Asian Development Bank (ADB)

The Government of the Philippines through the DSWD has an ongoing partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the latter’s assistance in providing policy and advisory technical assistance in the conceptualization and design of the National Community-Driven Development Program (NCDDP). ADB also support the capacity-building component of the pilot testing of an enhanced provincial local government unit (PLGU) engagement strategy in Kalahi-CIDSS.

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Projects

National Community-Driven Development Program

The National Community-Driven Development Program (NCDDP), is the biggest project under the Kalahi-CIDSS portfolio. In fact, it is the scale-up of the community-driven development (CDD) operations of Kalahi-CIDSS, expanding its coverage from 364 to 847 municipalities.

Its development objective is to have barangays/communities of targeted municipalities become empowered to achieve improved access to services and to participate in more inclusive local planning, budgeting, and implementation.

This was also aligned into a program to support community-driven post-disaster response and development in Typhoon Yolanda-affected municipalities within provinces covered by Kalahi-CIDSS.

It was approved on January 2013 and is supported by the Philippine Development Plan (2011-2016).

 

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