Improving National Roads for Inclusive Growth in Mindanao Project (ADB-41076-045)

Countries
  • Philippines
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Canceled
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Dec 16, 2013
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Borrower
Government of the Philippines, Department of Public Works & Highways
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.20 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 10, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 25, 2015


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the impact of the project will be improved accessibility of transport infrastructure. The outcome of the project will be improved quality of the national road network in Mindanao. The road improvement works will include paving earth roads, replacing road sections washed out by floods, widening existing roads, adding surface overlays, and replacement and strengthening of bridges. The works will incorporate international best practice for road safety, climate change adaptation, and seismic resistance. The detailed design for the project roads will be carried out under RIIDP. The institutional capacity development component will be designed during the PPTA based on an assessment of DPWH's capacity. It will likely focus on the capacity of the DPWH regional and district offices in the project area, particularly on project implementation and dealing with increasingly frequent natural disasters.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Miller, Jeffrey M. Southeast Asia Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main