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Philippines - Upper Pampanga River Irrigation Project (English)

The proposed loan would assist in financing the construction of Pantabangan dam of the Upper Pampanga River in Central Luzon; the construction or rehabilitation of irrigation facilities serving in total about 77,000 ha; the construction of about 1,000 km of feeder road; the purchase of equipment, materials and supplies by National Irrigation Administration for construction and for operation and maintenance; consulting services and interest during construction. This report comprises two impact evaluation for the Philippines a Thailand, and an overview which synthesizes the findings of both impac evaluations regarding the extent of, and reasons for, sustainability. compares the impact of irrigation system design on project performance projects consisted of rehabilitation and expansion of existing irrigat schemes and aimed at providing year round and reliable irrigation wate both the wet and dry seasons. These countries were reviewed together they both represent the use of less intensive technology for rice prod Surveys were undertaken in both countries, involving a minimum of 300 beneficiaries. Among other things the surveys sought to determine and the beneficiaries' perception of their past and present welfare and qu life. Other areas reviewed by the impact evaluations include : 1) over performance of the irrigation and drainage system; 2) overall economic agricultural performance; 3) institutional performance; 4) social impa 5) environmental impact.


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    Philippines - Upper Pampanga River Irrigation Project

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Philippines - Upper Pampanga River Irrigation Project (English). Agriculture projects series ; no. PA 2 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.