The National Economic and Development Authority is the Philippines’ social and economic development planning and policy coordinating body.


  • ANC series puts Philippine Development Plan in focus

    Republished from MANILA, Philippines – Dubbed as one of Asia’s greatest comeback stories in recent years, the Philippine economy has been enjoying the fastest economic growth in the region, earning 3 investment grade ratings, with a stock market hitting record highs. The country has also made great strides in the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” report, climbing 36 spots, while improving by 20 spots in the Heritage Foundation’s “Index of Economic Freedom”. Expected to help drive momentum are the

  • Video: Counting on Each Other in a World of 7 Billion

      By the close of 2011, the global population will have reached 7 billion. A world of 7 billion has implications on sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment – however, it also offers a rare call-to-action opportunity to renew global commitment for a healthy and sustainable world.

  • NEDA-Caraga visits Taganito High-Pressure Acid Leaching Processing Plant

    NEDA-Caraga headed by Regional Director Mylah Faye Aurora Cariño visited the Taganito High-Pressure Acid Leaching (THPAL) processing plant in Claver, Surigao del Norte, Friday, April 25, 2014. THPAL Processing Plant is the single largest investment in mineral processing in the country today valued at US$1.6 Billion. During the visit, the significance of the plant to the economy of Caraga and of the country as a whole was highlighted. The technologies used by THPAL in processing the metals was presented along

  • Video: Philippine Development Plan Midterm Update

      The Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 adopts a framework of inclusive growth, which means high and sustained growth that generates mass employment and reduces poverty. With good governance and anti-corruption as the overarching theme of each and every intervention, the Plan identifies specific goals, objectives, strategies, programs and projects for the medium term. 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,

  • Caraga Regional Development Council endorses fiscal year 2015 proposed budgets

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) endorsed the fiscal year 2015 proposed budgets of regional line agencies and state colleges and universities of Caraga during its 78th Full Council Meeting at Goat2geder Hotel and Restaurant, Thursday, March 20, 2014. The Caraga RDC endorsed a total of PhP32.83 billion proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 after a rigorous process of consultation with different stakeholders including civil society organizations. About 65% of the total endorsed budget went to the Social Sector amounting to

  • Gov. Sol Matugas retains Caraga Regional Development Council Chairperson post

    Gov. Sol Matugas, Surigao del Norte, retained her post as Chairperson of the Caraga Regional Development Council (RDC) serving her second term. President Benigno Aquino III reappointed Matugas on May 16, 2014 to serve for two years coinciding with her regular term as a local elective official. Matugas served as the Caraga RDC Chairperson from 2011-2013. Under her leadership, the “One Caraga” theme was adopted to encourage convergence of efforts and resources from among Caraganons. During her term, Caraga’s poverty

  • Caraga Today now on SlideShare, Issuu

    The Caraga Today is now online and can be accessed through slide hosting services SlideShare ( and Issuu ( initiative was made to make Caraga Today available anywhere to anyone needing development news from the region. As of this writing, the last three issues of the Caraga Today have been viewed 1,310 times. Following this success, NEDA-Caraga will also be uploading online other documents such as the Revised Caraga Regional Development Plan 2013-2016, Regional Economic Situationers, Regional Development Reports, and