cover image: 2010 - State of Local Economic Development (LED) in the Philippines


2010 - State of Local Economic Development (LED) in the Philippines

28 Sep 2010

In the State of the Nation address (SONA), the President said, "The basic task of the MTPDP for the period 2004-2010 is to fight poverty and build prosperity for the greatest number of the Filipino people. [...] Agribusiness is the sum total of all operations involved in the manufacture and distribution of farm supplies; production activities on the farm; and the storage, Local Governance Support Program-Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED) 13 The State of Local Economic Development (LED) in the Philippines 2010 processing, and distribution of farm commodities and items made from them (Davis and Goldberg. [...] The DILG supported both the Presidents SONA and the mandates of the Code for LED through the establishment of the Local Economic Transformation Program (LETP). [...] The memorandum of agreement (MOA) was signed by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Finance (DOF), Export Development Council (EDC), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP), League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), League of Municipalities of the Philippine. [...] The implementation of the BMBE among LGUs is further strengthened by the issuance of the DILG MC 2008-151 issued on October 6, 2008 encouraging the LGUs to support the formation of BMBEs through the provision of incentives and benefits to generate much needed employment and alleviate poverty.



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