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Program Description

The Local Governance Support Program for Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED) is an eight-year (2008-2016) collaborative Program of the Governments of Canada and the Philippines. Its goal is to foster efficient, responsive, transparent and accountable governance at all levels. Its purpose is to reduce poverty by strengthening local governance and supporting sustainable local economic development (LED).

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Investment Promotion Support

Responding to the 2009 State of Local Economic Development in the Philippines report and subsequent consultation input, the LED Support Framework provides a foundation for interagency cooperation, integrated and collaborative delivery of key local economic development programs to better meet the needs of local government units, and opportunities for capacity building to enhance local economic development effectiveness.

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LED Policies

  • Formulating a Local Investment and Incentives Code: A Guide for Local Government Units

The local investments and incentives code or LIIC is an important instrument for attracting, retaining, expanding and diversifying investments in a local economy in order to accelerate economic progress, provide employment opportunities, increase revenues, reduce poverty, and ultimately improve the quality of life of both women and men in the most proactive way.

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LED in the News

DILG supports tourism recovery in Leyte

Palompon, Leyte—Four months after the Super Typhoon Yol […]

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We’re Moving Out!

The Local Governance Support Program for Local Economic […]

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PMT Course: DILG LED Focal Persons more ready for LED Program Management

The Department of Interior and Local Governance (DILG) […]

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Other services

LED Innovations

Resources for Economic Recovery

LGSP-LED provides the materials that enumerate the steps to be taken in order to recover local economies the quickest possible way, with the littlest resources available.

LED4LGUs Curriculum

LED4LGUs is an innovative and practical curriculum designed to provide local governments with a solid understanding of the basic principles and tools for sustainable local economic development.

BPLS Helpdesk

The BPLS Help Desk is an online help facility that serves as the repository of data, information and other resources on the streamlining of business permits and licensing system (BPLS) in the country.