Medium Term Philippine Development Plan

Alignment to the President’s 0+10 Socio-Economic Agenda

TARLAC WITHIN THE PRESIDENT’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC AGENDA

0. Law and Order – Stamp out criminality, drugs, smuggling, kidnapping, address traffic crisis, honor sanctity of contracts, etc.

1. Continue and maintain current macroeconomic policies, including fiscal, monetary, and trade policies

2. Institute progressive tax reform and more effective tax collection, indexing taxes to inflation. A tax reform package will be submitted to Congress by September 2016.

3. Increase competitiveness and the ease of doing business. This effort will draw upon successful models used to attract business to local cities (e.g., Davao) and pursue the relaxation of the Constitutional restrictions on foreign ownership, except as regards land ownership in order to attract foreign direct investment;

Alignment to the President’s 0+10 Socio-Economic Agenda

TARLAC WITHIN THE PRESIDENT’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC AGENDA

4. Accelerate annual infrastructure spending to account for 5% of GDP, with Public-Private Partnerships playing a key role.

5. Promote rural and value chain development toward increasing agricultural and rural enterprise productivity and rural tourism.

6. Ensure security of land tenure to encourage investments, and address bottlenecks in land management and titling agencies.

7. Invest in human capital development, including health and education systems, and match skills and training to meet the demand of businesses and the private sector.

Alignment to the President’s 0+10 Socio-Economic Agenda

TARLAC WITHIN THE PRESIDENT’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC AGENDA

8. Promote science, technology, and the creative arts to enhance innovation and creative capacity towards self-sustaining, inclusive development.

9. Improve social protection programs, including the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer program, to protect the poor against instability and economic shocks.

10. Strengthen implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law to enable especially poor couple to make informe choices on financial and family planning.

Aligning Tarlac to the:

Thrusts and Priorities of the Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (2017-2022) by NEDA Regional Office 3

1. The Cental Luzon Development Plan

2. The New Medium-Term Filipino Development Plan (MFDP)

Thrusts and Priorities:

AmBisyon 2040

The President’s 0+10 Point Socio-Economic Agenda

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

3. The MFDP Framework