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Philippine Development Forum

Working Group on
Decentralization and Local Government

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for Increased
Employment Opportunities and Reduced Poverty
Improved LGU
competitiveness to encourage
business activity

Increased Inter-Local
Government Cooperation

Increased LGU adaptation to


mainstream DRR/CCA in local
governance
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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Improved LGU competitiveness to encourage business activity
Up-scaling of

Business
Permit and
Licensing
System (BPLS)
DILG-LGA / DTI
/ Sub-WG on
LIR
(IFC / GIZ /
USAID /
AECID / CIDA)

To streamline the
business permits and
licensing system (BPLS)
in the Philippines to as
many LGUs as possible

Enhanced Policy Guidelines in


Implementing the Standards in
Processing Business Permits and
Licenses in all Cities and Municipalities
Training Manual on BPLS Streamlining
for LGUs
Pool of Trainers/ Coaches on BPLS
Streamlining
Computerized BPLS System: Databank
BPLS Best Practices documentation

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Improved LGU competitiveness to encourage business activity
Capacitating
LGUs on Local
Investment
Promotion

DILG / DTI/DOF
(CIDA

To improve capacity of
LGUs in engaging
business sector,
promoting local
trade/businesses and
generating employment
following reforms in their
business environment

Organization and Strengthening of Local


Economic Investment and Promotions
Officer (LEIPO)
Capacitate LGUs formulate their
Business Plans
Assist LGUs formulate/update their
Local Investments and Incentives Code
(LIIC) and Local Revenue Code (LRC)

To enhance LGU
competitiveness

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Improved LGU competitiveness to encourage business activity
Development
of Seal of LGU
Competitiveness
DILG-BLGS
(LGSP-LEDCIDA/USAIDINVEST

To assess the ability of a


local government to
optimize its resource
endowment and to build
on a policy of local
government-private
sector partnership
towards economic
transformation

Development of Indicator Framework


and Protocols
Scaling up of Indicators
Roll-out Strategy
Competency Development for Assessors
and Validators
Baseline date of LGUs relative to
business competitiveness
List of LGUs displaying high level of
business competitiveness, subject to the
conferment of the Seal
List of LGUs which are in need of
capability building

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Improved LGU competitiveness to encourage business activity
Provincial
Road
Management
Facility
DILG-OPDS
(AusAID)

To promote economic growth


and improve public access to
public services in Southern
Philippines through:

Rehabilitation and
maintenance of a core road
network of 1,000kms of
provincial roads in selected
provinces in Visayas and
Mindanao
Strengthening of provincial
institutional capacities and
governance systems using
road management as an
entry point in the
institutionalization of reforms

Rehabilitation and maintenance of about 12500kms of


Core Provincial Road Network in the 10 PRMF partner
provinces: Bohol, Guimaras, Misamis Occidental,
Bukidnon, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Misamis
Oriental and the 3 new provinces of Aklan, Davao del
Norte, and Lanao del Norte
1.

2.
3.
4.

Development of Multi year Budgets linked to


provincial plans thru adoption of Provincial Road
Network Development Planning Systems and
processes
Fully functional Internal Control and Audit Systems
and Processes
Fully functional Human Resource Management and
Development Office
Institutionalization of strategic Financial and
Expenditure Management Systems and improved
revenue generation

Transparent and accountable procurement system that is


compliant with the Government Procurement Law (RA
9184) and contracting out of locally funded projects

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased Inter-Local Government Cooperation
Promoting
inter-local
cooperation
among LGUs

DILG-BLGD
(GIZ/CIDA)

To promote cooperation
among LGUs for more
efficient delivery of basic
services

To development capacity
of LGUs in managing joint
projects with other LGUs

Updating of ILC policy


Capacity building of DILG Regional
Focal Persons on ILC
Technical support to the
organization/revival of LGU clusters
Assistance n the development of LGU
Cluster Plans

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased Inter-Local Government Cooperation
Local
Government
Support
Program for
Local
Economic
Development
(LGSP-LED)
DILG/DTI/DOT
(CIDA)

To reduce poverty by
strengthening local
governance and
supporting sustainable
local economic
development (LED).

