Strengthening Capacity for Implementing the Rural Enterprise and Rural Employment Program (ADB-48144-003)

  • Philippines
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Government of the Philippines
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  • Industry and Trade
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 30, 2016

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Project Description

The PPTA will be divided into two parts: (i) Part A-Review of rural employment and rural enterprise projects and (ii) Part B-Overall design and due diligence of the rural enterprise and rural employment project including development of inclusive business investments through partnership with the private sector and identification of policy issues.

Major activities:
-Carry out review of rural employment and rural enterprise initiatives in the Philippines and elsewhere (0.5- 0.75 month)
-Carry out sector analysis
-Develop criteria for geographical targeting and province selection
-Design project outputs including fund flow mechanisms and accompanying due diligence
-Generate awareness and ownership among private sector
-Capacity building for inclusive business including inclusive business accreditation with BOI

Investment Description

Contact Information

The Department of Trade and Industry
4th Flr., Industry & Investment Building
385 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati

Responsible ADB Officer
Teoh, Su Chin
Southeast Asia Department
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD

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