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 […]

Proposed PH export plan backs PDP 2017-2022 targets

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said that the proposed plan to boost the country’s exports will ensure that targets in the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 are met. The Economic Development Cluster (EDC) endorsed last Thursday the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2018-2022 for the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte. The PEDP 2018-2022 is a five-year roadmap aimed at improving exports performance and increasing the sector’s competitiveness. “Our latest exports numbers (April 2018) have not been so good. All products showed negative growth rates, except mineral and forest products, as well as electronics. We expect the PEDP to […]

Sound of Progress: Time to Sing in Unison for a Long-term Economic Vision

By Jennifer Tungol Music from economic data? Who would have thought? Filipinos did! Now, every Filipino can sing to the upbeat music, tracking Philippine economic growth through recent years with the YouTube video launched last September by the National Economic and Development Authority’s (NEDA), Tunog ng Progreso (Sound of Progress). The new song performed by Thyro Alfaro, arranged and composed by Allan Feliciano and Top Suzara, is downloadable from the NEDA website at and can be viewed on YouTube at https://youtube/8QMjCe-NsfO. Let us discover more through an email interview with Dentsu, the agency NEDA collaborated with in communicating and […]