6 September 2019

Decentralized Loan Management Improves Infrastructure for Rural Productivity

Written by Asian Development Bank
Developed by Asian Development Bank
6 September 2019
This publication gives an overview of ADB's Philippine Infrastructure for Rural Productivity Enhancement Sector Project, which has improved access to infrastructure, potable water supply, and communal irrigation for the rural poor. The publication is in line with the Philippines’ Medium-Term Development Plan for 1999–2004 and 1997 Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act which emphasized the importance of pro-poor mechanisms to realize the potential of agricultural production and create employment and income opportunities in rural areas.