ADB vows to help Marcos admin in Build, Build, Build

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ADB vows to help Marcos admin in Build, Build, Build

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ADB vows to help Marcos admin in Build, Build, Build

The Asian Development Bank on Monday vowed to work closely with the incoming Marcos administration when it comes to infrastructure projects.

PublishedUpdatedJune 13, 2022 3:03pmThe Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday vowed to work closely with the incoming Marcos administration when it comes to infrastructure projects.ADB president Masatsugu Asakawa paid a courtesy visit on President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Monday wherein they discussed the Build, Build, Build program, a project started by the Duterte administration.

"The ADB is working closely with the government, development partners, and the private sector to support infra investment, including projects under the Build, Build, Build program, promote sustainable agri development and food security, and invest in Filipinos' welfare," Asakawa said in a statement.

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By ANNA FELICIA BAJO, GMA News Published Updated June 13, 2022 3:03pm The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday vowed to work closely with the incoming Marcos administration when it comes to infrastructure projects.A Liberal Party (LP) lawmaker has asked the incoming administration of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.A multilateral approach is needed to effectively deal with the food security problem amid global challenges, a non-government organization said as it urged President-elect Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.By ANNA FELICIA BAJO, GMA News Published June 13, 2022 11:18am President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.

ADB president Masatsugu Asakawa paid a courtesy visit on President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Monday wherein they discussed the Build, Build, Build program, a project started by the Duterte administration. (Charlein Gracia/ Unsplash) This, after the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) reported that 51 percent of pregnancies in the Philippines from 2015 to 2019 were unintended. "The ADB is working closely with the government, development partners, and the private sector to support infra investment, including projects under the Build, Build, Build program, promote sustainable agri development and food security, and invest in Filipinos' welfare," Asakawa said in a statement.'The food value chain is not singular and there is a need to deal with national interests in terms of food sovereignty and with different countries and stakeholders that provide key markets and inputs,' PRRM president Edicio dela Torre said. "As we prepare our next country partnership strategy for 2024-29, we will be exploring opportunities with the incoming admin's priorities on climate change action to support a resilient and green economic recovery, climate smart transportation, and continuing investments in education, vocational skills training, employment programs, health promotion, and social protection," he added. Edcel Lagman, the reproductive health or RH law is “a rights-based, health-oriented and development-driven legislation which affords women and couples to freely exercise their inherent right to determine the number and spacing of their children”. Asakawa emphasized that the Philippines is a key partner of the ADB. During the campaign period, Marcos said it is on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

"We are grateful for the government and the Filipino people for hosting the ADB headquarters for more than five decades and supporting our efforts across the Asia and Pacific region. 10354.Dela Torre is hopeful that the incoming administration of Marcos Jr. I assured President-elect Marcos of ADB's strong commitment to supporting his administration's development priorities," he said. Marcos has since the Build, Build, Build infrastructure initiative of the outgoing administration. Lagman asserted that the budget for RH in its first year of implementation in 2013 of P2. Out of the 119 infrastructure flagship projects (IFP) under the Build, Build, Build program, only to date and additional seven will be completed by June — the last month of the Duterte administration — while 12 more are set to be completed by December 2022. has yet to appoint an Agriculture secretary, he has expressed his intention to make agriculture among his top priorities. The new administration will inherit that are expected to be completed in the next six years. To realize the goals of the RH law, it is urgent to provide adequate and consistent funding for its speedy and efficient implementation, he said. —KBK, GMA News.

PHL-Israel Meanwhile, in Marcos' meeting with Ambassador Ilan Fluss of Israel, technology as well as food security were among the topics in the meeting. "We discussed how the innovation and technologies of Israel, and [how] some of the practices we developed in Israel can contribute to the development process in the Philippines," Fluss said.” The joint study also concluded that the cost of meeting the need for modern contraception considerably reduces the incidence of unintended and unplanned pregnancies, and saves the government and the economy tremendous amounts otherwise allocated to and spent for pregnancy-related and newborn healthcare services. China makes up 86 percent of our seafood and 22 percent of fish imports. "As you know, one of the priority areas is agriculture and food security and employment so this was an important area which we discussed," he added. The security aspect was also discussed as Israel and the Philippines face similar challenges when it comes to terrorism. In its National Objectives for Health way back in 2005, the DOH affirmed that “a reduction in the actual number of births reduces the need for obstetrical care, immunization and other maternal and child health interventions”. However, no specific defense deal was talked about.Dela Torre said that most of the country's agriculture is centered on rice and other land-based crops but there are 1.

  Pagpapalakas ng relasyon ng Israel at Pilipinas, pinag-usapan nina Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Ilan Fluss at President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. .