REGIONS MUST WORK ON NEW GROWTH DRIVERS TO REACH DEV’T TARGETS-NEDA

August 3, 2018 MANILA—Coming from their Regional Development Plans (RDPs), regions must enhance growth drivers and tap new ones to reach or even exceed medium-term development targets, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Latest release of gross regional domestic product (GRDP) data show that three regions had exceeded their GRDP target for 2022 continue reading : REGIONS MUST WORK ON NEW GROWTH DRIVERS TO REACH DEV’T TARGETS-NEDA

Regions outside Metro Manila get big share in infra projects over medium term

February 13, 2018 MANILA— Regions outside Metro Manila are getting a big share in the total number of infrastructure programs and projects of the government over the medium-term, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. Of the total 4,985 infrastructure programs and projects listed in the government’s investment program from 2017 to 2022, some continue reading : Regions outside Metro Manila get big share in infra projects over medium term

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

CONNECTIVITY TO SUSTAIN GROWTH IN CENTRAL VISAYAS

CEBU CITY — Central Visayas (Region VII) aims to distribute economic growth among its municipalities by linking major urban centers, key production areas, and market centers, as stated in its Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017–2022, launched today in Cebu. RDPs are socioeconomic development blueprints of the different regions in the country in line with the continue reading : CONNECTIVITY TO SUSTAIN GROWTH IN CENTRAL VISAYAS

CARAGA TO HEIGHTEN MINING REGULATIONS, PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE JOBS

BUTUAN CITY — Considered the new mining capital of the country, the Caraga Region aims to curb the negative impact of mining, as stated in its Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022, which was launched yesterday. RDPs are socioeconomic development blueprints of the different regions in the country in line with the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) continue reading : CARAGA TO HEIGHTEN MINING REGULATIONS, PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE JOBS

LAGGING REGIONS NEED TO CATCH UP- NEDA

The consistent concentration of growth from three regions reveal the need to address inequality in the distribution of development within the country, according to the Natnal Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the National Capital Region (NCR) remains the top contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from 2010-2015 continue reading : LAGGING REGIONS NEED TO CATCH UP- NEDA

Regional, national gov’t officials discuss priorities for 2016 national budget

MANILA –The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) facilitated a dialogue between the Regional Development Councils (RDCs) and the central offices of national government agencies (NGAs) to discuss regional and local priority programs and projects in relation to the agencies’ priority thrusts for 2016. NEDA pushed for the revival of the dialogue, which was last continue reading : Regional, national gov’t officials discuss priorities for 2016 national budget