30552-012: Infrastructure for Rural Productivity Enhancement Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Agriculture dominates the Philippine rural economy and plays a significant role in the country's overall economy. This occurs both in terms of direct contribution to production and employment as well as activities in the manufacturing and service sectors. With heavy underemployment, low productivity, and sustained weak sectoral growth (an average annual increase of about 2 percent between 1986 and 1996), performance of the agricultural sector has been sluggish and uneven since the early ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 30552-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3194
Approval Date 15 May 1999
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 800
Geographical Location to be determined
Sector Multisector
Subsector Multisector
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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