Status of Projects Encountering Problems

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#Project NameFindingPossible Reason/ CauseRecommendation
1Health Sufficiency - LIKAS (Likas Yaman sa Kalusugan)The researchers were unable to yield good molecular
analysis results.
Have more attempts using different/new set of primers.
2LRT Line 1 South Extension ProjectDelay in ROW acquisition of additional lots1. Additional ROW due to C1A option that requires adjustment of Line 1 Extension Alignment to avoid clashing with C-5 alignment.
2. Additional ROW due to change in station location.
To secure approval of MOA between LRTA and Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) regarding the affected additional lots.
3Concreting of San Vicente-Malaya FMR, Gen. Luna, QuezonDelayed construction
1. Variation Order issues
2. Slow Work progress of the contractor
Management meeting with LCE
4LRT Line 2 East Extension Project 1. Delayed implementation of Package 3 - Electromechanical System Works
2. Delay in interfacing connection
3. Delay in construction works for Package 2 and Package 3
1.1 DOTr's late issuance of Package 3 contractor's Notice To Proceed
1.2 Relocation of some Meralco and manila water/Maynilad utility

2.1 Fire incident in existing LRT Line

3.1 Corona Virus
1.1.1 Thorough review of bid documents
1.1.2 Adjustment in bidding requirements
1.1.3 Close coordination with DOTr, PMO & consultant

1.2.1 Close coordination with LGU's and utility companies
1.2.2 Constant monitoring and supervision of works and other deliverables
1.2.3 Close coordination with DOTr, PMO, consultant, and contractor

2.1.1 Close coordination with LRTA, PMO, consultant, and contractor
2.1.2 Strong representation by LRTA top management

3.1.1 Close coordination with LRTA, PMO, consultant, and contractor
3.1.2 On-going review of contractors and consultants documents via email (Work from Home basis)
3.1.3 On-going skeletal workforce on job site

5Isolation and Characterization of Photofermenting Microorganism for Biohydrogen ProductionProcurement delaysAdministrative impedimentsHasten the process of procurement
6Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Cavite ExtensionDelay in the relocation of utilitiesDelay in the approval of MOA between LRTA and utility providers

Delay in the review and approval of MOA by utility companies (external).

Delay in the concurrence of the relocation plan by LRMC (external).
Continuously monitor the approval of MOA, attend coordination meetings with the stakeholders and provide pertinent documents as required

Continuously follow-up on MOA from utility companies, attend coordination meetings with the stakeholders and provide pertinent documents as required.

Continuously follow-up on the concurrence of the relocation plan by LRMC.
7LRT Line 1 South Extension ProjectDelay in Relocation of UtilitiesDelay in the approval of MOA between LRTA and utility providersContinuously monitor the approval of MOA, attend coordination meetings with the stakeholders and provide pertinent documents as required.
8Manila Bay Rehabilitation ProjectDelays in the following activities:
1. Fabrication and Provision of Two-layered Compost Tumbler to Stakeholders to encourage waste segregation and increase waste diversion
2. Removal of submerged garbage
3. Fabrication and installation of steel trash trap
4. Establishment of Trash Nets
Delayed release of fund; very limited time of implementation
9Cavite Industrial Area Flood Risk Management Project (CIA-FRIMP)Difficulty in identification of lot boundary in some areasDue to gaps between adjacent lots based on coordinates described in the TCTs, lot plans, etc.
10Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Cavite ExtensionDelay in the delivery of LRVs and depot works as per scheduleDue to imposed community quarantine and/or COVID-19 pandemic, LRV manufacturing were closed and on-site works were suspendedAdopt Work-from-Home (WFH) and skeletal work schedule. Project Contractors and Consultants continue working on the designs, drawings, test protocols and other documentations.
11Tingloy PortFor rectification of minor defectsImproper use of pier by boat vessel's rampRectification before issuance of project completion
12Development and Use of Nanobiopesticide for the Control of Fusarium Wilt on High Value CropsThe field set-ups in Tuba, Benguet were rescheduled in December 2019
Inclement weather conditions in the region
The project's request for three-month extension without additional funding was approved in order for the project to catch-up the delayed activities.

13Construction of Wharf Slight delay in construction incremental weather condition during the last month of the year 2015 adjust the project timeline
14Production and Application of Cellulosic Nanocrystals from the Wood and Processing Wastes of ITPSDelayed in the laboratory set-up using ventilated centrifuge into refrigerated centrifuge Late delivery of equipmentThe project's request for one-year extension (2 requests for 6 months) without additional funding was approved in order for the project to catch-up the delayed activities.
15Isolation and Characterization of Photofermenting Microorganism for Biohydrogen ProductionFor the period being reported collection of some data were affected however, promising photofermenting microorganism for biohydrogen production were isolated
and characterized
Lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemicWill resume data collection once lockdown is eased
16Quezon Port Development ProjectOn scheduleN/AFast track remaining activities to achieve an accomplishment of ahead of schedule
17Bat Guano from a Philippine Cave as Potential and Sustainable Source of Antibiotic-Producing StreptoDelayed conduct of research project methodologiesOcular visit to the collaborating/partner institution was not made due to the enhanced community quarantine.

Processing of documents (i.e. PPMP, MOU) were placed on hold due
to the ongoing enhanced community quarantine.
Documents should be facilitated and fast tracked once the enhanced community quarantine is lifted.
18Concreting of Manggagawa-Capuluan Central FMRBehind scheduleOngoing compliance to punchlistLGU to impose liquidated damages to contractor
19Health Sufficiency (LIKAS): Philippine Actinomycete as Source of BiosurfactantLate submission of audited financial and terminal technical reportOther purchase orders and disbursement vouchers still in process
which was greatly hampered by the lockdown due to COVID 19
Hasten the processing of documents
20Construction of Atulayan - Bislian - Pamatdan FMRDelayed constructionPoor performance of contractor1. PRDP and LGU has already issued final warning to contractor for the -17% slippage
2. Contractor is requested to submit its disposition to LGU why the project should not be termianted