Japan unveils dev’t cooperation framework, aligns with PDP 2017-2022

The Philippine government, led by NEDA Undersecretary for Investment Programming Rolando G. Tungpalan, headed to Tokyo, Japan on August 30 for the annual Philippines-Japan high level policy consultation to set the direction of the economic partnership between the two countries for the medium to long term. “Beyond the numbers, we need to understand the context of what Philippine development is all about—not only high growth, but inclusive growth as well,” Tungpalan said. The Japanese delegation, headed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Director Yukiko Okano, unveiled Japan’s development cooperation policy with the Philippines for 2018-2023 to reflect priorities in the […]

NEDA ‘Tunog ng Progreso’ radio show kicks off, highlights Ambisyon Natin 2040

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is preparing to launch by the first quarter of 2019 another nationwide survey – the second since it first crafted the AmBisyon Natin 2040 – that will reflect the Filipino people’s changing needs and life goals. In NEDA’s pilot episode of its maiden radio program Tunog ng Progreso last July 20, NEDA Undersecretary for Policy and Planning Rosemarie G. Edillon said there is a need to determine if Filipinos are close to realizing the aspirations they first articulated in an initial national survey in 2016, results of which were consolidated and now embodied […]

NEDA Western Visayas orients Yeungnam University on RDP

The NEDA Regional Office in Western Visayas (NRO VI) conducted an orientation for professors and students of Yeungnam University (YU), in South Korea about the Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 and the region’s major programs and projects on July 9 at Jalaur Conference Room, NRO VI Building, Iloilo City. A total of 25 participants from the YU Department of Saemaul Studies and International Development (DSSID), composed of five officers and 20 college students attended the orientation. The YU-DSSID team was led by Project Team Leader Professor Lee Jeong Ju, together with Research Professor Yoo Ho Woong, Senior Researchers Dr. Lee […]