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 […]

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 […]