27245-013: Southern Philippines Irrigation Sector
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The objective of the Project is to increase incomes of about 10,000 farm households through increased agricultural production and crop diversification, resulting from investment in irrigation infrastructure and measures to promote user participation in project development or improvement and subsequent system management. The participatory process will facilitate building the capacity of self-reliant IAs to undertake O&M of their irrigation systems. The Project will also improve general living ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 1668
|Approval Date||18 Dec 1998|
|Closing Date||30 Jun 2011|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||60,000|
|Geographical Location||The Project area covers four regions in the Southern Philippines: (i) the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM); (ii) Caraga; (iii) Region VI (Western Visayas); and (iv) Region VII (Central Visayas).|
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
|Subsector||Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)|
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