PH ODA REACHES USD 30.7 BILLION IN 2020

September 27, 2021 The Philippines’ active official development assistance (ODA) portfolio reached USD 30.7 billion in 2020, a 46.6 percent increase from the previous USD 20.9 billion in 2019, said the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Based on NEDA’s recently released ODA Portfolio Review Report for CY 2020, the active ODA portfolio consisted of 30 program loans, continue reading : PH ODA REACHES USD 30.7 BILLION IN 2020

(CORRECTION) Re: August 31 NEDA Media Release: PH ODA REACHES USD21.62 BILLION IN 2019; ADD’L FUNDING FOR COVID-19 AT USD10.94 BILLION IN 2020

CORRECTION: The NEDA media release last August 31, 2020 incorrectly said that “…ODA loans and grants amounting to USD 10.94 billion have been added to the country’s total ODA portfolio…” The USD 10.94 billion actually refers to the amount indicated in the 3rd pillar of the Four-Pillar Socioeconomic Strategy Against Covid-19 (projected ODA of USD continue reading : (CORRECTION) Re: August 31 NEDA Media Release: PH ODA REACHES USD21.62 BILLION IN 2019; ADD’L FUNDING FOR COVID-19 AT USD10.94 BILLION IN 2020

ICC-CABCOM OKs FOUR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

November 7, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority Board’s Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on November 6, 2019, four infrastructure projects. In particular, the ICC-CabCom approved the following: the Samal Island-Davao City Connector (SIDC) and the Camarines Sur High-Speed Highway Projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); the Davao Public continue reading : ICC-CABCOM OKs FOUR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

JAPAN REMAINS TOP ODA SOURCE AS OF END-SEPT 2018

December 28, 2018 Japan remained the top provider of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to the Philippines as of September, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reported Friday. Its loans and grants stood at USD 5.98 billion, accounting for 41.20 percent of the country’s total active ODA portfolio. It was followed by the World Bank continue reading : JAPAN REMAINS TOP ODA SOURCE AS OF END-SEPT 2018

ODA PROJECTS IN 2017 ADVANCE PH DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

August 15, 2018 MANILA— Projects and programs funded by Official Development Assistance (ODA) through loans and grants made significant contributions to the Philippines’ efforts in achieving targets laid out in the medium-term development plan, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. In its 2017 ODA Portfolio Review Report, NEDA outlined how 27 programs and continue reading : ODA PROJECTS IN 2017 ADVANCE PH DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

JAPAN TO HELP FUND 6 OF 13 NEW INFRA PROJECTS

March 2, 2018 Official Development Assistance (ODA) from the Government of Japan will help fund almost half, or 6 of 13, of NEDA Board newly approved infrastructure projects. “Japan is one of our long-time and most trusted development partners. We recognize its commitment to technical excellence in infrastructure,” Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said continue reading : JAPAN TO HELP FUND 6 OF 13 NEW INFRA PROJECTS

Keynote Address of Secretary Pernia at 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan

Keynote Address Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan New World Makati Hotel, Philippines February 22, 2018 Good morning, everyone. Japan’s Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Koji Haneda, Philippines’ Ambassador to Japan H.E. Jose C. Laurel V, Chairman Teruo Asada of the Japan-Philippines continue reading : Keynote Address of Secretary Pernia at 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan

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-ICC APPROVES MINDANAO RAILWAY, THREE INFRA PROJECTS FOR APPROVAL

June 7, 2017   The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board’s Investment Coordination Committee (ICC), in its joint ICC-Technical Board and Cabinet Committee meeting on June 1, 2017, approved the Mindanao Railway Project’s (MRP) Tagum-Davao-Digos (MRP-TDD) segment and two other rail projects of the Department of Transportation (DOTr). In approving these projects, the ICC continue reading : NEDA-ICC APPROVES MINDANAO RAILWAY, THREE INFRA PROJECTS FOR APPROVAL

Presentation on the Official Development Assistance and Public Private Partnership in Financing Public Infrastructure by NEDA Undersecretary Rolando G. Tungpalan

Presentation on the Official Development Assistance and Public Private Partnership in Financing Public Infrastructure by NEDA Undersecretary Rolando G. Tungpalan Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) General Membership Meeting May 30, 2017; Makati Shangri-la Members of the Management Association of the Philippines, good afternoon. Let me thank the MAP for this opportunity to shed light continue reading : Presentation on the Official Development Assistance and Public Private Partnership in Financing Public Infrastructure by NEDA Undersecretary Rolando G. Tungpalan

ICC CABCOM ENDORSES REGIONAL PROJECTS TO NEDA BOARD

In its September 28 meeting, the Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved seven projects, six of which are regional projects seen to disperse development and re-balance national economic growth to the regions. “These projects will ensure the realization of the Duterte administration’s goals to reduce poverty and inequality by focusing on regional, rural, and agricultural continue reading : ICC CABCOM ENDORSES REGIONAL PROJECTS TO NEDA BOARD

ODA-FUNDED PROJECTS, PROGRAMS IMPROVED PERFORMANCE IN 2014

MANILA – The financial performance of projects and programs funded through Official Development Assistance (ODA) improved in 2014, indicating greater government efficiency in resource and program management, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The NEDA ODA Portfolio Review for 2014 reported that the Philippines’ ODA portfolio consists of 76 loans and 449 continue reading : ODA-FUNDED PROJECTS, PROGRAMS IMPROVED PERFORMANCE IN 2014

ODA loan disbursement triples in Q4 2014

MANILA—The financial performance of projects and programs funded through Official Development Assistance (ODA) improved as the disbursement level in the fourth quarter of 2014 tripled from the same period of last year, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “Comparing the financial performance in the fourth quarter of 2014 from the same period continue reading : ODA loan disbursement triples in Q4 2014

Message of NEDA Deputy Director-General Rolando Tungpalan at the Launching of the EU-PH Development Cooperation Report 2015

MESSAGE Deputy Director-General Rolando G. Tungpalan Signing of the Covering Note of the EU Multi Annual Indicative Programme 2014-2020 and the Launching of the 2nd Edition of the Joint- EU Member States Publication on EU Development Assistance to the Philippines Shangri-La Hotel Makati 13 January 2015 His Excellency Ambassador Guy Ledoux, the Honorable Ambassadors of continue reading : Message of NEDA Deputy Director-General Rolando Tungpalan at the Launching of the EU-PH Development Cooperation Report 2015

Sec. Balisacan meets with members of Japan ODA Research Mission

  Sec. Balisacan meets with members of Japan ODA Research Mission. Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan and NEDA Deputy-Director General Rolando G. Tungpalan met with Ambassador Toshinao Urabe, Foreign Affairs Minister Takuya Akiyama, and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Philippines Chief Representative Noriaki Niwa and Senior Representative Eigo Azukizawa last August 19 at the continue reading : Sec. Balisacan meets with members of Japan ODA Research Mission