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

Country Philippines
Project Number 27245-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number 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).
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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