The Philippines Country Knowledge Strategy and Plan, 2012–2017
A Knowledge Compendium
Tom Kirchmaier, Carsten Gerner-Beuerle
Knowledge is critical in addressing the complex challenges of development and poverty reduction faced by the Philippines. This compendium discusses the progress and achievements of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in line with The Philippines Country Knowledge Strategy and Plan, 2012–2017 and presents various knowledge products and services focusing on the country. As a development and knowledge-based institution, ADB’s strategic directions to support the knowledge needs of the Philippines focuses on (i) sustainable and climate- and disaster-resilient infrastructure; (ii) local economic development, governance, and regional cooperation; (iii) social innovations; and (v) gender equality.