Workshop on Infrastructure Financing Strategies in the Philippines

29 Aug 2017
Manila, Philippines

The national workshop facilitated a better understanding of the existing as well as new and additional resources that can be leveraged for addressing the infrastructure deficits constraining sustainable development outcomes in the Philippines.

Through the national workshop, the current infrastructure needs of the country were reviewed and different financing strategies presented. In doing so, the workshop targeted to:
- Improve the understanding among policy makers and major stakeholders of financing needs for achieving sustainable infrastructure development;
- Increase knowledge and awareness of financing sources and modalities in areas of infrastructure finance;
- Build the capacity in the sub-region to prepare financing strategies that mobilize domestic and international resources in support of infrastructure development.

The workshop was followed by a Policy Dialogue on Infrastructure Financing Strategies for Sustainable Development in South-East Asia.