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Philippines: Local Governance Reform Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52173-002 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Chongvilaivan, Aekapol Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Philippines
  • Public sector management
Project Name Local Governance Reform Project
Project Number 52173-002
Country Philippines
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3944-PHI: Local Governance Reform Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 26.53 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Decentralization

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
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) The loan was approved on 26 June 2020 and loan agreement signed on 1 July 2020. The loan was declared effective on 3 August 2020. The EA has initiated the recruitment of the consulting firm who will be managing the project management unit. The firm is expected to be mobilized in Q1 2021. Opening of the project's advance bank account and the establishment of the interagency governing board is ongoing.
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Chongvilaivan, Aekapol
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Bureau of Local Government Finance
[email protected]
8th Floor, EDPC Building
Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Sep 2020

Loan 3944-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Jun 2020 01 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Dec 2024 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 31.49 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 26.53 26 Jun 2020 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 4.96 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 26 Jun 2020 0.00 0.00 0%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations) for Loan 3944-PHI: Local Governance Reform Project Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Jul 2020
Local Governance Reform Project: Project Administration Manual Project/Program Administration Manual May 2020
Local Governance Reform Project: Report and Recommendation of the President Reports and Recommendations of the President May 2020

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Project Management Unit Local Governance Reform Project Firm - Consulting Closed 27 Oct 2020 10 Nov 2020

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.