NRO VIII holds AmBisyon Natin 2040 Conference for SUCs and HEIs

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) VIII conducted the AmBisyon Natin 2040 Conference for more than 200 faculty and students from state universities and colleges (SUCs) and private higher education institutions (HEIs) in Leyte, as part of a series of fora and advocacy activities for AmBisyon Natin 2040. The event was held last January 12 at Hotel Alejandro, Tacloban City. The AmBisyon Natin 2040 represents the collective long-term vision and aspirations of Filipinos for themselves and for the country for the next 25 years. It will serve as an anchor for development planning across at least four administrations In his message, […]


Bicol youth leaders support AmBisyon Natin 2040

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) V in partnership with the National Youth Commission conducted the Ambisyon Natin 2040 Youth Summit held last December 13 at Concourse Convention Center in Legazpi City. It was attended by around 300 leaders of youth organizations in Bicol from junior and senior high schools, Alternative Learning Centers, tertiary schools, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, barangay youth task force, multi-sector youth organizations including youth leaders with special needs, and representatives of indigenous communities. The Summit aimed to engage the youth in advocating the Ambisyon Natin 2040 to their respective organizations to help sustain the momentum for the […]


PDP 2017-2022 moves closer to finalization

The third meeting of the Plan Steering Committee (PSC), composed of Cabinet secretaries and chaired by Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia, on the formulation of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 was held last January 17 at the Development Academy of the Philippines in Pasig. The Cabinet members present in the meeting were Sec. Rafael Mariano of Agrarian Reform, Sec. Mark Villar of Public Works and Highways, Sec. Judy Taguiwalo of the Social Welfare and Development, Sec. Arthur Tugade of Transportation, Sec. Gina Lopez of Environment and Natural Resources, Sec. Fortunato De La Pena of Science and Technology, Cabinet […]

Understanding the government’s esoteric AmBisyon Natin 2040

There have been numerous reports on the progress of nationwide consultations leading up to the AmBisyon Natin 2040. The 25-year long-term vision aims that “by 2040, the Philippines shall be a prosperous, predominantly middle-class society where no one is poor.” I was looking for a narrative that ordinary citizens can relate to. The past provides many good lessons. In 1976, I was a guest of then Governor Cornelio Villareal Jr., in Roxas City, Capiz. I was writing a management case on the provincial development programs and I fortunately came upon a scheduled meeting of some National Economic and Development Authority […]

Senate chief bats for regional devt

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel lll on Sunday vowed to support the administration’s development roadmap that includes reforms and seeks to reduce poverty while creating more jobs via regional expansion. Pimentel said the proposed Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 of the National Economic Development Authority will get the needed legislative boost from the Senate. “It concretizes the Duterte administration’s eight-point economic agenda and its long-term AmBisyon Natin 2040 into strategies as well as specific programs and activities implementing new policies,” Pimentel said. Although Neda is still awaiting feedback and inputs from the public before coming up with its final version of […]


NEDA briefs PIA on AmBisyon Natin 2040, PDP 2017-2022

NEDA Development Information Staff Director Nerrisa T. Esguerra briefed the officials and regional directors of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on AmBisyon Natin 2040 last January 11 at the B Hotel, Quezon City. Esguerra also presented the framework of the 2017-2022 Philippine Development Plan (PDP), which adopts AmBisyon Natin 2040, and which is currently being finalized. PIA Director-General Harold Clavite said that PIA will offer NEDA its full support in promoting the PDP 2017-2022 and AmBisyon Natin 2040 through road shows, media coverage, and through its social media channels. He said that the PIA regional offices will be in full […]


Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 draft chapters now online for public comment

The National Economic and Development Authority released through its website the draft chapters of Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 to give the public an opportunity to comment and give inputs. The chapters and respective feedback forms can be accessed through http://pdp.neda.gov.ph. Inputs and suggestions on the draft will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. of January 12, 2017. These will be considered in the finalization of the chapter write-up prior to its presentation in the 3rd Plan Steering Committee meeting scheduled on January 17, 2017. The draft is the product of series of intensive consultations started last November 2016 and conducted […]


Cloud access to Ambisyon Natin 2040 videos now available

Aside from NEDA’s social media channels, the Development Information Staff (DIS) have made available the access and download of Ambisyon Natin 2040 videos through the Google Drive link: tinyurl.com/AmBisyonNatinVideos. This is to encourage the promotion and sharing of these videos to the public and the agency’s various stakeholders. Three of the available Ambisyon Natin 2040 videos produced in collaboration with Dentsu Philippines, Inc. won the Araw Values and Boomerang Awards in 2016. The other videos namely: Ambisyon Natin 2040 Teaser; Ambisyon Natin 2040 Full Video; The Life We Want; Realizing the Vision; Ambisyon Mo, Misyon Nating Lahat; and From Vision […]

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Mt. Province administrator commits support for Ambisyon Natin 2040

Provincial Administrator Atty. Amador Batay-an of Mt. Province committed to support Ambisyon Natin 2040 during the Ambisyon Natin 2040 Cordillera Provincial Forum conducted last December at Mount Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC), Bontoc, Mt. Province. “You are assured of our steadfast support to the attainment of the AmBisyon Natin vision because as part of the Filipino society, we are responsible in contributing our share in the development not only of the Mt. Province but of the entire country as well, ” Atty. Batay-an said during his opening message. At the forum, NEDA Regional Office (NRO)-CAR Development Research Division Chief Carmel […]


NRO VII RD leads Ambisyon Natin 2040 activities in Central Visayas

Regional Director (RD) Efren B. Carreon of the NEDA Regional Office (NRO) VII gave a comprehensive briefing on Ambisyon Natin 2040 to the media and members of the Association of Government Information Officers (AGIO7) last December 28. The event was held at the Ecotech Conference Center, Sudlon Lahug, Cebu City. Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Dionisio C. Ledres Jr., on the other hand, presented the Cebuano version of the key messages of the Ambisyon Natin 2040. He also challenged the media and AGIO7 members to echo the Ambisyon Natin 2040 to their respective offices, and to be part of the dissemination […]