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  • 28th Oct 15

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    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 grants totaling US$14.37 billion. The report showed that indicators of government’s absorptive capacity for ODA Loans – disbursement level, disbursement rate, availment rate and...

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    27th Oct 15

    PH, Japan advance cooperation efforts to improve MM transport infrastructure

    MANILA – The Governments of the Philippines and Japan have advanced their cooperation efforts to improve transport infrastructure in Metro Manila through a roadmap aimed to establish a modern and efficient transportation network taking off from the NEDA Board-approved Roadmap for Transport Infrastructure Development for Metropolitan Manila and its Surrounding Areas. The Cooperation Roadmap for Quality Infrastructure Development in the Transport Sector in Metropolitan Manila Area is intended to steer the development programs and projects, as well as harmonize...

  • 27th Oct 15


    STATEMENT ARSENIO M. BALISACAN Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Press Conference for the 1st Ministerial-Level Steering Committee Meeting for the Cooperation Roadmap for Quality Infrastructure Development in the Transport Sector in Metropolitan Manila Area 27 October 2015 NEDA Executive Lounge To our friends from the media, colleagues in government, development partners, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. Earlier today, the Governments of the Philippines and Japan marked another milestone in our long and enduring relations, as we convened for...

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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. (415) 525-6498