This article originally appeared on Business Insider.
The Philippines is a country with a complex web of regulatory frameworks and complex relationships that make it hard for businesses to grow.
It also has a huge talent shortage that can make it harder to attract the best talent from abroad.
But now, the country is looking to tap into one of its most promising and vibrant digital development networks to help fill that talent gap.
The Philippines Development Authority (PDA) is planning to launch a digital development network, or DPN, to help bring in the best talents from around the world to build its future digital economy.
“The Philippine economy is diversified,” said the President Rodrigo Duterte, who also chairs the PDA.
“I believe that we should have a network that brings together talent from all over the world and we should not only look for talent in the Philippines but also talent in other countries.”
The President’s Vision of Digital Philippines “If we have the right skills, then we can build the Philippines Digital economy and build it to a new level,” Duterte said during a keynote speech to the Philippines Chamber of Commerce.
To help create a digital economy in the country, Duterte launched the PDPN, a plan to bring in foreign talent.
The initiative will see a number of PDA projects focused on digital innovation and digital entrepreneurship, including the PPDN Project (a “Project for Digital Entrepreneurship” that will help build a “Digital Entrepreneurs Club”) and the PDBE Project (an initiative that will build digital talent pipelines).
The PDPP is a plan by the President’s office to help build the digital economy and bring in talent, said the president, who will be signing a number that include a new PDP program that will give Filipinos opportunities to learn new skills in the digital industry.
“We need more talent in these fields.
The Filipino talent pool is not sufficient.
It is the country’s talent that can build digital platforms and help create the digital world,” Duterte told a crowd of thousands of Filipinos at the opening of the PAD.
According to PDA President Rodrigo Bautista, the plan will give the Philippines the best of both worlds, in terms of talent and innovation.
In his speech, Duterte said the country has the largest number of Filipino citizens in the world, but a shortage of talent.
He also said the Philippines is one of the best places to work in the entire world, given its strong technology and engineering base.
PDA is the first government-led initiative to create a network to help attract talent from around Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia, said Bautis.
With the Philippines having a high population of people of color, he said the initiative will bring in talented and diverse talent.
“There is a need for more talent and the Philippines needs more talent from the Southeast Asia region.
I am optimistic,” he said.
So what does the President think of the idea?
The PDP is a project to attract talented talent from different countries, including from Africa, and to build the Philippine Digital economy, he added.
While the Philippines has the highest number of Filipinas in the globe, there are still some gaps in the talent pool.
The country has some of the world’s largest ethnic and religious communities, and is a hub for tourism and education.
However, the PDEA has a very active pipeline of talent, including those from Africa and the Middle Eastern region.
President Duterte said there are some advantages of this.
For one, the Philippines can attract talented people who will bring innovation and new ideas to the country.
Another advantage is that the Philippines will have more talent than the US, he noted.
Bautista said the idea is not to build a digital infrastructure but to bring together talented people from around Asia and Africa, including Filipinos, to build digital enterprises in the region.
The President said that while the Philippines still has some talent, the talent pipeline is very good and is growing.
As the Philippines continues to diversify, he believes that the country will be a better and better place for digital businesses.
A strong digital economy is a major part of the Philippines’ future, said Duterte.
We need to build this digital economy so that we can attract more talent to build it, said President Bautas.
What are the pros and cons of the initiative?
To attract talent, Duterte’s plan will have to focus on the Philippines, he explained.
His administration has been busy building digital infrastructure to help connect businesses in the area of social media, digital marketing, and digital distribution.
At the same time, the government wants to keep the country competitive in the global market.
One of the first steps in this regard is to attract talent to the Philippine digital economy, Bautes said.
The initiative will have a number different components