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Philippines: Competitive and Inclusive Agriculture Development Program (Subprogram 1)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53353-001 Status: Active

The program will support the implementation of key policy and institutional reforms, particularly the Rice Tarrification Act and its associated reforms and programs. As the reforms are wide and deep in their impact, it is important that the government will continue to earn support to the reforms from the people of the Philippines.

Project Details

Project Officer
Ueda, Takeshi Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Philippines
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Competitive and Inclusive Agriculture Development Program (Subprogram 1)
Project Number 53353-001
Country Philippines
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3957-PHI: Competitive and Inclusive Agriculture Development Program (Subprogram 1)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 400.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The program will support the implementation of key policy and institutional reforms, particularly the Rice Tarrification Act and its associated reforms and programs. As the reforms are wide and deep in their impact, it is important that the government will continue to earn support to the reforms from the people of the Philippines.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Agriculture is a key sector for the Philippines, contributing one-third of total employment and one-tenth of gross domestic product (GDP). Making food available and affordable is the highest-level government's commitment made to every Filipino and the competitive agriculture sector is key to its success. Despite its importance, the agriculture sector lags behind other Southeast Asian countries in terms of production and productivity growth.
Impact To support the Philippine Development Plan by expanding economic opportunities in agriculture.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased agricultural competitiveness and inclusiveness.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Agricultural trade policy and regulatory framework.

Public services and finance to the agriculture sector

Social protection for rural families

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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
Responsible ADB Officer Ueda, Takeshi
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Finance
DOF Building
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex
Roxas Blvd., Manila, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 21 Apr 2020
Fact Finding 16 Mar 2020 to 20 Mar 2020
MRM 16 Jun 2020
Approval 12 Aug 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 12 Aug 2020

Loan 3957-PHI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Aug 2020 20 Aug 2020 16 Sep 2020 31 Aug 2021 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 400.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 400.00 12 Aug 2020 400.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 12 Aug 2020 400.00 0.00 100%

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