Philippines: Agribusiness Development Assistance for Smallholders in Mindanao

Sovereign Project | 44359-012 Status: Approved

The Asian Development Bank is working with the Philippines to increase the incomes of small farmers and other small land owners on the country’s southern island of Mindanao. The project is supporting business opportunities for small land holders with a focus on the predominantly Muslim areas. The project is assisting with project management for small farmers, conducting feasibility studies, and establishing an institution to assist small land holders.

Project Details

Project Officer
Leung, Leonard H. Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Approval Date
  • 11 December 2012
  • Philippines
  • Grant
Project Name Agribusiness Development Assistance for Smallholders in Mindanao
Project Number 44359-012
Country Philippines
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agricultural production

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The categorization will be revisited and regularly monitored for potential changes during Project implementation, as needed
Involuntary Resettlement The project will work in the lands owned by agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) that have been cleared by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).
Indigenous Peoples The project will work in the lands owned by ARBs that have been cleared by the DAR. Status and categorization of indigenous peoples will be revisited during Project implementation, as needed.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholders have been consulted.
During Project Implementation The Grant is not yet effective.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services tbd
Procurement tbd

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Leung, Leonard H.
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Agrarian Reform
[email protected]
Quezon Memorial Circle
Quezon City, Philippines
Tel No. 99-70-31


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2017

Grant 9169-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Dec 2012 - - 28 Feb 2021 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 11 Dec 2012 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 11 Dec 2012 0.00 0.00 0%

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Contracts Awarded

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