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Priority Development Assistance Fund

Requested from DBM by Ian Nicole Generalao at 02:08 PM on Dec 22, 2017.
Purpose: Research about Political Dynasties, Political Parties and Pork Barrel
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2000 - 12/31/2008
Tracking no: #DBM-668040881920

Ian Nicole 02:08 PM, Dec 22, 2017

Hi! I would like to request data on the ff: 
Priority Development Assistance Fund
(PDAF) Data (years 2000-2008)

I need content with the ff. col
Obs ID
Fiscal Year
Legislator No.
Proj. Code
Lesiglator Name
Legislator Type
New Appropriation (in Php)
Continuing (Released next yr) (in Php)	
Total Amount (in Php)	
Project Description
Municipality/ City	Project Amount (in Php)

I noticed that the PDAF index from this website: is limited only to the period of 2009-13. 
So far, I compiled 2009-13 data from the website but is not enough for my analysis.

Marissa 02:41 PM, Dec 22, 2017

December 22, 2017

Dear Ian Nicole,

Thank you for your request dated Dec 22, 2017 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Priority Development Assistance Fund.

We received your request on Dec 22, 2017 and will respond on or before Jan 12, 2018 02:08:16 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DBM-668040881920.

Thank you.


Marissa Santos
FOI Officer

Rosemarie 09:22 AM, Jul 12, 2018

Dear Ian Nicole Generalao,


Thank you for your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for data on PDAF releases from 2000 to 2008.

Response to Request

Please be informed that since PDAF releases of certain legislators pertaining to various years are being subject to the ongoing investigation being conducted by appropriate body, the requested document may fall under one of the exceptions listed in the DBM FOI Manual i.e., Documents and/or information pertaining to matters under litigation.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Rosemarie Pagala
FOI Action Officer

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