2021 Sulong Pilipinas Top 10 Actionable Recommendations

  1. To further assist and sustain farmers and organizations recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Agriculture and local government units should provide farmers with financial aid, farming implements, and consistently market local produce by the end of 2021.
  2. To improve learning outcomes and encourage innovation, the DepEd, DBM, and DOST must work together to identify how to strengthen the curriculum’s focus on science and technology as well as to pinpoint opportunities for investments in self-sufficient research facilities by 2022.
  3. To make transactions easier amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the government should provide a one-stop-shop of all government services and portals and integrate various government services within the year.
  4. To improve health and emergency response, the government, through the DOH, should provide more strategic investments, increased support for human resource, upgraded facilities, and up-to-date technology that will create long-term impact post-pandemic by 2022.
  5. To have a transportation system that efficiently moves people, goods, and promote interconnectivity, the DOTr should come up with an integrated transportation and logistics roadmap that focuses more resources on mass transit and rail systems within 5 to 8 years.
  6. To better address the adequate supply of quality construction materials in line with the Build Build Build program, the DTI must work together with manufacturers and importers of construction materials and craft a long-term plan to balance trade to achieve cost-effective targets by August 2021.
  7. To ensure effective policy enforcement, the government agencies and the military should have a faster coordination and strategic communications strategy that reaches the grassroots- and community-level.
  8. To attract regional investments, the LGUs, DepEd, and CHED should establish programs to enhance skills and talents to support sectors and industries as part of the economic recovery program starting 2021.
  9. To enable women with young children to work and provide access to jobs, the DTI, DOF, DOLE, NEDA, and DSWD should increase investments for universal social protection by 2022.
  10. To improve urban mobility, the DOTr, DPWH, and MMDA should increase investments on urban mobility infrastructure (i.e, bike lanes) and public transport reform by 2022.
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