Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
|PDS Creation Date||–|
|PDS Updated as of||28 Jan 2015|
|Project Name||Local Government Finance and Fiscal Decentralization Reform Program - Subprogram 1|
|In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.|
|Sector||Public sector management
Public expenditure and fiscal management
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Private sector development (PSD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)|
|Type/Modality of Assistance||Approval Number||Source of Funding||Approved Amount (thousand)|
|Loan||3111||Ordinary capital resources||250,000|
|Loan||-||Agence Francaise de Developpement||150,000|
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The project will have no negative environmental impact. It will support the development of the Seal of Disaster Preparedness and the Seal of Environmental Management, performance measurement instruments for local governments in the Philippines.
The proposed Program aims to improve service delivery in the Philippines by increasing the efficiency and transparency of local governance and financial management systems. The program stresses the reform linkages between local economic development and transparent and participatory governance. The program has no involuntary resettlement impacts.
The proposed Program aims to improve service delivery in the Philippines by increasing the efficiency and transparency of local governance and financial management systems. The program stresses the reform linkages between local economic development and transparent and participatory governance. The program will have no impacts on indigenous peoples.
|During Project Design
The program design has been anchored on broad based consultations articulated through the Coordinating Committee on Decentralization, the Philippines Development Forum's Working Group on Decentralization and Local Governance, and through regular consultations with all relevant stakeholders on specific policy issues.
|During Project Implementation
|The proposed Program aims to improve service delivery in the Philippines by assisting the development of efficient and transparent local governments within an adequate and equitable fiscal framework.|
|The Philippines Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016 identifies specific challenges for Local Government Units (LGUs) in the achievement of its main goals: promoting inclusive growth and generating employment, improving governance and human development standards, and achieving macroeconomic and fiscal sustainability. Reducing local disparities in access to services is critical to achieving the government s goal of inclusive growth and poverty reduction.|
|Improved efficiency in the delivery of services by local government units|
|Description of Outcome
Efficient and transparent local governments with an adequate and equitable fiscal framework.
|Progress Towards Outcome
|Description of Project Outputs
An intergovernmental fiscal system conducive to inclusive growth. Adequate and equitable local resource frameworks for fiscal sustainability. Strengthened local public financial management systems. Transparent, accountable and participatory local governance.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
|Status of Development Objectives
|Status of Operation / Construction
|Date of First Listing||–|
|Procurement and Consulting Notices
|Concept Clearance||10 Jun 2013|
|Fact-finding||18 Apr 2013 to 21 May 2013|
|Management Review Meeting||03 Jul 2013|
|Approval||13 Feb 2014|
|Loan 3111||13 Feb 2014||14 Feb 2014||27 May 2014||31 Dec 2014||–||15 Aug 2014|
|Date||Approval Number||ADB (US$ thousand)||Others (US$ thousand)||Net Percentage|
|Cumulative Contract Awards|
|04 May 2015||Loan 3111||250,000||0||100.00%|
|04 May 2015||Loan 3111||250,000||0||100.00%|
Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.
|Sector||Social||Financial||Economic||Others||Safeguards||Project Financial Statements|
|Responsible ADB Officer||()|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Divisions||Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD|
Department of Finance
|List of Project Documents||http://www.adb.org/projects/44253-013/documents|