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 216.00 26 Nov 2009 225.00 0.00 100%

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Philippines: Local Government Financing and Budget Reform Program Cluster Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2014

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