1 week WB offers $840-M new loan to PH for agriculture MB |Biz
By Madelaine B. Miraflor World Bank (WB) is open to provide the Philippine agriculture sector an additional loan of up to US$840 million, or around P44 billion, within the next few months to support the three agendas of the Department of Agriculture (DA), which has recently transitioned into new leadership. Newly appointed acting Agriculture Secretary Dr. William D. Dar . (KEVIN TRISTAN ESPIRITU, MB Photo) More than a week into office, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said he recently met with a representative of World Bank, who said the bank was interested to release additional funding for the DA’s Philippine Rural ... more