ADB operations in the Philippines rest on three strategic pillars: (i) accelerating infrastructure and long-term investments, (ii) promoting local economic development, and (iii) investing in people. The country partnership strategy lays out a program of priority activities to support each of these pillars and promotes rebalancing ADB financing toward infrastructure projects in support of the government’s Build, Build, Build infrastructure program. ADB's country partnership strategy 2018–2023 for the Philippines will support policy reforms, institutional capacity development, and financing investments that promote high and inclusive growth.
Decentralized Loan Management Improves Infrastructure for Rural Productivity
This publication gives an overview of ADB's Philippine Infrastructure for Rural Productivity Enhancement Sector Project the paper argues this has improved access to infrastructure, potable water supply, and communal irrigation for the rural poor.
CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030 and Rolling Strategic Action Plan 2018–2020
This publication discusses how the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program (CAREC) can enhance trade by addressing key challenges, including poor market access, limited economic diversification, and weak institutions for trade.