Annual Report 2017

The challenge of development planning is one of balance. It is a matter of meeting what we call the “change challenge” while continuing the “sustainability challenge.” And while sweeping reforms and stable policies are both essential in maintaining growth and pursuing progress, there are times when we feel as if we are being pulled in opposite directions – do we shake things up or do we continue doing what works? Fortunately, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is guided by the vision of a prosperous, predominantly middle-class country by 2040.