The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) serves as National and Regional Development Plan and Program Coordinator (by issuing planning guidelines and conducting multisectoral/regional consultations); Public Investment Evaluator and Programmer (by coordinating the Official Development Assistance and appraising programs and projects); Development Plan, Program and Project Monitor (by conducting program/project evaluation and on-site reviews and consultations); and Technical Assistance Provider (by providing technical/secretariat services to the NEDA Board and its Committees, Regional Development Councils, Philippine Council for Sustainable Development, National Land Use Committee, inter-agency bodies, and other clients, including local government units).

Legal Basis

Presidential Decree No.1 (September 21, 1972)

Integrated Reorganization Plan, organized the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) from the merger of the Presidential Economic Staff and the National Economic Council.

Presidential Decree No. 107 (January 24, 1973)

Activation of the existing National Economic Development Authority into a National Economic and Development Authority, absorbing thereby the NEDA as organized.

Executive Order No. 230 (July 22, 1987)

Reorganized the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to be composed of two separate and distinct entities, the NEDA Board and the Secretariat.