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

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

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

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

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

Secretary Balisacan speaks on behalf of President Aquino at JICA event

  Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan joined the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in celebrating the 60 years of Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) in the Philippines last August 7 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila. Secretary Balisacan, in his speech on behalf of President Aquino, cited the landmark projects supported by Japan’s continue reading : Secretary Balisacan speaks on behalf of President Aquino at JICA event