Project Title & Location
LEGASPI-IRIGA-NAGA-DAET GROWTH CORRIDOR
COORDINATING COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME THROUGH OIDCI
Orient Integrated Development Consultants, Inc.
- Tourism Development Analysis
The Legaspi-Iriga-Naga-Daet Growth Corridor (LINDGC) is the central strategy to accelerate the growth of a dynamic sector of the Bicol River Basin Area. This is to be undertaken through agro-industrialization. A paramount goal that runs through the development plan is growth with equity. Emphasis is given to basic infrastructure and services. Increased food production, agro-industrialization and tourism are identified as the most important growth strategies. The LINDGC covers twenty-two (22) local government units traversed by the Daang Maharlika from Legaspi City at the south end to Daet at the north end. The Masterplan serves as the blueprint for the development of the LINDGC in consonance with the regions provincial development plans and national policies.
Planning Resources and Operations Systems, Inc. participated in the preparation of the tourism component of the Plan employing the Butler-PROS Parametric Model to identify tourism sites in various stages of development.
The regional masterplan is formulated on the basis of principles of sustainability, socio-economic equity, participatory development and an integrated development approach for the rural and urban sectors. The LINDGC Board and Economic Development Council (EDC) is tasked to undertake the overall management and supervision on the regional scale. The local government units takes the lead in implementing the plan in their respective city or municipality.