Statistics show that the Philippine economy is vibrant and continuously growing. But the problem is, not everyone feels this. Our goal is to have a country where prosperity is shared and enjoyed by all people. We want you to share a story, through photography, on what it means to have a Philippines where no one is left behind.

The NEDA #No1LeftBehind Photo Contest is open to all professional and amateur Filipino photographers. Each participant is allowed to submit only one (1) photo entry.

Email your photo to The file must have a resolution of at least 600 x 600 pixels at 300 dpi, and must be in .JPEG format.

Also, accompany your entry with a short write-up othat explains your photograph and what you think the country needs to achieve inclusive development.

Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

Clarity of Message                                                                   30%

Originality                                                                                   15%

Technical Execution

    (focus, framing, details, composition, lighting)                20%

Visual Appeal                                                                             35%


All entries must be submitted on or before 5 pm, January 10, 2018 (Wednesday).

Twenty (20) shortlisted entries will be exhibited at the NEDA Central Office lobby. Three winners will be announced on the same day via the NEDA Facebook and Twitter pages, and will win PhP20,000 worth of prizes.

All entries submitted will be owned by the National Economic and Development Authority and can thus be used for any legitimate purpose, such as in publicity materials for NEDA’s advocacy activities.