ADB supports the Philippines’ recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic through its country partnership strategy 2018–2023 — focusing on infrastructure investment, local economic development, and social investments.
This brief shows how the graduation approach can be successfully integrated into sustainable livelihood programs to bolster the incomes and resilience of vulnerable households.
Philippine economic growth is expected to moderate this year due to inflation and global headwinds before picking up in 2024 as price pressures ease, according to a report released by ADB.
ADB has approved a $303 million loan to reduce flood and climate risks and protect people and livelihoods in three major river basins in the Philippines, one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change and disasters caused by natural hazards.
This edition shows how a modest improvement in economic fundamentals has buoyed East Asia’s local currency bond (LCY) markets, but potential renewed increases in inflation and further interest rate hikes could pose risks for the region’s borrowers.
ADB is helping the Government of the Philippines address poverty and inequality, tackle climate change, enhance resilience and sustainability, make cities more livable, improve governance and institutional capacity, and promote gender equality. It has embarked on groundbreaking infrastructure investments in the country to boost regional connectivity. It aims to assist the government in achieving a sustainable and climate-responsive economic recovery through quality employment and livelihood opportunities, improved access to social services, enhanced food security, and reduced vulnerability to epidemics and natural disasters.
Once completed, the South Commuter Railway—a section of the North-South Commuter Railway—will offer commuters fast public transport, help to ease road traffic congestion, and contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Philippines’ climate agenda.
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The Philippines Country Office (PhCO) was established to facilitate and monitor the impact of ADB's development agenda for the Philippines. We aim to
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Last updated: 3 January 2023