USAID Influences Philippine National Policy to Advance US Interests: Page 2 of 2

Posted on 26 October 2016


[4] Information about USAID COMPETE’s tourism-focused projects can be found in USAID (2013), Advancing Philippine 

(cont. of references)

Competitiveness (COMPETE) Project: Year 1 Annual Report, (Washington, DC: USAID),, accessed 16 Jun. 2016.

[5] For a discussion of this, see Reality of Aid Coordinating Committee (2016), “Undermining Democratic Country Ownership: Embedding northern development agendas through technical cooperation,” in Reality of Aid 2016 Report , (Quezon City: IBON International),, accessed 25 Oct. 2016.

[6] Jomo KS, Anis Chowdhury, Krishnan Sharma and Daniel Platz (2016), “Public-Private Partnerships and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Fit for Purpose?” DESA Working Paper (New York: UN),, accessed 5 Jun. 2016.

[7] For a more detailed analysis of this and the contingent liabilities fund, see the section “Less regulation, more burden” in IBON (2015), “PPP Act: Surrender to corporate interests,” IBON Facts & Figures (Quezon City, Philippines: IBON), 15 Jun., pp. 6‒9. 

[8] USAID (2014), ibid., p. 9.

[9] Dennis Espada (2014), “Residents spur resistance to road dike, reclamation plans,” Bulatlat, 7 Nov.,, accessed 28 Jun. 2016.

[10] Asian Human Rights Commission (2015), “PHILIPPINES: Stop demolition against Laguna Lakeshore community in Taguig,” 8 May, Hunger Alerts,, accessed 29 Jun. 2016.

[11] Evelyn Macairan (2016), “Church to campaign vs Laguna Lakeshore,” The Philippine Star , 31 Mar.,, accessed 5 Jun. 2016.

[12] Kelvin S. Rodolfo (2016), “The dangerous Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike,” Rappler, 24 Jan.,, accessed 5 Jul. 2016.


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