In the Philippines, USAID has brought together these two priorities – access to water supply access and climate resilience. As we have worked to extend access to safe water and improved sanitation we have searched out the nexus between those important objectives and our quest to foster resilience in communities.
Since 2008, ZFF has implemented leadership and governance capability building programs for health in various rural municipalities in the country. Assessment of ZFF’s initial cohort municipalities in 2012 showed decreases in maternal mortality using ZFF’s health change model, which regards leadership as key to equitable and effective local health systems towards better health outcomes.
The Facilitating Public Investment (FPI) Project is a Php608.2 million ($14.8 million) five-year project which addresses the PFG intervention theme of regulatory quality. The project will work with the Philippine Government addressing the tax revenue inefficiencies, tax/duty evasion issues and public spending limitations to inform the Philippines’ fiscal management of public goods and services necessary to spur private investment.
The Advancing Philippine Competitiveness (COMPETE) Project is a four-year, Php774.5 million ($18.9 million) project began in October 2012. COMPETE assists the Philippines to improve its competitiveness to attain higher levels of trade and investment. To this end, the Project will provide technical assistance to enhance the regime for infrastructure provision, improve productivity in key industries, and increase access to credit.
The Philippine-American (Phil-Am) Fund is a five-year, Php984 million ($24 million), project which provides opportunities for local civil society organizations (CSOs) to devise new solutions for many of the Philippines’ development challenges.
Last updated: March 24, 2017