Road maintenance in the Philippines

Local resource-based road maintenance in the Philippines: A guide

This Guide has been prepared for local government unit administrators and decision-makers from the provincial government level to the barangay (village). Other stakeholders, including public and non-government organizations involved in rural development and community leaders, may find this material helpful in their advocacies.

In the Philippines, as in most developing countries, an area where jobs can be created is in rural road maintenance. For local governments, well maintained rural roads not only support and facilitate development but enhance governance through significant savings that could be invested in other beneficial activities.