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Tree Plantation Financing Program (TPFP)


The TPFP is a credit assistance program under the forestry sector for the expansion, harvesting, maintenance and protection of existing tree plantations with at least 4 year old standing trees in at least 1% of the plantation area of qualified private and public land. The plantation is a designed and planned area of pre-identified tree species proven to be compatible and thriving in the area covering both lowland and forest lands.

Eligible Projects

    • Expansion of tree plantation
    • – Acquisition and planting of major tree planting stocks (preferably cloned seedlings from certified nurseries)
      – Site development, including road system, where necessary
      – Maintenance and operating expenses for the expansion of plantation
      – Look out tower
      – Bunkhouse
      – Water system
      – Firelines
      – Other related expenditures

    • Existing tree plantation of at least 4 –year-old tree species;
    • – Maintenance and protection expenses – fertilization, pest control, weeding, strip brushing, and related expenditures.

    • Harvesting of fruits or mature tree species (provided replanting is undertaken)
    • Processing and Post Harvest facilities including expenses for harvesting equipment, hauling, delivery, kiln treatment plant, fruit processing plant, and related expenditures.

Eligible Borrowers

    • Duly registered existing operators with at least 4-year-old tree plantation such as:
    • – Industrial tree plantation companies
      – Wood producers
      – Integrated Forest Management Agreement (IFMA) holders-members or accredited by the Philippine Wood Producers Association
      – Socialized Integrated Forest Management Agreement (SIFMA) holders
      – Private land owners
      – LGUs
      – Private schools
      – Peoples’ organization/cooperatives

Loan Amount

Up to 80% of project cost for identified borrowers and 90% for LGUs.

Interest Rate

Based on prevailing interest rates.

Repayment Terms

    • Maximum of 15 years inclusive of grace period on principal and interest repayment not exceeding 5 years depending on funder’s requirement.



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Program Managers
Rallen O. Verdadero
Head, Program Development Management II
812-8088/818-9511 local 3327
roverdadero@dbp.ph

Gracely Lux G. Itum
Head, Loan Program Development Unit – PDM II
818-9511 local 2330
glgitum@dbp.ph

Miriam T. Fabian
Loan Program Development Unit – PDM II
812-80088/818-9511 local 2331
mtfabian@dbp.ph

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