Presentation on theme: "LINC-EG Support for Reforms in Business Permits and Licensing Systems (BPLS) in the Philippines Local Implementation of National Competitiveness for Economic."— Presentation transcript:
LINC-EG Support for Reforms in Business Permits and Licensing Systems (BPLS) in the Philippines Local Implementation of National Competitiveness for Economic Growth (LINC-EG) A USAID-supported project managed by Nathan Associates Inc.
Summary of Technical Assistance Activities Capacity Building BPLS Streamlining in key Mindanao Cities Policy Support for BPLS Reforms
USAID/Philippines Launched LINC-EG! IMPLEMENTATION of policy reforms has a LOCAL orientation, particularly in Mindanao, to effectively implement NATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS enhancement reforms at the local level to increase investments and trade and accelerate ECONOMIC GROWTH in these areas.
CAPACITY BUILDING (1) LGU Training of 10 LGUs in Mindanao on the Streamlining of Business Renewals – December 2010 (2) Training of Trainers from DTI, DILG, BPLOs and Private Sector Coaches on BPLS Standards – August & September 2010 (3) Assessment Workshop for Davao – Nov.- Dec (4) Assessment Workshop for General Santos – Dec (5) BPLS Online Help Desk
In Cagayan de Oro City BPLS Streamlining of Key Mindanao Cities Designed and implemented BPLS reforms, including automation of processes Establishment of the Business One- Stop Shops (BOSS) In Butuan City Conducted a study tour in Cebu Trained BOSS personnel
In General Santos City BPLS Streamlining of Key Mindanao Cities Organized a study tour in Manila Assisted in the formulation of an Action Plan for BPLS reforms In Davao City Assisted in the formulation of an Action Plan for BPLS reforms
Policy Support for BPLS Reforms Improving the Business Enterprise Inspection System Guidelines for BPLS Computerization Guidebook for Policy Makers Toward Sustainable BPLS Streamlining
Improving the Business Enterprise Inspection System Outputs: - review the policy, legal, and institutional framework for inspection - assess consistency of local inspection regulations with national laws - examine implementation of inspection laws - recommendations on the integration of local regulations - Guidebook on Reforming LGU Inspection System Timeframe: March – June 2011 Consultants: Atty. Rachel Follosco, Noel Macalalad
Guidelines for BPLS Computerization Outputs: - Base design for the development of a more comprehensive /detailed systems application design for a computerized BPLS - documentation of good practices in BPLS computerization -Guidelines for BPLS Computerization of LGUs Timeframe: March – June 2011 Consultant: Fe Ferriols
Guidebook for Policy Makers Toward Sustainable BPLS Streamlining Outputs - Advocacy Tool for Local Chief Executives - Guide for Management of the Reform Process Timeframe- May-June 2011 Consultant:
BPLS Online Help Desk Objectives: Provide an online helpline facility for the use initially of DTI, DILG coaches and eventually the LGUs Features: - helpline (e-group; yahoo groups) - description of the program (components, BPLS standards, coverage) - policy issuances - knowledge products - FAQs - Directory of Coaches - Project Updates