LED policy harmonization and program


coordination among DILG and other
NGAs including the establishments and
strengthening of inter-agency
mechanism
Enhanced DILG and other NGAs
capacities in the development and
implementation of specific policies and
measures
Enhanced capacity of NGAs through
ETT and other national and local
convergence mechanisms in providing
access to better information on LED
trends, opportunities and good practices
to LGUs/Alliances

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased Inter-Local Government Cooperation
Local
Government
Support
Program for
Local
Economic
Development
(LGSP-LED)
DILG/DTI/DOT
(CIDA)

To reduce poverty by
strengthening local
governance and
supporting sustainable
local economic
development (LED).

Support LGU/Alliance to develop:


1. A core LED Team with capacities to
support the development of tourism
circuits
2. Business-friendly and LED-enabling
strategies, policies, programs;
3. Established local Tourism Councils and
Business Associations
4. Tourism Statistics and information
systems to support evidence-based
planning for LED;
5. Product development action plans for
their priority Tourism Circuits
6. PFS and investment packages priority
attraction or tourism infrastructure
projects
7. Programs to develop the skills of tourism
enterprise workers and entrepreneurs

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased Inter-Local Government Cooperation

Financing
Inter-Local
Cooperation
Projects
MDFO

To provide MDFO
policies and capacity
building on the
development of the
financing window on
inter-local cooperation

Financing window on inter-local


cooperation

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased LGU adaptation to mainstream DRR/CCA in local PPAs

Mainstreaming
DRR/CCA in
local
governance
NEDA-RDCS
(UNDP-AusAID,
and MDG-F
Programme of
UNDP-Spanish
Government)

To capacitate LGUs
mainstream disaster
risk./vulnerability
assessment in planning
and decision making

Technical Assistance to Provinces on the


Preparation of Disaster Risk/Vulnerability
Assessment Reports and Disaster Risk
Reduction (DRR)/Climate Change
Adaptation (CCA)-enhanced PDPFPs
1. 46 draft Provincial DR/VA Reports
2. 10 draft DRR/CCA-enhanced
PDPFPs

Reference Manual on Mainstreaming


DRR/CCA in CLUPs. Reference Manual
pilot tested in one city (Surigao City) and
3 municipalities in Surigao del Norte
(Claver, Bacuag and Gigaquit)

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased LGU adaptation to mainstream DRR/CCA in local governance
Enhancing
LGU Capacity
on Climate
Change
Adaptation
and Disaster
Risk
Reduction and
Management

To build the capacities of the


LGUs in addressing the
impacts of disaster and
institutionalization of the
framework and
mainstreaming DRR/CCA in
Local Government Systems
and Procedures

Guidelines on DRR/CCA mainstreaming


in local government system and
procedures
Capacity-building to most vulnerable
LGUs on mainstreaming DRR/CCA in
CDPs
Enhanced LGU capacities to formulate
DRRM/CCA compliant CDPs

DILG-BLGD
(WB)

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased LGU adaptation to mainstream DRR/CCA in local governance
Philippine
Cities Climate
Change
Adaptation
Project

To enhance capacities on
planning and implementing
projects for climate change,
assessment, adaptation and
disaster risk reduction

Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment


Mainstreamed into the LCCAP of 4 cities
VAA/LCCAP mainstreamed into the
CLUP and CDP
Cities with Vulnerability Analysis (VAA)
Report

DILG/HUDCC/
DENR/
OCD/NEDA
(UN-Habitat)

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Development Agenda 3: Accelerating Local


Economic and Sustainable Development for
Increased Employment Opportunities and Reduced
Poverty
Outcome: Increased LGU adaptation to mainstream DRR/CCA in local governance
Inclusion of
CCA and
expanded
coverage of
Disaster
Management
Assistance
Fund (DMAF)

To encourage LGUs to
avail of DMAF for
additional financing

Continuous orientation/advocacy
workshop on LGUs to avail of
DMAF

MDFO

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MARAMING SALAMAT
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