• 15th Apr 14

    Sec. Balisacan graces the 1st National Forum on Energy Economics

    P.R. No. 2014-12 Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan discussed with University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Chancellor Dr. Rex Victor Cruz and UPLB College of Economics and Management Dean Dr. Isabelita M. Pabuayon during the 1st National Forum on Energy Economics last week at the Acacia Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City. In his speech, the NEDA Chief highlighted the need to address pressing problems concerning energy to enable our country to reach its growth potential and to...

  • 15th Apr 14

    NEDA Chief meets with Canadian Ambassador

    P.R. No. 2014-11 Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan (right) met with Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines Neil Reeder (left) recently at the NEDA Central Office. At the meeting, Reeder shared how the vast networks of Filipino communities in Canada have contributed to the strengthening of diplomatic and development ties between the two countries. Balisacan added that this increasing linkage is also reflected through the growth of Canadian companies in the country, especially in the sectors of Information Technology-Business Process...

  • 15th Apr 14

    NEDA releases Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 Midterm Update online

    P.R. No. 2014-10 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) released in a press briefing on Monday the full text of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016 Midterm Update with revalidated Results Matrices (RMs), through its official website. NEDA Deputy Director-General Emmanuel F. Esguerra (left) and Assistant Director-General Rosemarie Edillon (right) discussed the updated PDP at the briefing held at the Development Academy of the Philippines in Pasig City. The Updated PDP seeks to adjust the development policies, strategies...


Plans and Reports

The Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 Midterm Update

The PDP Midterm Update realigns the government’s strategies to craft and implement concrete solutions to the country’s problems, and speed up the creation of high quality jobs, reduce poverty and achieve inclusive growth.It specifies indicators of efficiency and effectiveness to measure success, and is committed to quality-of-life targets such as creating the conditions for productive and remunerative work and improving overall well-being. Beyond income poverty, the Plan views poverty as deprivation in multiple dimensions, and thus approaches poverty reduction as also ensuring people’s access to health, education, water, sanitation, and secure shelter, among others. Read more