Japan Bolsters Philippine Agriculture

Japan will grant USD1 million in technical assistance to fund full-sector analysis of the Philippine agriculture and irrigation systems. The grant will also help create an investment project design for modernizing and expanding irrigation services on existing irrigated lands in the Asian country. Farmers and other beneficiaries will take part in the design, development, and management process of the said irrigation project. (“ADB, Japan Support Philippines’ Drive for Food Security” - Asian Development Bank, Nov. 6, 2008)

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