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PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2011-2016

MDGs in the National Development Plan

Cleofe S. Pastrana
National Economic and Development Authority Republic of the Philippines Sub-Regional Workshop for LDCs in Achieving MDGs Incheon, Republic of Korea 14 16 September 2011

Outline of presentation
§ Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016 § Inclusion of the MDGs in Various PDP Chapters § Challenges in Achieving the MDGs

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Social Contract with the Filipino People
A country with an organized and widely shared rapid expansion of our economy through a government dedicated to honing and mobilizing our people s skills and energies as well as the responsible harnessing of our natural resources.

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Three broad strategies to achieve inclusive growth...
INCLUSIVE GROWTH

OUTCOMES

REDUCE POVERTY

INCREASE EMPLOYMENT PDP 2011-2016

BROAD STRATEGIES

HIGH AND SUSTAINED ECONOMIC GROWTH

EQUAL ACCESS TO DEVELOPMENT
OPPORTUNITIES

EFFECTIVE AND RESPONSIVE SOCIAL SAFETY NETS
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Social Contract s 16-Point Agenda

Philippine Development Plan

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Key programs and strategies in the Philippine Development Plan 20112016

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Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 1. Introduction 2. Macroeconomic Policy 3. Competitive Industry and Services Sectors 4. Competitive and Sustainable Agriculture and Fisheries Sector 5. Accelerating Infrastructure Development

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Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 6. Towards a Dynamic and Resilient Financial System 7. Good Governance and the Rule of Law 8. Social Development 9. Peace and Security 10. Conservation, Protection and Rehabilitation of the Environment and Natural Resources Towards Sustainable Development Republic of the Philippines

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Where do the Millennium Development Goals come in?

The Philippine Development Plan affirms the government s commitment to attain the MDGs. Republic of the Philippines
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Chapter 1: In pursuit of inclusive growth
[Inclusive growth] is sustained growth that creates jobs, draws the majority into the economic and social mainstream, and continuously reduces mass poverty. Growth in short was not inclusive owing to the basic disregard of the people s will and failure to render full and complete justice for all ... hence the MDG of universal primary education is consistent with inclusive growth . Republic of the Philippines

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Chapter 3: Competitive Industry and Services Sector
The government will [therefore]: (1) maintain and safeguard economic security in multilateral, regional, and bilateral economic engagements; (2) maintain and safeguard national and economic security through strategic partnerships within the Asian region to ensure that Philippine foreign policy decisions, are taken in the context of Asian Regionalism and Asian Community; (3) continuously evaluate multilateralism and the stability of international organizations; and (4) work to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) targets by 2015 and reduce poverty through intensified international cooperation. Republic of the Philippines

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Chapter 4: Competitive and Sustainable Agriculture and Fisheries Sector The sector s (agriculture and fisheries) development is therefore vital in achieving inclusive growth and poverty reduction as well as attaining the targets under the MDGs.

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Chapter 7: Good Governance and Rule of Law
Corruption and lack of transparency are major constraints to the achievement of the MDGs. To say that corruption and poor governance abet...
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