The report and recommendation of the President to the Board of Directors (RRP) document describes the terms and conditions of a project for consideration and approval by ADB's Board of Directors. This document dated October 2017 is provided for the ADB project 50288-001 in the Philippines.
The Project will directly support DPWH and DOTr to deliver more effective and more innovative infrastructure projects. The key benefits include: (i) effective identification, analysis, and planning for infrastructure gaps, especially roads, urban transport, urban water, sanitation, and flood management; (ii) addressing critical constraints such as resettlement processes and inadequate access to international knowledge, best practices, innovation, and technology; and (iii) implementation management of sophisticated public infrastructure projects with international expertise to supplement national expertise and resources. The Project will also help address key operational areas for ADB through gap analysis and support for country system development in key areas such as: (i) land acquisition; (ii) procurement; and (iii) start-up delays.