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Rural Infrastructure Development



To improve rural infrastructure essential for the promotion of agricultural production and rural-based livelihood enterprises through the mobilization of beneficiary communities.


  • Improved access to markets
    • 240 km FMR
    • 8 units tramlines
    • 1,800 m bridges/footpaths
  • Improved Community Irrigation Systems
    • 4,800 ha. constructed
    • 6,500 ha. maintained
  • Improved Community Infrastructure
    • 116 new DWS facilities
    • 216 DWS maintained
    • Other identified priorities


  • Priority infrastructure to be determimned in accordance with:
    • the respective Barangay Development Plans (BNRMPs/BDPs) and
    • Ancestral Domain Sustainable Development and Protection Plans (ADSDPPs).
  • Prioritywill be given to the infrastructure that would create larger economic returns to the community while mitigating adverse environmental effects.
  • Maximizing farmer and community involvement for sustainability.
  • Detailed selection and technical criteria for farm-to-market roads, community irrigation systems and domestic water supply systems


Cluster: Social, green/blue environment

  • Social Subprojects:
    • Health centers
    • Clinics & hospitals
    • School buildings
    • Water supply levels I and II
    • Communal irrigation
    • FMRs bridges
  • Green/Blue Subprojects:
    • Reforestation
    • Forest-related activities
    • Soil conservation
    • Mangrove and watershed protection
    • River and seashore protection

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  • Limited to rehabilitation only of an existing road
  • The road should not be more than 25 kms and must connect to a national road or an all-weather provincial road
  • The road do not include major excavation
  • Serves one or more target barangay
  • The beneficiaries were actively involved in preparing and have concurred with FS report
  • In FS, the EIRR should not be less than 5%
  • Major bridge construction should minimized
  • Should have an adequate provision for side drains, cross drainage & slope protection


  • Serves one or more target barangay
  • Provides linkage between an agricultural development area and an all-weather raod
  • It must have a suitable foundation conditions for the bridge towers and anchors at the selected location
  • The beneficiaries were actively involved in preparing and have concurred with FS report


  • The proposed scheme is situated within the target barangays of the program
  • There is no quarrying within one kilometre upstream from diversion site and the area is free from salinity and mine tailing problems
  • The minimum area to be served is 15 hectares and presently cultivated on a permanent basis as an agricultural land
  • Expected cropping intensity should be at least 150 percent for rice and 180 percent for vegetables
  • There is an 80 percent probability (derived from not less than three years dry season discharge measurements) that adequate water will be available for the planned command area
  • Beneficiaries were actively involved in program preparation and have concurred with the feasibility study
  • The EIRR is not less than 15 percent
  • Any negative environmental impact can be mitigated 


  • The proposed scheme is situated within a target barangay of the program
  • The scheme will serve a minimum of 15 households
  • The EIRR is at least 15 percent-the higher the EIRR the higher the priority
  • Feasibility study has demonstrated that the withdrawal of water will not adversely affect existing water users
  • The beneficiaries were actively involved in preparing, and have concurred with the feasibility study
  • The total length of distribution system does not exceed 10 kilometers
  • The unit cost per household served will not exceed PhP 20,000.00
  • The scheme should not be included in the DPWH program or in an NGO assistance program 


  • Spearhead the Mobilization of beneficiaries or community during the consruction
  • Carefully record and monitor
    • Labor Inputs
    • Material Usage
      • Materials ordered
      • Materials delivered on site
      • Materials Rejected when they fail to comply with specifications
      • Quantity of materials consumed together with the dater and location
    • Construction Equipment Usage
      • The kind, type, rated capacity
      • Operations records for each work with date & location
  • Prepare an action plan & work and financial plan for the project during the construction
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly status report
  • Guide/assist the beneficiaries in developing systems and operation & maintenance procedures

Last Updated on Monday, 25 October 2010 16:14