The National Innovation Agenda and Strategy Document (NIASD) is a document that contains the country’s vision and long-term goals for innovation. It also provides a road map and the strategies for improving innovation governance; deepening and accelerating innovation efforts; and integrating and fostering public-private partnerships. The formulation of the NIASD follows a collaborative and forward-looking approach, benefitting from inputs coming from the academe, international experts, business sector, and various agencies of government.
Source: Monitoring and Evaluation Staff
The Philippine Innovation Act Progress Report presents the achievements and milestones of the National Innovation Council (NIC), composed of interlinked member-agencies and representatives from various sectors, in implementing Republic Act 11293.
The PDP 2023-2028 is a plan for deep economic and social transformation to reinvigorate job creation and accelerate poverty reduction by steering the economy back on a high-growth path. This growth must be inclusive, building an environment that provides equal opportunities to all Filipinos, and equipping them with skills to participate fully in an innovative and globally competitive economy.
The SER 2021 highlights the need for more reforms to further increase the country’s potential for economic growth and greater inclusivity.
With this year’s theme, “Beyond the Pandemic: Charting the Path Towards Full Economic Growth and Recovery,” the country now needs to look beyond the pandemic and prepare for the emerging challenges ahead.
This document starts with an assessment of previous and current initiatives and attempts to institutionalize NCA since the 1990s. It also presents the overarching policy frameworks and plans as a basis in the crafting of priority activities. The Roadmap has six components: (a) compilation of natural capital accounts; (b) estimation of natural capital – adjusted macroeconomic indicators; (c) policy use and applications; (d) data management systems; (e) capacity development; and (f) dissemination. Budgetary support should be secured to facilitate the target activities under each component.
This paper is designed to present the technical perspective of mining based on the results of the MICC review, particularly on the legal, technical, social, economic, and environmental aspects. It also highlights the good mining industry practices and those that need improvement. The Policy Note, on the other hand, provides an overview of the Philippine mining sector from a policy perspective, highlighting key challenges and reforms necessary to develop and better regulate the sector.
The Results Matrix (RM) is an instrument designed to provide results orientation to the PDP. It is anchored on results-based management (RbM), which is a strategy that focuses on performance by highlighting achievements of outcomes and impacts.
The Philippines was on track to becoming an upper middle-income economy, until the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic disrupted the country’s economic growth momentum and development trajectory. The unprecedented challenges brought by the pandemic prompted a shift in sourcing and utilizing Official Development Assistance (ODA) financing in the new normal, from project-specific to quick-disbursing program loans.
The Philippine Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan (PWSSMP) serves as the national action plan to achieve universal access to safe, sufficient, affordable, and sustainable water supply, hygiene, and sanitation by 2030. Linked to the national water supply and sanitation (WSS) targets, the PWSSMP is grounded on the realities of every region, with insights from over 1,000 representatives across the country.
The year 2020 brought enormous challenges for the country and around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic caused an unprecedented health crisis on a global scale that endangered lives and crippled the economy.