As of February this year, infrastructure projects approved by the National Economic and Development Authority for flood mitigation include the China-funded P39.2-billion Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River
flood control projects.
Projects that are still under negotiation for loans from China are the Department of Transportation's P175.3-billion North-South Railway Project-South Line (Long Haul) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority's P57.2-billion Subic-Clark Railway Project the P39.2-billion Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River
Flood Control Projects P25.6-billion Davao City Expressway Project P97.3-billion Panay-Guimaras-Negros Island Bridges P56.6-billion Cebu-Bohol Link Bridge P44.6-billion North Luzon Expressway East Project P47.4-billion Dinagat (Leyte)-Surigao Link Bridge P57.6-billion Luzon-Samar Link Bridge P72.1-billion Bohol-Leyte Link Bridge P14.4-billion Negros-Cebu Link Bridge, and P2.3-billion Camarines Sur Expressway Project.
The Mindanao River
, also known as the Rio Grande of Mindanao, is the major waterway in Mindanao used for trading and transporting seafoods and other products to nearby provinces.
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) last week approved the Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River
Flood Control Project.
Aquino and his team also witnessed thousands of government soldiers, private volunteers, and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front help open EoACA clusters of 30 hectares of water hyacinths under the Delta Bridge, allowing the swollen Rio Grande de Mindanao river
to spread to the Moro Gulf on Mindanao's eastern seaboard.
For instance, the Panguil Bay Bridge Project in Northern Mindanao had an EIRR of 21.4 percent; the New Cebu International Container Port in Central Visayas had a 20.1-percent EIRR; while the EIRR of the Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River
flood control projects in Soccsksargen was 14.2 percent.
Pinol said flooding in the agricultural valleys of Cagayan Valley, Pampanga, Bulacan Basins, Bicol River Basin, Agusan River Basin, Rio Grande de Mindanao River
Basin have caused annual damage to the farm sector.
Manalo Bridge Blumentritt-Antipolo Bridge East-West Bank Bridge 1 Ilocos Norte Irrigation Project Phase II Rehabilitation of all Agus-Pulangi Hydroelectric Plant Units Ambal-Simuay River Rio Grande de Mindanao River
flood control projects Bohol Northeast Basin multipurposeproject Tumauini River multipurpose project Panay River Basin integrated development project New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa dam project The modes of cooperation for the infrastructure cooperation program are project contracting, public-private partnership, direct investment, and technical cooperation.
The others are the P25-billion Picong FreePort and Ecozone in Picong, Lanao del Sur; P39.2 billion for the Mindanao River
Basin Integrated Flood Control Projects; P300 million for the proposed Mindanao Executive Leadership Academy in Maramag, Bukidnon; P75 billion for the MinDC Interregional Connectivity Projects comprising roads and bridges; P100 million for Tourism Assistance Center in 20 strategic areas in Mindanao; P9.8 billion for New Zamboanga Airport in Mercedes, Zamboanga City; and P100 million for Polloc Freeport and Ecozone in Polloc, Maguindanao; and P9.8 billion for General Santos Aerotropolis that is still recommended for a feasibility study.
The Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River
Flood Control Projects and the construction of 10 Proposed Priority Bridges Crossing Pasig-Marikina River and Manggahan Floodway of the Department of Public Works and Highways are listed in the 75 flagship projects of the Duterte administration.
The other projects to be financed by loans from China are the P50.03-billion Subic-Clark railway project; P39.22-billion Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River
flood control projects; P1.59-billion Palanca-Villegas Bridge; P1.39-billion Beata-F.Y.
For June 2019, loan agreements to be signed include the construction of five bridges across the Pasig-Marikina River, Manggahan Floodway (P13.6 billion) and Ambal-Simuay River and Rio Grande de Mindanao River
Flood Control Projects (P39.1 billion).