LGU Access to Official Development Assistance (ODA): Status, Issues, and Concerns
Alex B. Brillantes,
Gilberto M. Llanto and
Ruperto Alonzo ()
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Alex B. Brillantes: Philippine Institute for Development Studies
Development Economics Working Papers from East Asian Bureau of Economic Research
Statistics on the distribution of ODA loans show that the local government sector is the smallest direct recipient of this funding source. While it has been observed that the amount of ODA grants and the number of ODA grant projects have been declining over the years, several factors could explain why LGUs have not been able to have a substantial share in ODA funds. The study discusses barriers to the greater of LGUs to ODA funds and provides specific recommendations for action by policy makers.
Keywords: official development assistance; local government units; ODA programming; grant financing framework; cost-sharing; foreign borrowing act; Philippine Development Forum (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I38 O10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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