Throughout Central Luzon, only 135 projects, or 18 percent of the 770 projects funded through GPBP
in 2014, were completed as of Jan.
Initially called "bottom-up budgeting," the GPBP
was introduced by Roxas' predecessor, the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, to allow local government units to identify projects needed by their respective communities.
, the local government units themselves determine their needs and have a say on which programs are suited for their locality.
3 billion for the antipoverty projects under the GPBP
all over the country for 2015.
It was learned that under the GPBP
water supply system, the various projects are implemented by the DILG.
Roxas dared Tinio to identify items in the GPBP
budget the congressman would like stricken off, saying that it was the local government units (LGUs) that chose such projects and that the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) was tasked only with overseeing their implementation.
has replaced the bottom-up budgeting (BuB) system, whose allocation amounted to P8.
is a pioneering budget reform measure being employed by the Aquino administration.
In a press statement, he said public expenditures under the GPBP
call for fiscal discipline, effective allocation of resources to solve underdevelopment and attainment of desired outcomes with the active participation of civil society and the people in the community.
The Declaration endorsed a motion that would institutionalize the GPBP
and the NCDDP in the national expenditure program and allow LGUs to implement all public infrastructure projects and increase their allocations.
Under the GPBP
, Roxas said, cities may avail themselves of up to P50 million in financial assistance to fund local anti-poverty programs while municipalities may receive as much as P15 million.
can give municipalities up to P15 million to finance projects identified and approved by the local government together with representatives of community and people's organizations.