NEDA Board Committee on land use to review National Spatial Strategy

MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Land Use Committee (NLUC) reconvened on November 29, 2016 and agreed to review the National Spatial Strategy (NSS), among other current land use policy concerns. The NSS is the core strategy of the National Physical Framework Plan (NPFP) 2016-2045, which intends to guide sub-national physical and

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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

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NEDA, JICA discuss Davao Infra Dev’t project with incoming President Duterte

The Japanese government and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) recently discussed Japan’s offer of support for the institutionalization of urban infrastructure planning and formulation in Davao City with its outgoing mayor and President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte. Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Mr. Kazuhide Ishikawa and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief Representative Susumu

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NEDA CONTINUES AMBISYON NATIN 2040 STAKEHOLDER FORUM IN MINDANAO

Following an earlier kick-off event in Dumaguete City in the Visayas, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is set to hold its second regional knowledge sharing and stakeholder consultation for AmBisyon Natin 2040 in Cagayan De Oro City. “We want to create a sense of ownership for AmBisyon Natin 2040, by giving the Filipino

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Secretary Balisacan pushes for greater inclusivity of growth at NRO XII visit

“It is our duty as planners to ensure that the growth is inclusive as possible,” Economic  Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan said  during his meeting with the NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII officials and staff on October 7  in Koronadal City. Secretary Balisacan emphasized this point because he noted that while he

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REINA folks appreciate NEDA-DOT tourism cluster planning

Councilor Rolando B. Avellano  of   Infanta, Quezon welcomed the facilitators and participants of the Real, Infant and General Nakar  (REINA) Cluster Tourism Master Planning Workshop on  September 30 until   October 1  at the  Fiesta Restaurant, Infanta, Quezon. In his welcome message,   Councilor  Avellano said that  Municipal Government of Infanta is delighted that the national government

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NRO IV-A celebrates Month of the Elderly with Sinag Kalinga Foundation

As part of the celebration of the Month of the Elderly,  the NEDA  Regional Office (NRO)  IV-A visited Sinag Kalinga Foundation, an elderly facility located in Barangay Ayute, Lucban, Quezon, on   October 9. In a short program, the NEDA staff entertained the lolos and lolas with a drama skit, songs and dance presentations. The staff

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NRO VI enhances research capabilities of K-12 teachers

To enhance research capabilities of K-12 teachers, the NEDA Regional Office (NRO) VI in Western Visayas  supports  the call of its  faculty members  to conduct  a training on research.  In collaboration with the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. (PSAI), a private non-stock, non-profit foundation, NEDA Region VI will conduct a two day, live-out Training Workshop on

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JDS now accepting nominees for scholarships to Japan

The Japan Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) Project under the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) is accepting nominees for its Japanese Academic Year 2016-2017 Master’s Programs. The project will provide Filipinos with an opportunity to take one to two-year Master courses at Japanese universities with full tuition, air fare and accommodation expense

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NRO VI to conduct 26th Regional Statistics Quiz for high school students

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) VI in Western Visayas will spearhead the conduct of the 26th Regional Statistics Quiz for high school students. The event will be NRO VI’s  contribution to the celebration of the National Statistics Month (NSM) this October 2015. Regional Director Ro-Ann A. Bacal of the NRO VI  is the Chairperson of

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