STATEMENT OF SECRETARY PERNIA AT THE 2017 NEDA YEAR-END MEDIA BRIEFING

STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA, PhD Socioeconomic Planning Secretary 2017 NEDA Year-end Press Briefing December 14, 2017, 10:00 AM NEDA Board Room, Pasig City Dear friends from the media, colleagues from NEDA, all collaborators in the endeavor for our country’s advancement, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. I am happy to see familiar faces as we conduct continue reading : STATEMENT OF SECRETARY PERNIA AT THE 2017 NEDA YEAR-END MEDIA BRIEFING

NEDA highlights key role of iron and steel industry in dev’t

MANILA— As a major component of infrastructure development, the growth of the local iron and steel industry is a crucial support to the country’s attainment of its national development goals and initiatives, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “With an improved and revitalized iron and steel sector, we are confident that we continue reading : NEDA highlights key role of iron and steel industry in dev’t

Land governance, infra investments in agri, rural areas critical for poverty reduction – NEDA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) emphasized the need for better land governance and increased infrastructure investments in agriculture and rural areas as these remain critical for productivity, job generation, and poverty reduction in many parts of the Philippines. “Agricultural development remains a critical area for poverty reduction in many parts of the continue reading : Land governance, infra investments in agri, rural areas critical for poverty reduction – NEDA

Message of Secretary Balisacan for the Forum on Financing Options for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

MESSAGE ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Forum on Financing Options for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) The Peninsula Manila, Makati City 24 April 2015 Development partners and investors from local and foreign financial institutions, colleagues from government, sponsors of this event, guests, friends, ladies and gentlemen—a pleasant good morning. It is a pleasure continue reading : Message of Secretary Balisacan for the Forum on Financing Options for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

Message of Sec. Balisacan for the Philippine Infrastructure Development Seminar

KEYNOTE SPEECH ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General (Delivered by NEDA Assistant Director-General Kenneth V. Tanate) Philippine Infrastructure Development Seminar 23 February 2015, 9:00 AM New World Makati Hotel To Deputy Director-General Kurosawa, Mr. Niwa, and the honorable representatives of the Ministries of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan, prospective partners for continue reading : Message of Sec. Balisacan for the Philippine Infrastructure Development Seminar

Focusing on accelerating infrastructure in the Philippines

  Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan opened the first panel forum of the 2014 Mid-Year Philippine Economic Briefing at the Philippine International Convention Center on September 30, 2014. He underscored infrastructure development’s critical role in the growth and competitiveness of the Philippines and its major economic sectors in reducing poverty and creating quality employment, continue reading : Focusing on accelerating infrastructure in the Philippines